Partnership for Evidence-Based Response to COVID-19

Partnership for Evidence-Based Response to COVID-19 (PERC) is a public-private partnership that supports evidence-based measures to reduce the impact of COVID-19 on African Union Member States. PERC collects social, economic, epidemiological, population movement, and security data from 20 African Union Member States to help determine the acceptability, impact and effectiveness of public health and social measures for COVID-19.

Latest Updates: August 2021

August 26 2021: A new tiered PHSM framework uses indicators of disease spread to determine the appropriate level of PHSMs.

July 9 2021: Three new thematic briefs about access to health services, income loss and food security and vaccine confidence are available.

May 12 2021: Launch of the regional advocacy report:  analyses on access to essential health services

April 2021: Full survey data decks are available from Ipsos as well as updated on the PERC dashboard

Updated version of Information about Data Sources

Regional Reports

PERC produces regional and member state situation analyses, updated regularly.

About PERC

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Tiered Public Health and Social Measure Framework for Africa

PERC has developed a tiered PHSM framework that uses indicators of disease spread to determine the appropriate level of PHSMs at a given time and in a given place.

Learn more about the framework.

Country Reports

updated  24th March 2021

Select a country to view reports for that area.

Full IPSOS data


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South Africa

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Updated: May 11, 2020

Latest Report



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Updated: Mar 17, 2021

Screenshot of the Tableau Dashboard

PERC has developed a dashboard on Tableau to visualize multidisciplinary data and guide decision-makers on their country’s current performance of the COVID-19 response.

Read the briefing on PERC data dashboard

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