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Social Science Research during the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has profoundly shifted how social science data is and can be collected and has raised serious questions around participation, ethics and safeguarding in social science research. The Global Health Social Science website, focuses on the specific challenges ... Read more

NEW! Community Engagement with Vaccine Research

A new theme page is now live on Mesh exploring public and community engagement with vaccine studies. Developed following a workshop on the topic, the area shares videos, exercises, projects, links to published literature, and many free guidelines and tools. Read more

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Supporting the Mental Health of Health Workers during COVID-19

by Ngoc Nguyen and Hien Tran, Public and Community Engagement Unit, Oxford University Clinical Research Unit

Acknowledging the impacts of the challenging context of COVID-19 for health workers, this online workshop, facilitated by the Oxford Clinical Research Unit Vietnam (Healthcare Engagement Programme), the Centre for Healthcare ...

COVID-19 in Africa: care and protection for frontline healthcare workers

by Matthew F. Chersich , Glenda Gray, Lee Fairlie, Quentin Eichbaum, Susannah Mayhew, Brian Allwood, Rene English, Fiona Scorgie, Stanley Luchters, Greg Simpson, Marjan Mosalman Haghighi, Minh Duc Pham and Helen Rees

  Medical staff caring for COVID-19 patients face mental stress, physical exhaustion, separation from families, stigma, and the pain of losing patients and colleagues. Many of them have acquired SARS-CoV-2 ...