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Briefings

Burial/Other Cultural Practices and Risk of EVD Transmission in the Mano River Region

While this briefing note identifies arenas of particular significance with regard to burial practices, such practices are not standardised, are likely to change as social responses to Ebola evolve, and therefore need to be discussed on a locality by locality…
Ebola Response Anthropology Platform
2014
Briefings

The flow of money at the community level fr

This brief summarises some key considerations about the flow and control of money in relation to the Ebola response.
Ebola Response Anthropology Platform
2014
Briefings

Regional food insecurity, work migration and roadblocks fr

This brief summarises some key considerations about food insecurity, the migration of men and youth  for work and the  implication these movements may have for the Ebola response.
Ebola Response Anthropology Platform
2014
Briefings

The significance of death, funerals and the after-life in Ebola-hit Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia: Anthropological insights into infection and social resistance

The aim of this briefing paper is to consider the various ways in which widely reported fear and resistance to the Ebola response can be understood, and what each way of understanding offers to those battling with the current epidemic.
Ebola Response Anthropology Platform
2014
Briefings

Ebola and Older People in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea

The limited evidence available on age-disaggregated fatality rates of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) consistently highlights the poor survival rates of older people compared with young adults.
Ebola Response Anthropology Platform
2014
UNICEF/UNI177679
Case Studies

‘Resistance’ in Guinea fr

The following key considerations have been collated from the suggestions and insights provided by over twenty-five anthropologists and social-behavioural scientists (based in West Africa and internationally) who answered an on-line call to provide guidance and operational recommendations in relation to…
Ebola Response Anthropology Platform
2015
Case Studies

Covid-19 in Gaza: Community Perspectives on the Pandemic

This interactive PowerPoint outlines the findings of a study into the perspectives of Palestinians living in refugee communities on a range of COVID-19 public health measures
Elrha
Infographics

Building Community Resilience for COVID-19 Response and Recovery

Key messages from our briefing on Operational Considerations for Building Community Resilience for COVID-19 Response and Recovery
SSHAP
2021
Infographics

COVID-19: Building Community Resilience to Prepare for and Respond to Epidemics

Key messages from our briefing on Community Resilience: Key Concepts and their Applications to Epidemic Shocks
SSHAP
2021
UNICEF/UN0392520
Briefings

Community Resilience: Key Concepts and their Applications to Epidemic Shocks arfres

Exploring how the concepts of community resilience can be applied to epidemics
SSHAP
2021
UNICEF/UN0351955
Briefings

Key Considerations: Operational Considerations for Building Community Resilience for COVID-19 Response and Recovery aresfr

How health and humanitarian practitioners can support communities to respond to, and recover from COVID-19 using a community resilience approach.
SSHAP
2021
UNICEF/UNI358629
Briefings

6 Ways to Incorporate Social Context and Trust in Infodemic Management frar

This brief explains how social science can inform infodemiology by making it more attuned to different social, political and cultural contexts and to the relationships between people and formal institutions.
SSHAP
2020
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