Non-communicable diseases among conflict-affected populations
Conflict and Health is pleased to announce a call for papers for a new thematic series on non-communicable diseases (NCDs) among conflict-affected populations.
The series will be edited by Bayard Roberts (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine), Kiran Jobunputra (MSF), Preeti Patel (King's College London) and Pablo Perel (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine).
Conflict and Health is pleased to announce a call for papers on psychological measurement in populations impacted by humanitarian disasters (including longer-term humanitarian crises and forced migration settings).
The series will be edited by Andrew Rasmussen (Fordham University), Nuwan Jayawickreme (Manhattan College) and Bayard Roberts (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine).
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.
The series will be edited by Dónal O’Mathúna (Dublin City University) and Bayard Roberts (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine).
World Health Day 2018
"Health for All" has been the WHO's guiding vision for more than seven decades. On this 70th anniversary year, beginning on April 7th - World Health Day - the WHO will maintain a high-profile focus on Universal Health Coverage via a series of events with global and local conversations about the many ways to achieve #HealthForAll. In support of World Health Day 2018, we've pulled together a collection of high-impact, influential articles and content from across BMC, relevant to this year's UHC theme.
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.
Jonathan Polonsky, World Health Organization, Switzerland
Bayard Roberts, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
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Featured collection: Non-communicable diseases among conflict-affected populations
This ongoing series on non-communicable diseases (NCDs) currently addresses topics such as cardiovascular disease and other NCDs among Syrian refugees, prevalence of NCDs and access to care among populations displaced by ISIS in Iraq, challenges to conducting epidemiological research on NCDs in Palestine and papers on NCD risk-factors such as tobacco use among conflict-affected populations.