DiSoCo Team members attended a writing workshop in February hosted by our partner AMREF in Kenya. The workshop was co-facilitated by ARQ.
Call for Papers in Frontiers in Human Dynamics: Exploring the Links between Social Connections, Care and Integration
Pathways to care: IDPs seeking health support and justice for sexual and gender-based violence through social connections in Garowe and Kismayo, Somalia and South Kivu, DRC
Journal article published in the Journal Migration and Health by DiSoCo team members from the University of Edinburgh, the Université Evangélique en Afrique (DRC) and the Somali Institute for Development and Research (Somalia).
Op-Ed by DiSoCO Co-Investigator Jo Vearey and Research Fellows Rebecca Walker, Dustin Lakika and Tackson Makandwa based at the University of the Witwatersrand, along with Diego Iturralde at Stats SA, co-chair of the South African Migration and Urbanisation Forum and former chair of the UN expert group on international migration statistics.
Drone footage from DiSoCo research partner SDIRA of our research locations in Somalia. Research was undertake in formal and informal Internally Displaced Person (IDP) Camps
Project Overview by project partner: Somali Institute For Development Research And Analysis (SIDRA)
Drones, dinghies and an army helicopter – why the state’s new toys won’t help South Africa’s response to Covid-19
Op-Ed by DiSoCO Co-Investigator Jo Vearey and Research Fellow Rebecca Walker based at the University of the Witwatersrand, along with Sally Ganda at the Scalabrini Centre of Cape Town and Francois Venter head of Ezintsha at the University of the Witwatersrand.
Study from one of our project partners SIDRA on the status of COVID-19 vaccine rollout in Somalia, assesses the existing opportunities and challenges to the COVID-19 mass vaccination and proposes policy options and recommendations to address the identified rollout gaps for COVID-19 immunisation
No country for poor people: South African government must act on its motto of ‘saving lives and protecting livelihoods’
Op-Ed by one of our Research Fellows Rebecca Walker based at the University of the Witwatersrand, and her colleague Elsa Oliveira on the impact of covid lockdown and xenophobia on refugee women in Johannesburg.
Alison Strang from The Institute for Global Health and Development at Queen Margaret University talks about the project and how it fits into her work.