Mobilizing Social Sciences against Infectious Threats

The goal of our European project Sonar-Global is to build a sustainable international network to strengthen the active participation of the social sciences in the prevention and response to infectious threats, including those posed by antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and vaccine hesitancy. Our activities will foster complementarities and synergies among social scientists and other stakeholders.

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Coronavirus Social Sciences Resources

Sonar-Global will provide social sciences resources during the coronavirus outbreak including but not limited to key readings, media surveillance and recordings from experts.

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Register now to the summer school in Epidemics and Social Science!

The University of Amsterdam has developed a three week summer school called “Epidemics and Social Science: a Holistic Approach” to address the importance of understanding the social-cultural-political- economic contexts in an epidemic response using as a basis a curriculum developed by Sonar-Global. Meant for graduate students (or advance undergrads) and professionals with a social science background, the course reviews the contribution of the social sciences to disease outbreak preparedness, response and recovery – encouraging participants to approach epidemic threats from a variety of sociocultural perspectives.

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Social Sciences Ebola Research
This is a map that documents social sciences operational research for the Ebola response in the North Kivu/Ituri regions of the Democratic Republic of Congo, as well as in Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, and South Sudan.

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