Author Archives: Conflict and Health

Understanding the menstrual hygiene management challenges facing displaced girls and women:…

There is a significant gap in empirical evidence on the menstrual hygiene management (MHM) challenges faced by adolescent girls and women in emergency contexts, and on appropriate humanitarian response approac…

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Mental health assessments in refugees and asylum seekers: evaluation of a tablet-assisted…

Mental health problems resulting from persecution and forced migration are very common among refugees and asylum seekers and evolve into a major public health challenge in hosting societies.

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Non-communicable diseases in humanitarian settings: ten essential questions

Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) represent the primary cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide.

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A review of factors affecting the transfer of sexual and reproductive health training into…

A lack of access to sexual and reproductive health (SRH) care is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality among displaced women and girls of reproductive age.

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Understanding processes of risk and protection that shape the sexual and reproductive health of…

It is assumed that knowing what puts young women at risk of poor sexual health outcomes and, in turn, what protects them against these outcomes, will enable greater targeted protection as well as help in desig…

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Justification for a Nuclear Global Health Workforce: multidisciplinary analysis of risk,…

Major challenges and crises in global health will not be solved by health alone; requiring rather a multidisciplinary, evidence-based analytical approach to prevention, preparedness and response.

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Cardiovascular disease risk and prevention amongst Syrian refugees: mixed methods study of…

The growing burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) presented new challenges for medical humanitarian aid and little was known about primary health care approaches for these diseases in humanitarian respons…

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A weak health response is increasing the risk of excess mortality as food crisis worsens in…

Original source:   A weak health response is increasing the risk of excess mortality as food crisis worsens in…

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High burden of malaria and anemia among tribal pregnant women in a chronic conflict corridor in…

With more than 200 million cases a year, malaria is an important global health concern, especially among pregnant women.

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Low levels of viral suppression among refugees and host nationals accessing antiretroviral…

Refugees and host nationals who accessed antiretroviral therapy (ART) in a remote refugee camp in Kakuma, Kenya (2011–2013) were compared on outcome measures that included viral suppression and adherence to ART.

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Family planning in refugee settings: findings and actions from a multi-country study

To address family planning for crisis-affected communities, in 2011 and 2012, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and the Women’s Refugee Commission undertook a multi-country assessment to docume…

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Retrospective mortality among refugees from the Central African Republic arriving in Chad, 2014

The Central African Republic has known long periods of instability.

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Measurement invariance of the Hopkins Symptoms Checklist: a novel multigroup alignment analytic…

The alignment method, a novel psychometric approach, represents a more flexible procedure for establishing measurement invariance in geographically, ethnically, or linguistically diverse samples, especially in…

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A crisis of protection and safe passage: violence experienced by migrants/refugees

Pushed by ongoing conflicts and pulled by the desire for a better life, over one million migrants/refugees transited Balkan countries and arrived in Europe during 2015 and early 2016.

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