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Battling COVID-19 Vaccine Misinformation Through Targeted Community Dialogues

Written by: Rassidatou Konaté, Student, Bloomberg School of Public Health Guinea recorded its first cases of COVID-19 in March 2020. At that time, little was known about the novel virus. A dearth of information fueled uncertainties, which…
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Three Things You can do to Fight Health-Related Misinformation Online

Written by: Anurag Banerjee, Co-Founder, Quilt.AI According to a Global Market Research Report by ESOMAR, online research stood out as researchers’ preferred method of data collection, compared to more traditional methods such as face-to-face…
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Using the Community Action Cycle to Build Trust in Guinea

In many communities, Guineans demonstrate a lingering reluctance to visit health care facilities, choosing instead to consult traditional medicine and other healers. In addition to contending with mistrust from local communities, health centers…
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RENFORCEMENT DE LA CONFIANCE DANS LE SYSTÈME DE SANTÉ PUBLIQUE GUINÉEN : HISTOIRE D’UN PARTENARIAT CONSTRUCTIF

Il est de notoriété pour tout programme ambitieux de santé publique d’être bâti sur la confiance qui est un élément crucial pouvant largement contribuer à l’atteinte des objectifs. C’est pourquoi en 2018, lorsque le projet Breakthrough…
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Building Trust in the Guinean Public Health System: A Story of Intentional Partnership

Written by: Antonia Morzenti, Program Officer, and Meei Child, Communications Officer, Breakthrough ACTION Trust is a crucial element of public health programs. In 2018, when Breakthrough ACTION began working with the Service National de Promotion…
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VOIX DES PREMIERES LIGNES : BREAKTHROUGH ACTION RÉPOND À L’EBOLA EN GUINÉE

Le virus Ébola est mortel : le taux de survie, selon la souche, peut être aussi bas que 10 %, et la mort peut survenir parfois en six jours seulement. Pour les malades d'Ébola et les membres de leur communauté, cette nouvelle est une dure…
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Voices from the Front Lines: Breakthrough ACTION Responds to Ebola in Guinea

Written by: Antonia Morzenti, Breakthrough ACTION Program Officer Ebola virus is deadly: the survival rate, depending on the strain, can be as low as 10%, and death can happen sometimes in as little as six days. For Ebola patients and those…