Can a Television Change Perceptions of Ebola?

Fear and dread of Ebola is shared by patients, healthcare providers and the general public. Some of this fear comes from a lack of understanding of how the disease is experienced combatted. Follow this link to read a commentary by…

Cultural history of the flu: reducing the stigma of Ebola.

Follow the link for a blog post by HHERG's Sonya de Laat, Postdoctoral Fellow in Humanitarian Health Ethics at McMaster University. How can cultural history of ‘health’ change disease perception & reduce stigma? A brief comparison of Influenza, 1918-1919, and Ebola,…

Missed our event in Geneva? Looking for a summary? Here it is.

  Have a look at a summary of the events that took place 26-27 September when the HHE Research Group visited Geneva. Thank you to our co-hosts CERAH, and to all of our participants over the two days and one…

HHE Representation at HSR2018, Liverpool

From 8-12 October the Fifth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research was held in Liverpool, UK. The HHE research group was well represented with a presentation on the Perceptions of Ebola Virus Disease Research project by Ani Chénier entitled "Beyond…

Becoming an anthropologist in post-Ebola Giunea

Follow this link to the blog authored by Sekou Kouyate on the opportunities and challenges of becoming an anthropologist and a qualitative researcher in post-Ebola Guinea. Kouyate is the research assistant and coordinator for HHERG's two R2HC funded studies in…

New Fears, Old Problems – Palliative Care, EVD & the DRC

New Fears, Old Problems: An Appeal for Palliative Care in the DRC Ebola Virus Outbreak by Dr. Pedro Favila Escobio, MD (MS Palliative Care) As a medical doctor involved in humanitarian response, I (as many of my colleagues were), was…