The Global Health Network (TGHN), in collaboration with the African Academy of Science (AAS) and the United Kingdom Collaborative on Development Research (UKCDR) undertook a survey to identify the COVID-19 global research priorities, with particular consideration to lower resource settings.
In this article Trudie Lang from TGHN, discusses survey findings.
BMJ Opinion, February 2020
The ongoing covid-19 outbreak has underlined the need for more research on the nature of panic and its drivers. The strategies we have for communicating about risk and engaging with communities are insufficient. We need to better understand the links between panic, rumour, fear, and anxiety. To what extent is panic universal or are panics in fact culturally specific? How precisely is panic linked to issues of trust—whether that is trust in the government,