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This brief summarizes a study to better understand Lassa virus spillover risks in high-risk interfaces in rural forest-edge communities in southeastern Sierra Leone and to identify ways to reduce the risk of Lassa virus spillover in the communities.
This brief describes the Trials of Improved Practices (TIPs) activities implemented in Viet Nam to improve biosafety practices at the farm level.
This report describes formative research conducted by STOP Spillover in Cambodia in which bat guano producing families and their neighbors in a high-risk bat-human interface tried to implement or improve their practice of priority risk reduction behaviors.
This report presents an analysis of consumer and vendor willingness to pay for improved biosecurity practices in live bird markets, a study conducted by STOP Spillover Bangladesh in Dhaka City.
This report summarizes a tabletop simulation exercise that STOP Spillover Sierra Leone staff and One Health partners conducted to test interface-level preparedness and response systems to a potential Lassa fever outbreak in a high-risk community in Kenema District in Sierra Leone.
This report presents the community bat-monitoring approach and the results obtained from the two-month bat-human interaction monitoring period in Bundibugyo district.
These illustrations were created during Uganda's outcome mapping sessions, when Micheal Lubega served as a visual notetaker by illustrating the spillover ecosystem. His illustrations depict the range of factors and actors that make up the spillover ecosystem.
This report documents progress made during the first half of Project Year 3. During this period, multiple country teams were actively engaged in formative research projects that generated baseline and contextual knowledge of targeted spillover ecosystems.
This report summarizes the project’s participatory surveillance approach to investigate bat host ecology (based on community knowledge) and human behavioral risk factors associated with human-bat interaction to inform the development of the community-based bat-human interface monitoring program.
This document describes the activities of the bat-human interaction monitoring program in Bundibugyo district, the data collected and indicators monitored, and the plan for data processing, analysis, and reporting.
This report summarizes Phase I of the participatory community-based bat-human interaction monitoring program in Bundibugyo District, Uganda from October 2022 to February 2023. Key activities in this phase included a participatory surveillance training and field visit to develop an ecological baseline for bats in the district, training of a team of stakeholders to supervise the monitoring process, development of data collection tools and standard operating procedures to guide the process, and the recruitment and training of monitoring agents.
This document summarizes highlights of the STOP Spillover Uganda team’s final stakeholder meeting with partners in Bundibugyo district in May 2023.
This document summarizes the results of an exercise that assessed the usability and appropriateness of the Living Safely with Bats community discussion guide for the Bundibugyo district.
This report summarizes the results of community surveys and focus group discussions conducted in Bundibugyo district that explored the behavioral, socio-cultural, gender-specific, and economic risk factors associated with bat-human interaction in the study areas in the district.
This resource documents bat-human interactions, myths, and the perceived value of bats in Bundibugyo district, including farming, bat hunting, fetching water, and the use of bats in traditional medicine, agriculture, and income generation.
This document summarizes the results of a training to equip community members with knowledge and skills in participatory epidemiology and an assessment to better understand the social, behavioral, cultural, and traditional practices that increase human-bat interactions and the risks of spillover.
This document is the second annual report from STOP Spillover. Project Year 2 focused primarily on selecting and designing interventions and aligned studies to fill knowledge gaps to support intervention design.
This document describes the procedures used in Bundibugyo district to trap bats at the bat-human interface and collect specimens from trapped bats.
This report is a comprehensive desktop review of what is known about zoonotic viral spillover, amplification, and spread in Sierra Leone. The review focuses on the complex interactions between society, the economy, the environment, and the transmission of zoonotic diseases. It was developed to inform the design and implementation of STOP Spillover project interventions in Sierra Leone.
This report summarizes a study done by STOP Spillover to (1) assess the status of the collection, management, and sharing of zoonotic disease data in Dong Nai Province in Viet Nam; and (2) propose recommendations to improve the collection, management, and sharing of data on zoonotic disease in animal and human populations in Dong Nai Province.