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Dispelling Covid-19 rumours at local levels in Pakwach, Uganda

Ukumu, Noah (2020) Dispelling Covid-19 rumours at local levels in Pakwach, Uganda. Africa at LSE (09 Sep 2020). Blog Entry.

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Rumours can have significant consequences for how local communities engage their health systems, posing problems for epidemic containment which can rely on trust in state actors. Noah Ukumu examines rumours associated with COVID-19 in the Pakwach district of Uganda, and the methods Village Health Teams are adopting to dispel them.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2020 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Date Deposited: 12 Oct 2020 11:45
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 10:43

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