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How can research support the localisation of humanitarian aid?
This thematic series seeks papers engaging with considerations of power in the generation and use of evidence in humanitarian settings, and how this then influences humanitarian policies and programmes. Overall, this thematic series seeks to help the understanding of how evidence can support the localisation of humanitarian aid.Read More
Call for papers: Central African Republic: Documenting humanitarian needs in silent crises
The Central African Republic is one of the poorest and most fragile countries and suffers ongoing armed conflict and insecurity. This article collection will bring together research articles, reviews, short reports, case studies, debates and commentaries that provide insight into humanitarian health needs in the Central Africa Republic.Read More
Call for papers: Enhancing disease surveillance and response: community-based surveillance among crisis-affected populations
Community-based surveillance (CBS) has been increasingly recognized as a crucial component of surveillance of public health events in low- and middle-income countries, fragile states, and in areas affected by humanitarian crises – yet the evidence base related to the application and performance of CBS remains limited.Read more
Collection: COVID-19 and humanitarian crises
This article collection in Conflict and Health seeks papers to improve understanding of the risks and impacts of COVID-19 to crisis-affected populations, and strategies and responses to address these. The thematic series will provide an important forum to share evidence, perspectives and opinions on COVID-19 and humanitarian crises and responses.Read More
Challenges and opportunities for infection prevention and control in hospitals in conflict-affected settings: a qualitative study
Central African Republic: Documenting humanitarian needs in silent crises
Edited by: Bayard Roberts, Les Roberts and Anna Kuehne
COVID-19 and humanitarian crises
Edited by Jonathan Polonsky and Bayard Roberts
Delivering health and nutrition interventions for women and children in conflict settings: country case studies from the BRANCH Consortium
Edited by Lisa Thomas, Samer Jabbour and Michelle Gaffey
Enhancing disease surveillance and response: community-based surveillance among crisis-affected populations
Edited by Jonathan Polonsky and Anna Kuehne
Ethics of health research conducted in conflict and other humanitarian settings
Edited by Donal O'Mathuna
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Aims and scope
Conflict and Health is a highly-accessed, open access journal providing a global platform to disseminate insightful and impactful studies documenting the public health impacts and responses related to armed conflict, humanitarian crises, and forced migration.
The journal provides a global platform to disseminate insightful and impactful studies. These span a broad range of public health topics including infectious disease prevention and control, nutrition, reproductive and maternal health, sexual and gender-based violence, mental health, non-communicable diseases, health systems, and ethics in conflicts and humanitarian crises.Read more
Jonathan Polonsky, World Health Organization, Switzerland
Bayard Roberts, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
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Annual Journal Metrics
97 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
53 days to first decision for all manuscripts
163 days from submission to acceptance
23 days from acceptance to publication
2.723 - 2-year Impact Factor
3.588 - 5-year Impact Factor
1.355 - Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)
1.051 - SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)
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