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  1. Content type: Research

    Adolescence is a critical time of life stage with a continuum of physical, cognitive, behavioral and psychosocial changes. It is also a period of physical growth, reproductive maturation and cognitive transfor...

    Authors: Melaku Tadege Engidaw and Alemayehu Digssie Gebremariam

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2019 13:17

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    Older persons are often unable to leave conflict areas; however, little is known about the mental and physical health among this population. Our objective was to determine the prevalence of and whether there w...

    Authors: Aimee Summers, Eva Leidman, Isabel Maria Pereira Figueira Periquito and Oleg O. Bilukha

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2019 13:10

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  3. Content type: Research

    Myanmar transitioned to a nominally civilian government in March 2011. It is unclear how, if at all, this political change has impacted migration at the household level.

    Authors: Parveen K. Parmar, Charlene Barina, Sharon Low, Kyaw Thura Tun, Conrad Otterness, Pue P. Mhote, Saw Nay Htoo, Saw Win Kyaw, Nai Aye Lwin, Cynthia Maung, Naw Merry Moo, Eh. Kalu Shwee Oo, Daniel Reh, Nai Chay Mon, Xinkai Zhou and Adam K. Richards

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2019 13:15

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  4. Content type: Research

    Genocide is an atrocity that seeks to destroy whole populations, leaving empty countries, empty spaces and empty memories, but also a large health burden among survivors is enormous. We propose a genocide repo...

    Authors: Jutta Lindert, Ichiro Kawachi, Haim Y. Knobler, Moshe Z. Abramowitz, Sandro Galea, Bayard Roberts, Richard Mollica and Martin McKee

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2019 13:14

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  5. Content type: Research

    Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has been providing primary care for non-communicable diseases (NCDs), which have been increasing in low to middle-income countries, in the Shatila refugee camp, Beirut, Lebanon, ...

    Authors: Maysoon Kayali, Krystel Moussally, Chantal Lakis, Mohamad Ali Abrash, Carla Sawan, Anthony Reid and Jeffrey Edwards

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2019 13:12

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  6. Content type: Research

    Maternal and neonatal survival are key components of population health and may be particularly vulnerable in humanitarian contexts of civil unrest and displacement. Understanding what factors contribute to poo...

    Authors: Stephanie Gee, Josep Vargas and Angel M. Foster

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2019 13:11

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  7. Content type: Debate

    Instability in the global geopolitical climate and the continuing spread of nuclear weapons and increase in their lethality has made the exchange of nuclear weapons or a terrorist attack upon a nuclear power p...

    Authors: Tener Goodwin Veenema, Frederick M. Burkle Jr and Cham E. Dallas

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2019 13:9

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  8. Content type: Research

    The Syrian crisis has put tremendous strain on the Lebanese health system, particularly in the historically underserved border region. The ICRC Primary Health Care program has focused on refugee and host commu...

    Authors: Claudia Truppa, Enrica Leresche, Arlan F. Fuller, Ariana S. Marnicio, Josyann Abisaab, Nicole El Hayek, Carla Zmeter, Warda S. Toma, Hilda Harb, Randa S. Hamadeh and Jennifer Leaning

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2019 13:7

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  9. Content type: Research

    Gender-based violence (GBV) primary prevention programs seek to facilitate change by addressing the underlying causes and drivers of violence against women and girls at a population level. Social norms are con...

    Authors: Nancy Perrin, Mendy Marsh, Amber Clough, Amelie Desgroppes, Clement Yope Phanuel, Ali Abdi, Francesco Kaburu, Silje Heitmann, Masumi Yamashina, Brendan Ross, Sophie Read-Hamilton, Rachael Turner, Lori Heise and Nancy Glass

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2019 13:6

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  10. Content type: Research

    Hepatitis B affects 257 million people worldwide. Mother-to-child hepatitis B virus (HBV) transmission is a preventable cause of substantial morbidity and mortality and poses greatest risk for developing chron...

    Authors: Joseph Michael Reardon, Siobhán M. O’Connor, Joseph D. Njau, Eugene K. Lam, Catherine A. Staton and Susan T. Cookson

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2019 13:5

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  11. Content type: Letter to the Editor

    Donor and agency priorities are influenced by a variety of political, social, and media-related forces that can have a profound impact on response and resource provision. We have attempted to assess how well i...

    Authors: Mary Grace Flaherty and Leslie F. Roberts

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2019 13:4

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  12. Content type: Research

    There is a scarcity of adapted measures to study resilience and mental health of people in humanitarian settings in Africa. The aim of this study was to identify the factor structure and other psychometric pro...

    Authors: Berhanie Getnet and Atalay Alem

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2019 13:3

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  13. Content type: Meeting report

    The escalation of conflict in the Middle East coincides with an emerging trend of attacks on healthcare. Protection of health personnel, health services and humanitarian workers is no longer respected. This co...

    Authors: Philippa Druce, Ekaterina Bogatyreva, Frederik Francois Siem, Scott Gates, Hanna Kaade, Johanne Sundby, Morten Rostrup, Catherine Andersen, Siri Camilla Aas Rustad, Andrew Tchie, Robert Mood, Håvard Mokleiv Nygård, Henrik Urdal and Andrea Sylvia Winkler

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2019 13:2

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  14. Content type: Letter to the Editor

    Prolonged civil war and unrest has dominated the short history of South Sudan resulting in the long-term displacement of millions of people since the 1990s. Since December 2013, over one million South Sudanese...

    Authors: Henry Komakech, Lynn Atuyambe and Christopher Garimoi Orach

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2019 13:1

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  15. Content type: Short report

    During June 2014 to April 2017, the population of Mosul, Iraq lived in a state of increasing isolation from the rest of Iraq due to the city’s occupation by the Islamic State group. As part of a study to devel...

    Authors: Louisa M. Baxter, Manal Shams Eldin, Ali Al Mohammed, Malika Saim and Francesco Checchi

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2018 12:48

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  16. Content type: Research

    Access to healthcare is an important part of the (re)settlement process for Syrian refugees in Canada. There is growing concern about the healthcare needs of the 54,560 Syrian refugees who were admitted to Can...

    Authors: Sepali Guruge, Souraya Sidani, Vathsala Illesinghe, Rania Younes, Huda Bukhari, Jason Altenberg, Meb Rashid and Suzanne Fredericks

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2018 12:46

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  17. Content type: Research

    There has been increasing focus on tackling the growing burden of non-communicable diseases (NCD) in crisis settings. The complex and protracted crisis in Syria is unfolding against a background of increasing ...

    Authors: Sylvia Garry, Francesco Checchi and Beniamino Cislaghi

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2018 12:45

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  18. Content type: Research

    The structure, function, and capacity of the health care system in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT) had been largely shaped by the complex political history of the country. Since the establishment of...

    Authors: Wasim I. M. Sultan and José Crispim

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2018 12:44

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  19. Content type: Research

    It is a challenge in low-resource settings to ensure the availability of complete, timely disease surveillance information. Smartphone applications (apps) have the potential to enhance surveillance data transm...

    Authors: Ziad El-Khatib, Maya Shah, Samuel N Zallappa, Pierre Nabeth, José Guerra, Casimir T Manengu, Michel Yao, Aline Philibert, Lazare Massina, Claes-Philip Staiger, Raphael Mbailao, Jean-Pierre Kouli, Hippolyte Mboma, Geraldine Duc, Dago Inagbe, Alpha Boubaca Barry…

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2018 12:42

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  20. Content type: Research

    Although the adverse impacts of conflict-driven displacement on health are well-documented, less is known about how health status and associated risk factors differ according to displacement experience. This s...

    Authors: Rachel Burns, Kolitha Wickramage, Anwar Musah, Chesmal Siriwardhana and Francesco Checchi

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2018 12:41

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  21. Content type: Research

    In Kachin State, Myanmar, collapse of a ceasefire in 2011 has resulted in widespread exposure to conflict and ongoing internal displacement. Such exposures are known risk factors for mental health and psychoso...

    Authors: Catherine Lee, Amanda J. Nguyen, Tara Russell, Yasmina Aules and Paul Bolton

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2018 12:39

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  22. Content type: Research

    Patients with diabetes require knowledge and skills to self-manage their disease, a challenging aspect of treatment that is difficult to address in humanitarian settings. Due to the lack of literature and expe...

    Authors: James A. Elliott, Debashish Das, Philippe Cavailler, Fabien Schneider, Maya Shah, Annette Ravaud, Maria Lightowler and Philippa Boulle

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2018 12:40

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  23. Content type: Research

    In 2015 and early 2016, close to 1 million migrants transited through Greece, on their way to Western Europe. In early 2016, the closure of the “Balkan-route” and the EU/Turkey-deal led to a drastic reduction ...

    Authors: Christos Eleftherakos, Wilma van den Boogaard, Declan Barry, Nathalie Severy, Ioanna Kotsioni and Louise Roland-Gosselin

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2018 12:38

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  24. Content type: Research

    The presence of landmines and explosive remnants of war (ERW) including unexploded ordnance (UXO) poses a serious public health risk for populations living in conflict-affected and contaminated areas. Current ...

    Authors: Stacey E. Pizzino, Samuel Hundessa, Vinu Verghis, Mark Griffin and Jo Durham

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2018 12:36

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  25. Content type: Research

    Following the Nepal earthquake in April 2015, UNFPA estimated that 1.4 million women of reproductive age were affected, with approximately 93,000 pregnant and 28,000 at risk of sexual violence. A set of priori...

    Authors: Anna Myers, Samira Sami, Monica Adhiambo Onyango, Hari Karki, Rosilawati Anggraini and Sandra Krause

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2018 12:35

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  26. Content type: Research

    In Ukraine, a large number of internally displaced persons (IDPs) and veterans experience social and psychological problems as a result of the ongoing conflict between Ukraine and Russia. Our purpose was to de...

    Authors: S. Benjamin Doty, Emily E. Haroz, Namrita S. Singh, Sergiy Bogdanov, Judith K. Bass, Laura K. Murray, Karis L. Callaway and Paul A. Bolton

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2018 12:34

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  27. Content type: Research

    Relations among and interactions between exposure to armed conflict, alcohol misuse, low socioeconomic status, gender (in)equitable decision-making, and intimate partner violence (IPV) represent serious global...

    Authors: Jennifer J. Mootz, Florence Kyoheirwe Muhanguzi, Pavel Panko, Patrick Onyango Mangen, Milton L. Wainberg, Ilana Pinsky and Kaveh Khoshnood

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2018 12:37

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  28. Content type: Research

    In response to the influx of displaced Syrians since 2011, the Jordanian National Tuberculosis Program (NTP) implemented a specific Tuberculosis (TB) reduction strategy, including contact-tracing (CT). Contact...

    Authors: Edouard Hosten, Mandana Mehta, Emmanuel Andre, Khaled Abu Rumman and Dimitri Van der Linden

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2018 12:25

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  29. Content type: Research

    Tackling the high non-communicable disease (NCD) burden among Syrian refugees poses a challenge to humanitarian actors and host countries. Current response priorities are the identification and integration of ...

    Authors: Manuela Rehr, Muhammad Shoaib, Sara Ellithy, Suhib Okour, Cono Ariti, Idriss Ait-Bouziad, Paul van den Bosch, Anais Deprade, Mohammad Altarawneh, Abdel Shafei, Sadeq Gabashneh and Annick Lenglet

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2018 12:33

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  30. Content type: Case study

    Unstable settings present challenges for the effective provision of antiretroviral treatment (ART). In this paper, we summarize the experience and results of providing ART and implementing contingency plans du...

    Authors: Cecilia Ferreyra, Daniel O’Brien, Beatriz Alonso, Abdulbasset Al-Zomour and Nathan Ford

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2018 12:30

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  31. Content type: Research

    Performance based financing (PBF) has been increasingly implemented across low and middle-income countries, including in fragile and humanitarian settings, which present specific features likely to require ada...

    Authors: Maria Paola Bertone, Eelco Jacobs, Jurrien Toonen, Ngozi Akwataghibe and Sophie Witter

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2018 12:28

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  32. Content type: Meeting report

    Recent systematic reviews have highlighted a paucity of rigorous evidence to guide water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) interventions in humanitarian crises. In June 2017, the Research for Health in Humanitari...

    Authors: Lauren D’Mello-Guyett, Travis Yates, Andy Bastable, Maysoon Dahab, Claudio Deola, Caetano Dorea, Robert Dreibelbis, Timothy Grieve, Thomas Handzel, Anne Harmer, Daniele Lantagne, Peter Maes, Melissa Opryszko, Sarah Palmer-Felgate, Brian Reed, Rafael Van Den Bergh…

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2018 12:22

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  33. Content type: Research

    By 2017, more than 500,000 Syrian refugees had passed through Greece seeking safety and asylum. Understanding how their health needs evolved over the refugee crisis in Greece and in relation to changing migrat...

    Authors: Rebecca Hémono, Bridget Relyea, Jennifer Scott, Sinan Khaddaj, Angeliki Douka and Alison Wringe

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2018 12:24

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  34. Content type: Review

    The association between poor mental health and factors related to HIV acquisition and disease progression (also referred to as HIV-related factors) may be stronger among conflict-affected populations given ele...

    Authors: Erica Koegler and Caitlin E. Kennedy

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2018 12:20

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  35. Content type: Debate

    Twenty-one years ago, a global consortium of like-minded institutions designed the landmark Minimum Initial Service Package (MISP) for sexual and reproductive health (SRH) to guide national and international h...

    Authors: Nguyen Toan Tran and Catrin Schulte-Hillen

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2018 12:32

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  36. Content type: Research

    Refugees and asylum-seekers are often exposed to multiple types of potentially traumatic events (PTEs) and report elevated rates of psychological disorders, including posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Cons...

    Authors: Philippa Specker, Belinda J. Liddell, Yulisha Byrow, Richard A. Bryant and Angela Nickerson

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2018 12:26

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  37. Content type: Research

    Sudan is a fragile developing country, with a low expenditure on health. It has been subjected to ongoing conflicts ever since 1956, with the Darfur crisis peaking in 2004. The conflict, in combination with th...

    Authors: Sara A. Hassanain, Jeffrey K. Edwards, Emilie Venables, Engy Ali, Khadiga Adam, Hafiz Hussien and Asma Elsony

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2018 12:18

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  38. Content type: Review

    Despite increasing research and clinical interest in delivering psychosocial interventions for children affected by war, little research has been conducted on the underlying mechanisms of change associated wit...

    Authors: Tania Josiane Bosqui and Bassam Marshoud

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2018 12:15

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  39. Content type: Review

    In the ongoing conflicts of Syria and Yemen, there have been widespread reports of attacks on health care facilities and personnel. Tabulated evidence does suggest hospital bombings in Syria and Yemen are far ...

    Authors: Carolyn Briody, Leonard Rubenstein, Les Roberts, Eamon Penney, William Keenan and Jeffrey Horbar

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2018 12:19

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    The Letter to the Editor to this article has been published in Conflict and Health 2018 12:47

  40. Content type: Research

    Water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) are immediate priorities for human survival and dignity in emergencies. In 2010, > 90% of Syrians had access to improved drinking water. In 2011, armed conflict began and ...

    Authors: Mustafa Sikder, Umar Daraz, Daniele Lantagne and Roberto Saltori

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2018 12:17

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  41. Content type: Short report

    Evidence of use of toxic gas chemical weapons in the Syrian war has been reported by governmental and non-governmental international organizations since the war started in March 2011. To date, the profiles of ...

    Authors: Jose M. Rodriguez-Llanes, Debarati Guha-Sapir, Benjamin-Samuel Schlüter and Madelyn Hsiao-Rei Hicks

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2018 12:16

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