SHS (Humanities and Social Sciences) - Normes sociales à l'épreuve des mesures de riposte contre l'épidémie du COVID-19 : Une étude socio-anthropologique du vécu quotidien des populations de Bobo-Dioulasso (Burkina Faso) Social norms tested by the measures of response to the COVID-19 epidemic: A socio-anthropological study of the daily experience of the populations of Bobo-Dioulasso (Burkina Faso)

  • Funded by Agence nationale de recherche sur le sida et les hépatites virale [National Agency for AIDS Research] (ANRS)
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Grant number: ANRS COV27

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    Agence nationale de recherche sur le sida et les hépatites virale [National Agency for AIDS Research] (ANRS)
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    Policies for public health, disease control & community resilience

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    Approaches to public health interventions

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This research project is a socio-anthropological study on social norms that test the measures taken in the response to the COVID19 epidemic in Burkina Faso. He is mainly interested in the experiences of the social actors of the city of Bobo-Dioulasso by seeking to document and analyze their daily practices and their perceptions of barrier measures in the context of control and prevention of this epidemic. To achieve this main research objective, this study is based on a mixed approach that includes both a qualitative and quantitative approach. The various empirical work will take place in the Municipality of Bobo-Dioulasso and the data will be collected from four types of social actors: traders and other informal actors; religious and customary leaders; health workers; and the general population. The main expected results of this study are related to the documentation of knowledge capital and the assessment of the level of understanding of social actors of the Municipality of Bobo-Dioulasso, compared to the measures barriers of prevention of COVID-19; the identification of existing social norms of behaviour in relation to barrier measures; and above all the analysis of the given meanings, from the point of view of these actors in relation to their past experiences and daily experiences.