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Technologies of trust in epidemic response: openness, reflexivity and accountability during the 2014–2016 Ebola outbreak in West Africa

Molly J Ryan, Tamara Giles-Vernick, Janice E Graham, Eds.: British Medical Journal, (2019)


BMJ Glob Health 2019;4:e001272. doi:10.1136/bmjgh-2018-001272 Trust is an essential component of successful cooperative endeavours. The global health response to the 2014–2016 West Africa Ebola outbreak confronted historically tenuous regional relationships of trust. Challenging sociopolitical contexts and initially inappropriate communication strategies impeded trustworthy relationships between communities and responders during the epidemic. Social scientists affiliated with the Ebola 100-Institut Pasteur project interviewed approximately 160 local, national and international responders holding a wide variety of roles during the epidemic
https://reliefweb.int/sites/reliefweb.int/files/re...


Fighting Ebola with Information

Fast, Larissa and Adele Waugaman, Eds.: USAID, (2016)


Learning from the Use of Data, Information, and Digital Technologies in the West Africa Ebola Outbreak Response
https://www.usaid.gov/sites/default/files/document...


Learning from the Ebola Response in cities: Responding in the context of quarantine

Campbell, L, Eds.: ALNAP, (2017)


This paper brings together lessons from interviews with humanitarians and local responders, as well as existing literature, about the use of quarantine in urban environments during the humanitarian response to the Ebola Crisis
http://www.alnap.org/pool/files/alnap-urban-2017-e...


Guide to community engagement in WASH

Niederberger, E.; S. Ferron and M. O'Reilly, Eds.: Oxfam, (2016)


A practioner's guide, based on lessons from Ebola. This guide is a compilation of best practices and key lessons learned through Oxfam’s experience of community engagement during the 2014–15 Ebola response in Sierra Leone and Liberia. It aims to inform public health practitioners and programme teams about the design and implementation of community-centred approaches
https://www.oxfam.org/sites/www.oxfam.org/files/gd...


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