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For the study of perceptions on antibiotics and antibiotic use by patients, prescribers and pharmacists in a district hospital in Afghanistan.

Maren Jeleff
01/09/2014

A medical anthropological inquiry on the perceptions of health and illness and health seeking behaviour amongst the Dinka in the Abyei Administrative Area.

Annemieke Bont
01/04/2014

The following research questions were proposed in the TOR for the literature review:
In the Dinka population (specifically the tribes form the northern part of S Sudan):
What is considered a disease (or an illness or a sickness)?
What is the meaning of a disease?
What should be done against a disease (or to solve a disease, or the cure a disease)?
What are thy doing actually in case of disease (health seeking behaviour)

Annemieke Bont, Medical Anthropologist
01/10/2013

Literature review for an anthropological study of patients’ perception of and experience with Kala Azar and its treatment in Bihar, India

Maren Jeleff
01/08/2013

This report provides an analysis of the subjective experience of Kala Azar and its treatments based on an observational seven-week study in Bihar, India. Methods of data collection include qualitative interviews and observations. The analysis of data is inspired by a qualitative content analysis and grounded theory.

This study was conducted by Maren Jeleff on behalf of the MSF Vienna Evaluation Unit.
01/08/2013

In this report the findings of a research done in Tajikistan between 22nd February and 27th April 2012 are presented. The first part of the research was done in the city of Dushanbe and its surroundings, the second part of the research took place in the rural southern region Khatlon. As MSF was not working in this region at the time, part of the research was facilitated by the national NGO Ghamghori and the local Red Crescent.

by Annemieke Bont
01/08/2012

This anthropological report informs on the following themes: - HIV/AIDS activities of local stakeholders (district administration, NGOs, communities, support groups) and assess their ability for decentralizing / taking over some parts of MSF’s activities (as information sharing, drug & condom distribution, tracing and peer counselling) - the role of the IEC team and report their challenges as well as their potential for enhancing its health promotion activities.

Paul GROHMA
01/06/2012

Community based perception of HIV and AIDS, Testing, counseling and ARV treatment Shiselweni region, Swaziland

Doris Burtscher, Social and Medical Anthropologist - Velibanti Dlamini, Research assistant
25/05/2012

Local perception of Female Genital Cutting in the Salamat region, Am Timan District, Chad

Doris Burtscher, Social and Medical Anthropologist
01/02/2012

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