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“You think this is an Ebola Office?” Rebuilding trust in the aftermath of Sierra Leone’s outbreak, by Luisa Enria

Mats Utas , October 13th, 2015


We are sitting amongst the rubble of an unfinished building, a group of young men have stopped their construction work for a moment to take respite from the…


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Community Led Ebola Management and Eradication (CLEME)

Nicole McMurray , August 13th, 2015


The CLEME (Community Led Ebola Man- agement and Eradication) programme aims at triggering the behavioural change needed by the communities to strengthen community resilience to the outbreak and …


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Terms of Reference: Individual or team to conduct assessment of Ebola contact tracing mHealth application

Nicole McMurray , August 12th, 2015


A team of researchers from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and Innovations for Poverty Action Sierra Leone developed a study evaluating the use of mobile…


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Community-Based Ebola Care Centres: A Formative Evaluation

Nicole McMurray , July 7th, 2015


The Ebola outbreak in West Africa differed from others in its unprecedented size and the high proportion of human-to-human transmission occurring in the community. This report presents an…


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Children’s Ebola Recovery Assessment: Sierra Leone

Nicole McMurray , July 6th, 2015


Nearly half the population of Sierra Leone is under the age of 18 years and the impact of the Ebola crisis on their lives now and on their…


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Africa APPG inquiry: Community led health systems & the Ebola outbreak

Nicole McMurray , July 6th, 2015


The Ebola crisis of 2014-15 has brought questions around the roles of communities and health systems into sharp relief – both in relation to crisis response, and to…


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Review of Danny Hoffman’s ‘The War Machines: Young Men and Violence in Sierra Leone and Liberia’, by Jacqueline Knörr (2014)

IC_UGC , July 2nd, 2015


Hoffman, Danny (2012): The War Machines: Young Men and Violence in Sierra Leone and Liberia. Durham and London: Duke University Press. Critique of Anthropology 34: 124 (2014). Hoffman’s…


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Review of Danny Hoffman’s ‘The War Machines: Young Men and Violence in Sierra Leone and Liberia’, by Jacqueline Knörr (2014)

IC_UGC , July 2nd, 2015


Hoffman, Danny (2012): The War Machines: Young Men and Violence in Sierra Leone and Liberia. Durham and London: Duke University Press. Critique of Anthropology 34: 124 (2014). Hoffman’s…


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Aid agencies must continue to adapt to changing demands of Ebola crisis

Catherine Holley , June 19th, 2015


Some of the UK’s leading aid agencies’ prevention work, such as safe burials and awareness raising, in response to the Ebola epidemic in Sierra Leone is “impressive” but…


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The Frontier in Sierra Leone: past experiences, present status, and future trajectories by David O’Kane, Anaïs Ménard (2015)

IC_UGC , April 29th, 2015


Igor Kopytoff revolutionised our thinking on the origins of African ethnic identities by arguing that such identities were formed by and through frontier processes. These were the political…


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Towards ‘Audit Culture’ in Sierra Leone? Understanding ‘quality assurance’ at the University of Makeni by David O’Kane (2014)

IC_UGC , April 29th, 2015


Audits and audit-like mechanisms have been as important in the colonial and postcolonial past of Sierra Leone as they are today, and yet their social consequences in this…


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„Ebola ist nur eins unserer Probleme“ ‒ Ebola-Bewusstsein, Misstrauen und Entwicklungshoffnungen in Sierra Leone

bbertrand , December 15th, 2014


Anne Menzel „Ebola ist nur eins unserer Probleme“ ‒ in Telefonaten mit sierra-leonischen Freunden und Bekannten höre ich diese Einschätzungen bereits seit Monaten regelmäßig. Gemeint ist damit schon…


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