Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:49
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Surveys about attended births appear to be deceptive in CAR: are the population saying what they think NGO’s want to hear?
Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and donors often promote certain practices to a community, such as in-facility births and then evaluate the efficacy of those interventions, in part, by surveying those po...
Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:48
Lockdowns, lives and livelihoods: the impact of COVID-19 and public health responses to conflict affected populations - a remote qualitative study in Baidoa and Mogadishu, Somalia
Authorities in Somalia responded with drastic measures after the first confirmed COVID-19 case in mid-March 2020, closing borders, schools, limiting travel and prohibiting most group functions. However, the im...
Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:47
Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:46
“I try the one that they say is good.” - factors influencing choice of health care provider and pathways to diabetes care for Syrian refugees in Lebanon
Navigating health systems in host countries can be a challenge for refugees, particularly in a multi-provider system such as Lebanon. Syrian refugees in Lebanon face a high burden of Non-Communicable Diseases ...
Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:45
Health-related quality of life of refugees: a systematic review of studies using the WHOQOL-Bref instrument in general and clinical refugee populations in the community setting
To systematically review studies on HRQOL, measured by the WHOQOL-Bref instrument, of refugees in general and clinical populations who are settled in the community of the hosting country, and outline the diffe...
Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:44
Legacies of humanitarian neglect: long term experiences of children who returned from the Lord’s Resistance Army in Uganda
Much has been written about the short-term challenges facing children returning ‘home’ from rebel fighting groups, but little is known about the longer term day to day realities of return. This article present...
Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:43
Conflict-related violence and mental health among self-settled Democratic Republic of Congo female refugees in Kampala, Uganda – a respondent driven sampling survey
Violence and traumatic events are highly prevalent among refugees, but less is known about the impact of these experiences among self-settled refugees in the country of asylum. We evaluated the association bet...
Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:42
Improving diabetes control for Syrian refugees in Jordan: a longitudinal cohort study comparing the effects of cash transfers and health education interventions
Cash transfers are an increasingly common intervention in the Syrian refugee response to meet basic needs, though there is little known of their potential secondary impact on health outcomes in humanitarian se...
Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:41
Adolescent access to health services in fragile and conflict-affected contexts: The case of the Gaza Strip
Enjoyment of physical and mental health is not only recognized as a human right but also as an integral part of development, as reflected in Sustainable Development Goal 3 – to ensure healthy lives and promote...
Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:40
Tools for measuring gender equality and women’s empowerment (GEWE) indicators in humanitarian settings
Effective measurement of Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment (GEWE) is challenging in low and middle-income countries (LMICs), and even more so in humanitarian settings. Conflict, natural disasters, and ep...
Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:39
Humanitarian crises, such as armed conflict, forced displacement, natural disasters, and major disease outbreaks, take a staggering toll on human health, especially in low-resource settings. Yet there is a dea...
Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:38
Violence against healthcare in conflict: a systematic review of the literature and agenda for future research
Attacks on health care in armed conflict, including those on health workers, facilities, patients and transports, represent serious violations of human rights and international humanitarian law. Information ab...
Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:37
Policies on return and reintegration of displaced healthcare workers towards rebuilding conflict-affected health systems: a review for The Lancet-AUB Commission on Syria
War and armed conflicts severely disrupt all health system components, including the healthcare workforce. Although data is limited on the scale of health care worker (HCW) displacement in conflict zones, it i...
Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:36
An exploratory pilot study of the effect of modified hygiene kits on handwashing with soap among internally displaced persons in Ethiopia
Internally displaced persons fleeing their homes due to conflict and drought are particularly at risk of morbidity and mortality from diarrhoeal diseases. Regular handwashing with soap (HWWS) could substantial...
Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:35
The novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) was first reported in Sudan on 13 March 2020. Since then, Sudan has experienced one of the highest rates of COVID-19 spread and fatalities in Africa. One year later, as...
Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:34
“Strengthening data quality and reporting from small-scale surveys in humanitarian settings: a case study from Yemen, 2011–2019”
Under-five death rate is one of the major indicators used in assessing the level of needs and severity of humanitarian crisis. Over the years, a number of small-scale surveys based on Standardized Monitoring a...
Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:33
Migrant children in transit: health profile and social needs of unaccompanied and accompanied children visiting the MSF clinic in Belgrade, Serbia
Thousands of children migrate to Europe each year in search of safety and the promise of a better life. Many of them transited through Serbia in 2018. Children journey alone or along with their family members ...
Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:32
Conducting research on building psychosocial support for Syrian refugee families in a humanitarian emergency
This case study describes research, which is located in Turkey, where more than 750,000 Syrian refugees reside autonomously in Istanbul. The research developed and pilot tested a novel model for helping urban ...
Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:31
Lay-delivered talk therapies for adults affected by humanitarian crises in low- and middle-income countries
Published by the World Health Organization (WHO) and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in 2015, the mental health Gap Action Programme Humanitarian Intervention Guide (mhGAP-HIG) recommends...
Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:30
Musculoskeletal impairment among Syrian refugees living in Sultanbeyli, Turkey: prevalence, cause, diagnosis and need for related services and assistive products
Epidemiological data on musculoskeletal impairment (MSI) and related service and assistive product (AP) needs for displaced populations are lacking. This study aimed to estimate the prevalence, aetiology, and ...
Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:29
‘We need someone to deliver our voices’: reflections from conducting remote qualitative research in Syria
The need to generate evidence in spaces considered insecure and inhabited by potentially extremely vulnerable individuals (e.g. conflict-affected people who may not have means to move) has led researchers to s...
Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:28
Lessons learned from implementation of a national hotline for Ebola virus disease emergency preparedness in South Sudan
The world’s second largest Ebola outbreak occurred in the Democratic Republic of Congo from 2018 to 2020. At the time, risk of cross-border spread into South Sudan was very high. Thus, the South Sudan Ministry...
Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:27
Escaping the past and living in the present: a qualitative exploration of substance use among Syrian male refugees in Germany
Syrians have been the largest group of refugees in Germany since 2014. Little is known about Syrian refugees` perspectives on substance use. The aim of this study is to investigate the perspective of male refu...
Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:26
Healthcare governance during humanitarian responses: a survey of current practice among international humanitarian actors
Large international humanitarian actors support and directly deliver health services for millions of people in crises annually, and wield considerable power to decide which health services to provide, how and ...
Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:25
Intimate partner violence against women on the Colombia Ecuador border: a mixed-methods analysis of the liminal migrant experience
Intimate partner violence (IPV) has serious long-term health and psychological consequences and is highly prevalent in Latin America and among displaced populations. Liminality - the ambiguous in-between state...
Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:24
Working short and working long: can primary healthcare be protected as a public good in Lebanon today?
In this commentary we propose four questions to be addressed while building a meaningful public primary healthcare response in Lebanon today. These questions emerge from two imperatives: the necessity to consi...
Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:23
Sexual and reproductive health self-care in humanitarian and fragile settings: where should we start?
Recent crises have accelerated global interest in self-care interventions. This debate paper aims to raise the issue of sexual and reproductive health (SRH) self-care and invites members of the global communit...
Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:22
The socioeconomic burden of antibiotic resistance in conflict-affected settings and refugee hosting countries: a systematic scoping review
Antibiotic resistance (ABR) is a major global threat. Armed and protracted conflicts act as multipliers of infection and ABR, thus leading to increased healthcare and societal costs. We aimed to understand and...
Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:21
Strengthening healthcare providers’ capacity for safe abortion and post-abortion care services in humanitarian settings: lessons learned from the clinical outreach refresher training model (S-CORT) in Uganda, Nigeria, and the Democratic Republic of Congo
Fragile and crisis-affected countries account for most maternal deaths worldwide, with unsafe abortion being one of its leading causes. This case study aims to describe the Clinical Outreach Refresher Training...
Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:20
Mental health and psychosocial support in conflict: children’s protection concerns and intervention outcomes in Syria
Child protection and mental health during conflict intersects with a variety of adverse conflict-related factors, and intervention outcomes in the field are often difficult to predict. Using the casefiles of 3...
Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:19
Complex emergencies and the control and elimination of neglected tropical diseases in Africa: developing a practical approach for implementing safe and effective mapping and intervention strategies
Complex emergencies resulting from conflict and political instability are a major challenge for national neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) control and elimination programmes, especially in sub-Saharan Africa....
Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:18
Community-based surveillance (CBS) has been used successfully in many situations to strengthen existing health systems as well as in humanitarian crises. The Anglophone crisis of Northwest Southwest Cameroon, ...
Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:17
Setting research priorities for sexual, reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health in humanitarian settings
An estimated 70.8 million people are forcibly displaced worldwide, 75% of whom are women and children. Prioritizing a global research agenda to inform guidance, service delivery, access to and quality of servi...
Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:16
Reproductive health at conflict borders: a cross-sectional survey of human rights violations and perinatal outcomes at the Thai-Myanmar border
Human rights violations (HRVs) are common in conflict and displacement contexts. Women are especially vulnerable to HRVs in these contexts, and perinatal health is acutely sensitive to related stressors and he...
Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:15
Though studies measuring war-related stressors and resultant trauma among U.S. military veterans are abundant, few studies address how wartime stressors affect military veterans native to warzones. Even fewer ...
Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:14
Lebanon, a middle-income country with ongoing political turmoil, unstable economic situation, and a fragmented and under-resourced health system, hosts about one million Syrian refugees since 2011. While the c...
Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:13
Pre-positioning an evaluation of cash assistance programming in an acute emergency: strategies and lessons learned from a study in Raqqa Governorate, Syria
Conducting ethical and rigorous research to measure the effectiveness of humanitarian programs is urgently needed given the global level of displacement and conflict, yet traditional approaches to evaluation r...
Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:12
Correction to: The relationship between armed conflict and reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health and nutrition status and services in northeastern Nigeria: a mixed-methods case study
An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.
Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:11
Innovative strategies for providing menstruation-supportive water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) facilities: learning from refugee camps in Cox’s bazar, Bangladesh
There is growing attention to addressing the menstrual hygiene management (MHM) needs of the over 21 million displaced adolescent girls and women globally. Current approaches to MHM-related humanitarian progra...
Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:10
Operational considerations for the management of non-communicable diseases in humanitarian emergencies
Non-communicable diseases (NCD) represent an increasing global challenge with the majority of mortality occurring in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Concurrently, many humanitarian crises occur in th...
Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:9
The effect of the ongoing civil strife on key immunisation outcomes in the North West and South West regions of Cameroon
Civil strife has long been recognized as a significant barrier in the fight against vaccine preventable diseases in several parts of the world. However, little is known about the impact of the ongoing civil st...
Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:8
There is a growing concern that the quality of health systems in humanitarian crises and the care they provide has received little attention. To help better understand current practice and research on health s...
Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:7
A qualitative study on health care providers’ experiences of providing comprehensive abortion care in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh
Humanitarian settings are characterised by limited access to comprehensive abortion care. At the same time, humanitarian settings can increase the vulnerability of women and girls to unintended pregnancies and...
Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:6
An analytic perspective of a mixed methods study during humanitarian crises in South Sudan: translating facility- and community-based newborn guidelines into practice
In South Sudan, the civil war in 2016 led to mass displacement in Juba that rapidly spread to other regions of the country. Access to health care was limited because of attacks against health facilities and wo...
Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:5
Dynamics of non-communicable disease prevention, diagnosis and control in Lebanon, a fragile setting
Non-communicable diseases (NCD) present an increasing global health challenge, particularly for settings affected by fragility where access to care may be disrupted, and where high-quality continuous care deli...
Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:4
Exploring resource scarcity and contextual influences on wellbeing among young refugees in Bidi Bidi refugee settlement, Uganda: findings from a qualitative study
Contextual factors including poverty and inequitable gender norms harm refugee adolescent and youths’ wellbeing. Our study focused on Bidi Bidi refugee settlement that hosts more than 230,000 of Uganda’s 1.4 m...
Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:3
This case analysis describes dilemmas and challenges of ethical partnering encountered in the process of conducting a research study that explored moral and practical dimensions of palliative care in humanitar...
Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:2
Maternal mortality occurs mostly in contexts of poverty and health system collapse. Mali has a very high maternal mortality rate and this extremely high mortality rate is due in part to longstanding constraint...
Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:1
Publisher Correction to: Challenges and strategies in conducting sexual and reproductive health research among Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh
An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.
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