Essays about: "Public health emergencies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 essays containing the words Public health emergencies.

  1. 1. The Community-Centered Solution to a Pandemic : Risk Communication and Community Engagement for Co-Production of Knowledge in Health Emergencies and Infodemic Context

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Malmö högskola/Institutionen för konst, kultur och kommunikation (K3)

    Author : Antonio Palazuelos Prieto; [2021]
    Keywords : Risk Communication; Community Engagement; Co-production of knowledge; Public health emergencies; Infodemic; Outbreak response; Disinformation; Misinformation; Rumor management; Covid-19; Development Communication;

    Abstract : This research explores how community-centered solutions facilitate the success and ownership of the response actions to deal with a public health emergency, such as the Covid-19 pandemic. When an outbreak or a hazard impacts a group of people, there is a strong need for communication in order to be able to access to the right information that takes people to make the correct decision and thus to take a protective action to be safe. READ MORE

  2. 2. Inclusion of Evidence-Based Approach to Humanitarian Needs Assessment in Flash Appeals

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Esa Kukkonen; [2018]
    Keywords : Evidence; evidence base; evidence-based approach; Flash Appeal; funding humanitarian crises; humanitarian needs assessment; sudden-onset emergencies; General Works;

    Abstract : According to the humanitarian principle of impartiality, decisions on what to fund in humanitarian crises should be based on a clear identification and prioritization of need. However, both the donors and responders have been reported to not act solely based on the needs. READ MORE

  3. 3. Preventing Gender-Based Violence Post Disasters : Building the capacity of humanitarian actors in the Philippines to engage with men and boys to reduce the risks of perpetration of violence

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Jenny Molin; [2018]
    Keywords : gender-based violence; prevention; engaging men and boys; masculinities; humanitarian action; disasters; the Philippines;

    Abstract : Gender based violence (GBV) is a global public health issue and a major feature in humanitarian emergencies. However, the phenomenon is not inevitable and can be predicted and prevented. READ MORE


    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Travers Claire; [2016]
    Keywords : Menstruation; menstruation management; public health; emergency response; humanitarian action; masters; geopolitics; public health; strategic response; menstrual health management; water and sanitation; MHM; MMiE; WASH;

    Abstract : Menstrual management is a pervasive issue for women globally, and it becomes critical in times of crisis. During these times of crisis and disaster, humanitarian response seeks to provide relief of suffering by meeting essential needs, in a comprehensive and predictable manner. Yet the provision of menstrual management remains largely ad hoc. READ MORE

  5. 5. Prevalence of antibodies for Peste des petits des ruminants virus and Brucella and related risk factors in goat herds in urban and peri-urban agriculture in Kampala, Uganda

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Biomedical Sciences and Veterinary Public Health

    Author : Linn Lernfelt; [2013]
    Keywords : goats; urban and peri-urban agriculture; risk factors; antibodies; seriprevalence; peste des petits ruminants virus; brucella;

    Abstract : The world’s population reached more than 6.9 billion people in July 2011. It is expected that the population growth during the next 40 years will take place mostly in low-income countries and the population increase will be 2.3 billion people during 2011-2050. READ MORE