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UNICEF/Chan
Foresight Papers

COVID-19 Forum

A collection bringing together seventeen anthropologists and historians in an effort to share ideas, analytical frameworks and concerns about the ongoing epidemic from interdisciplinary perspectives.
Somatosphere
2020
UNICEF | UNI317735 | Hing
Briefings

Dying, Bereavement and Mortuary and Funerary Practices in the Context of COVID-19 fr

Key considerations for events related to death, burial, funerals (rites, ceremonies and practices) and mourning.
SSHAP
2020
UNICEF/Tesfaye
Briefings

Incorporating Non-Expert Evidence into Surveillance and Early Detection of Public Health Emergencies fr

‘Big data’ has promised significant improvements for the global surveillance of infectious disease. This SSHAP Case Study highlights how, over the past two decades, new disease surveillance practices built on amassing and processing large data sets – analysed computationally to…
UNICEF, IDS & Anthrologica
2020
UNICEF | UNI317934 | Cho
Briefings

Compliance with Physical Distancing Measures for COVID-19 and Implications for RCCE in Eastern and Southern Africa fr

Practical considerations for communication strategies and messaging on physical distancing.
SSHAP
2020
UNICEF/UNI186557/Nijimbere
Briefings

Do You Speak COVID-19?

Millions of marginalised people lack basic information about how to keep themselves and their communities safe and well.
Translators Without Borders
2020
UNICEF | UNI313626 | Ojo
Briefings

Key Considerations: COVID-19 in Informal Urban Settlements fresptzh

Key considerations for protecting informal urban settlements from the spread and impacts of COVID-19.
SSHAP
2020
UNICEF/Adelson
Briefings

Online Information, Mis- and Disinformation in the Context of COVID-19 frzh

Practical considerations relating to flows of information, misinformation and disinformation though online media, particularly social media networks.
SSHAP
2020
SISTEMA 12 (CC BY-SA)
Briefings

Quarantine in the Context of COVID-19 frzh

Key considerations relating to the design and impact of measures that restrict human movement patterns.
SSHAP
2020
UNICEF/Dejongh
Briefings

Shame and Complicity in the Reactions to the Coronavirus

The death of Wuhan doctor Li Wenliang on 7 February 2020 was a turning point in public reactions to the government’s handling of the coronavirus outbreak. The doctor had warned about the new virus, but was silenced and punished, because…
Somatosphere
2020
UNICEF/Tesfaye
Briefings

Sentinels and Whistleblowers: Lessons from Wuhan

When the media asked me how the Chinese government was handling the crisis of COVID-19, I offered them a distinction which comes from the social sciences: the Wuhan authorities acted well as sentinels but failed to act as whistleblowers. Indeed,…
Somatosphere
2020
UN0264160/UNICEF
Briefings

Echoes of Ebola: Social and Political Warnings for the COVID-19 Response in African Settings

Recent years have seen major global investment in epidemic preparedness and response. The World Health Organization’s new guidelines for health emergency preparedness (WHO 2017), extending the ambit of the 2005 International Health Regulations, have accompanied growing commitments to centralised planning,…
Somatosphere
2020
UNICEF | UNI317735 | Hing
Briefings

Novelty and Uncertainty: Social Science Contributions to a Response to COVID-19

The scenario of novel pathogen emergence engenders uncertainty of various kinds. The very notions of the ‘novel’ and ‘emergent’ in scientific understandings reference uncertainties that can in turn seep into popular imaginaries – of viral mutation and flux, and the…
Somatosphere
2020
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