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Surveillance on the frontline of the COVID-19 response in Sierra Leone

Kamara, Abass S. and Enria, Luisa (2021) Surveillance on the frontline of the COVID-19 response in Sierra Leone. Africa at LSE (26 Aug 2021). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

As a surveillance officer in Northern Sierra Leone, Abass Kamara reflects on the experience of mounting a rapid response to the COVID-19 pandemic from the frontline. In his conversation with Luisa Enria, he emphasises personal apprehensions, the social and political implications of the pandemic on his border District and the deep-rooted challenge of gaining citizens’ trust.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/africaatlse/
Additional Information: © 2021 The Authors
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
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
Date Deposited: 12 Oct 2021 12:51
Last Modified: 26 Oct 2021 23:02
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/111979

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