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Tabitha Hrynick

Research Officer



Social Science in Humanitarian Action Platform

The Social Science in Humanitarian Action Platform aims to establish networks of social scientists with regional and subject expertise to rapidly provide insight, analysis and advice, tailored to demand and in accessible forms, to better design and implement the social and communication...



Learning from 2021 to achieve “equity everywhere” in 2022

There is no doubt that as the world tentatively looks towards 2022, we are at a crossroads. We are still in the midst of a global pandemic, with continued uncertainty. The global community will need to draw on local knowledge and evidence in a rapid and engaged way. This sits at the very core of...

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Melissa Leach & 7 others

27 December 2021


Journal Article

Social Science Approaches to Infodemiology: Understanding the Social, Political, and Economic Context of Information

Global Health Promotion

Embedded within the COVID-19 pandemic is the spread of a new pandemic of information – some accurate, some not – that can challenge the public health response. This has been termed an ‘infodemic’ and infodemic management is now a major feature of the World Health Organization’s work on...

11 March 2022