COVID-19 Research in Latin America and the Caribbean

One unique aspect of COVID-19 is the way in which it spreads through asymptomatic carriers, and the relatively lengthy time it can take for the virus to display itself. For health researchers and [...]

Financial Impact of Coronavirus in Sub-Saharan Africa

The coronavirus global health pandemic is catalyzing stark changes throughout the world. Even areas where the total number of cases or deaths from the pathogen are relatively low are experiencing [...]

Transitioning to Remote Call Centers in Africa, Asia, and Latin America

A tenant of GeoPoll’s research solutions is the ability to collect data remotely; in 2012 we conducted one of the first-ever remote surveys in the Democratic Republic of Congo via 2-way SMS. We [...]

Coronavirus’ Impact on Media Consumption in Uganda

In a state address on 18th March 2020, President Yoweri Museveni presented guidelines for how Uganda would manage the spread of coronavirus. Local and international travel were suspended, [...]

Report: The Impact of COVID-19 Across Africa

The spread of COVID-19 poses a challenge for emerging markets such as those in Africa and Latin America. While governments around the world are suffering from a shortage of ventilators, hospital [...]

Coronavirus’ Impact on Media Consumption in Kenya

The Government of Kenya (GoK) received confirmation of the first case of COVID-19 in Kenya on Friday, March 13th 2020. The Kenyan Government thus issued guidelines for citizens on actions to be [...]

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