Announcement: Call for papers

Non-communicable diseases

Conflict and Health is pleased to announce a call for papers for a new thematic series on non-communicable diseases (NCDs).

Guest edited by Bayard Roberts (LSHTM), Kiran Jobunputra (MSF), Preeti Patel (King's College London) and Pablo Perel (LSHTM) this new series will highlight key questions on NCDs among conflict-affected populations.

Psychometric measures

Conflict and Health is pleased to announce a call for papers on developing psychometrically-sound psychological measures for populations impacted by humanitarian crises (including longer-term humanitarian crises and forced migration settings).

The guest editors are Andrew Rasmussen Fordham University, Nuwan Jayawickreme, Manhattan College, Bayard Roberts, LSHTM and joint Editor-in-Chief of Conflict and Health.

Health research and ethics

Conflict and Health is pleased to announce a call for papers on ethics of health research conducted in conflict and other humanitarian settings.

Guest edited by Chesmal Siriwardhana (Anglia Ruskin University, UK), Dónal O’Mathúna (Dublin City University, Ireland) and Bayard Roberts (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK).

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Aims and scope

Conflict and Health brings together essential research on the intertwined relationship between health and conflict.

Millions of people around the world are caught between the vicious spiral of violent conflict and poor health. The journal focuses on the intricate relationship between conflict and health, and how health interventions in war zones may contribute to peace.


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