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Report summarising a roundtable meeting on African responses to COVID-19
Humanitarian responders must look beyond the biomedical lens to ensure successful interventions across global health programmes
Formal welfare mechanisms are less able to reach these vulnerable groups.
What can public bodies do to communicate accurate information and prevent disinformation?
Changes to customary burial and funeral practices can have long-term consequences for people's psychosocial health.
Why is physical distancing a challenge in Eastern and Southern Africa in the context of COVID-19?
Protecting people at high risk by limiting their contact with others during the COVID-19 outbreak.
The potential burdens of COVID-19 in low- and middle-income cities are concerning.
Prison populations are extremely vulnerable in this pandemic.
Why home care is important, and an overview of existing guidance and models, with an emphasis on low-and-middle-income countries (LMICs).
Interim Guidance on Public Health and Social Measures for COVID-19 Preparedness and Response Operations in Low Capacity and Humanitarian Settings
This Interim Guidance outlines how key public health and social measures needed to reduce the risk of COVID-19 spread and the impact of the disease can be adapted for use in low capacity and humanitarian settings. The recommendations outlined here…
What Social Sciences Researchers Working in Humanitarian Contexts (Sub-Saharan Africa) Should Be Asking in COVID-19 and Why
This brief was developed based on evidence and lessons learned from CASS studies, to guide social scientists working in humanitarian programmes, or actors seeking to use social sciences research inside their COVID-19 response in Sub Saharan Africa. It provides a…