Medication is like food - Perceived healthcare…
This report is the result of an anthropological assessment in South Sudan, in the Greater Pibor Administrative Area (GPAA). The report provides an analysis of the main healthcare needs and current access to healthcare of the population in the GPAA.
Mental health conditions and epilepsy in Liberia
This report presents the findings of a medical anthropological analysis conducted within the MSF mental health (MH) project in Monrovia, Liberia. The analysis focused on gaining a deeper understanding of patient and caregivers healing pathways (within and outside the MSF clinics); how traditional and religious healers fit into this and approach care; and how each understands MH conditions/epilepsy and treatments, in order to adopt a more tailored community-based and patient-centred approach which ultimately improves quality of care.
"Better dead than being mocked" – Unwanted…
This compiled report on unwanted pregnancy and unsafe abortion in the DRC presents the most important findings and recommendations of three studies conducted
"Free treatment, free death" The practices of…
This report provides an analysis of the practices of traditional healers and their influence on health-seeking behaviour related to maternal and child health
Perceptions and poverty: Family health seeking…
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
Approche traditionelle de la santé
Analyse de la Situation sanitaire de la Wilaaya du Guidimakha, Mauritanie Exploratory Misson Report
This anthropological research is part of an overa
Coming close through communication
Findings and recommendations for the MSF OCBA HIV/AIDS prevention program in Busia, Kenya
Coming late or not at all
Perception of and access to primary health care. The Mende and Kissi in Sierra Leone
Men - Taking Risk or Taking Responsibility
How to approach a male dominated rural setting in Zimbabwe for an effective HIV/AIDS prevention and care programme. The Ndebele in the Tsholotsho district
"You cannot break the culture of silence"
Health seeking behaviour and ideas about Benson Hospital and its services with a special focus on SGBV and its perception iin the community. The Benson Hospi