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This report distills key insights from The Partnership for Evidence-Based Response to COVID-19 (PERC)’s third survey conducted in February 2021
COVID-19 school closures in the DRC: impact on the health, protection and education of children and youth fr
This report presents an analysis of the impact of school closures as a COVID-19 response measure in the DRC, and is intended to inform evidence-based programming to mitigate the short- and long-term consequences to health, protection, and education of children…
Data Synthesis: COVID-19 Vaccine Perceptions in Africa: Social and Behavioural Science Data, March 2020 – March 2021 fr
This synthesis brings together data related to public perceptions about COVID-19 vaccines collected in 22 countries in Africa
Meet the new SSHAP fellows from East Africa, West Africa, Southern Africa and Asia. The fellows will have the benefit…
28th April 2021
Spillover or endemic? Reconsidering the origins of Ebola virus disease outbreaks by revisiting local accounts in light of new evidence from Guinea
New research has found that the 2021 outbreak of EVD in Guinea originated in viral resurgence of a persistently infected survivor of the 2013–2016 epidemic
One size does not fit all: adapt and localise for effective, proportionate and equitable responses to COVID-19 in Africa
A critical part of adaptation and proportionality is a localisation of response that builds on people’s own inventiveness and the knowledge and experience of local organisations.
Integrating social science perspectives into emergency preparedness and response is becoming proven and accepted practice due to the work of…
A review of 46 published reports of Ebola-related activities undertaken during the 2013–2016 outbreak in Guinea
Key considerations about the social, political and economic context shaping the outbreak of Ebola in the N’Zérékoré prefecture, Guinea.
The current Ebola outbreak in West Africa is by far the largest ever recorded, and already numbers more cases than all past Ebola epidemics combined. This Briefing outlines the overall impact on health.
The lack of a prompt, robust, and efficient response to Ebola from the international community contributes to lack of trust in governments and exacerbates social tensions, increasing the possibility of profound unrest in these fragile countries.
A multidimensional and multi-sector approach is required to contain the outbreak of Ebola while safeguarding against a long-term food security crisis.