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UNICEF/Frank Dejongh/UN0513433
blog

What can social science research teach us about COVID-19 vaccine deployment?

15th September 2021
Global engagement is needed to acknowledge COVID-19 vaccine supply as a social justice issue, and demand for the scaling-up of…
Briefings

Key Considerations for Epidemic Response and Preparedness in Niger fr

This technical brief was prepared by IDS in December 2020 to support the embedding of social science and anthropological perspectives in UK AID-supported Tackling Deadly Diseases in Africa (TDDA) technical assistance and its Early Response Mechanism. It draws on a…
Tackling Deadly Diseases in Africa
2021
Briefings

Key Considerations for Epidemic Response and Preparedness in Mali fr

This technical brief was prepared by IDS in July 2021 to support the embedding of social science and anthropological perspectives in UK AID-supported Tackling Deadly Diseases in Africa (TDDA) technical assistance and its Early Response Mechanism. It draws on a…
Tackling Deadly Diseases in Africa
2021
Briefings

Key Considerations for Epidemic Response and Preparedness in Chad fr

This technical brief was prepared by IDS in December 2020 to support the embedding of social science and anthropological perspectives in UK AID-supported Tackling Deadly Diseases in Africa (TDDA) technical assistance and its Early Response Mechanism. It draws on a…
Tackling Deadly Diseases in Africa
2021
Briefings

Key Considerations for Epidemic Response and Preparedness in Cameroon fr

This technical brief was prepared by IDS in July 2021 to support the embedding of social science and anthropological perspectives in UK AID-supported Tackling Deadly Diseases in Africa (TDDA) technical assistance and its Early Response Mechanism. It draws on a…
Tackling Deadly Diseases in Africa
2021
Briefings

Key Considerations for Outbreak and Epidemic Preparedness Response in Côte d’Ivoire

This brief draws on the technical paper for the Tackling Deadly Diseases in Africa (TDDA) programme (July 2021), to present key social science considerations for epidemic response and preparedness in Côte d’Ivoire, with relevance to the first Ebola case in…
SSHAP
2021
Briefings

Exploring community dynamics around the plague outbreak in Ituri province, DRC fr

In April 2021, the Social Sciences Analytics Cell (CASS), in collaboration with UNICEF and the Provincial Health Division (DPS) in Bunia conducted exploratory research applying the Integrated Outbreak Analytics (IOA) approach in three health zones affected by a suspected plague…
2021
Journal Article

How to Improve Outbreak Response: A Case Study of Integrated Outbreak Analytics from Ebola in Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo

The emerging field of outbreak analytics calls attention to the need for data from multiple sources to inform evidence-based decision making in managing infectious diseases outbreaks. To date, these approaches have not systematically integrated evidence from social and behavioural sciences.…
BMJ Publishing Group
2021
news

Côte d’Ivoire reports suspected Ebola case: Key considerations

Technical brief shares useful background for outbreak preparedness and response
17th August 2021
Briefings

Key Considerations for Epidemic Response and Preparedness in Côte d’Ivoire fr

This technical brief was prepared by IDS in July 2021 to support the embedding of social science and anthropological perspectives in UK AID-supported Tackling Deadly Diseases in Africa (TDDA) technical assistance and its Early Response Mechanism. It draws on a…
Tackling Deadly Diseases in Africa
2021
Colorized Marburg virus particles viewed with a transmission electron microscope
blog

Marburg in Guinea: what we know from other disease outbreaks

12th August 2021
Marburg virus disease, a haemorrhagic fever, has been identified for the first time in West Africa. Take a look at…
Field Notes

Responding to COVID-19 in Africa: Using data to find a balance – Part III Calls to Action

This report distills key insights from The Partnership for Evidence-Based Response to COVID-19 (PERC)’s third survey conducted in February 2021
Partnership for Evidence-Based Response to COVID-19 (PERC)
2021
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