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  1. Authors: Yasir Shafiq, Elena Rubini, Zoha Zahid Fazal, Muhammad Murtaza Bukhari, Maheen Zakaria, Noor ul Huda Zeeshan, Ameer Muhammad, Luca Ragazzoni, Francesco Barone‑Adesi and Martina Valente
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2024 18:18

    The original article was published in Conflict and Health 2024 18:12

  2. The triple political, security, and health crisis in Burkina Faso has impacted the lives of Burkinabè people, resulting in massive internal displacement. These internally displaced persons (IDPs) are very vuln...

    Authors: Kadidiatou Kadio, Antarou Ly, Adidjata Ouédraogo, Mohamed Ali Ag Ahmed, Sanni Yaya and Marie-Pierre Gagnon
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2024 18:17
  3. Malnutrition, specifically undernutrition, is a significant global challenge that contributes to nearly half of deaths in children under the age of five. The burden of undernutrition is disproportionately born...

    Authors: Rachel Bridge and Tracy Kuo Lin
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2024 18:16
  4. The COVID-19 pandemic and vaccine hesitancy are not the only causes of the increase in measles cases in low- and middle-income countries. Measles epidemics, like the recent one in eastern DRC, are often quickl...

    Authors: Daan Van Brusselen, Ali Heshima Dubois, Lucien Kandundao Bindu, Zakari Moluh, Yvonne Nzomukunda and Laurens Liesenborghs
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2024 18:14
  5. This study evaluated an early warning, alert and response system for a crisis-affected population in Doolo zone, Somali Region, Ethiopia, in 2019–2021, with a history of epidemics of outbreak-prone diseases. T...

    Authors: Luke Baertlein, Bashir Ali Dubad, Birhanu Sahelie, Istifanus Chindong Damulak, Mohammed Osman, Beverley Stringer, Agatha Bestman, Anna Kuehne, Elburg van Boetzelaer and Patrick Keating
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2024 18:13
  6. Armed conflicts have a severe impact on the health of women and children. Global health emergencies such as pandemics and disease outbreaks further exacerbate the challenges faced by vulnerable populations in ...

    Authors: Yasir Shafiq, Elena Rubini, Zoha Zahid Fazal, Muhammad Murtaza Bukhari, Maheen Zakaria, Noor ul Huda Zeeshan, Ameer Muhammad, Luca Ragazzoni, Francesco Barone-Adesi and Martina Valente
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2024 18:12

    The Correction to this article has been published in Conflict and Health 2024 18:18

  7. The Russian Federation’s invasion of Ukraine is characterized by indiscriminate attacks on civilian infrastructure, including hospitals and clinics that have devastated the Ukrainian health system putting trau...

    Authors: Lynn Lieberman Lawry, Jessica Korona-Bailey, Luke Juman, Miranda Janvrin, Valentina Donici, Iurii Kychyn, John Maddox and Tracey Perez Koehlmoos
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2024 18:10
  8. Intimate partner violence against women (IPVAW) is prevalent in conflict-affected settings. Yet, there is limited knowledge about the risk factors that influence men’s use of IPVAW in conflict-affected setting...

    Authors: Christine Bourey, Rashelle J. Musci, Judith K. Bass, Nancy Glass, Amani Matabaro and Jocelyn T. D. Kelly
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2024 18:9
  9. The United Nations estimate a quarter of the global population currently lives in violent conflict zones. Radiology is an integral part of any healthcare system, providing vital information to aid diagnosis an...

    Authors: Trisha Suji, Richard Sullivan and Gemma Bowsher
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2024 18:8
  10. Refugee children are at high risk of mental health problems but face barriers to accessing mental health services, a problem exacerbated by a shortage of mental health professionals. Having trained lay counsel...

    Authors: Fiona S. McEwen, Hania El Khatib, Kristin Hadfield, Karen Pluess, Nicolas Chehade, Tania Bosqui, Stephanie Skavenski, Laura Murray, Roland Weierstall-Pust, Elie Karam and Michael Pluess
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2024 18:7
  11. The recent earthquake in Syria has caused widespread devastation, leading to extensive damage and loss of life. Considering the diverse range of disasters and conflicts that have affected Syrian society, healt...

    Authors: Hani Saeed, Sulaf Hamid, Imad Zoukar, Adel Khiami, Lama Al Hawat, Mohammed Khoja, Hossam Khawatmy, Hani Abdalnour and Mayssoon Dashash
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2024 18:5
  12. In Colombia, research on health and conflict has focused on mental health, psychosocial care, displacement, morbidity, and mortality. Few scientific studies have assessed health system functioning during armed...

    Authors: Oscar Bernal, Tatiana Garcia-Betancourt, Sebastián León-Giraldo, Lina Marcela Rodríguez and Catalina González-Uribe
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2024 18:4
  13. Health systems resilience (HSR) research is a rapidly expanding field, in which key concepts are discussed and theoretical frameworks are emerging with vibrant debate. Fragile and conflict-affected settings (F...

    Authors: Claudia Truppa, Sally Yaacoub, Martina Valente, Giulia Celentano, Luca Ragazzoni and Dell Saulnier
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2024 18:2
  14. Gender-based violence (GBV) particularly against women is unfortunately common during armed conflicts. No rigorous and comprehensive empirical work has documented the extent of GBV and its consequences that to...

    Authors: Desalew Salew Tewabe, Muluken Azage, Gizachew Yismaw Wubetu, Sisay Awoke Fenta, Mulugeta Dile Worke, Amanu Mekonen Asres, Wallelign Alemnew Getnet, Genet Gedamu Kassie, Yonatan Menber, Alemtsehay Mekonnen Munea, Taye Zeru, Selamawit Alemayehu Bekele, Sadiya Osman Abdulahi, Tigist Biru Adamne, Hiwot Debebe Belete, Belay Bezabih Beyene…
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2024 18:1
  15. The evidence is mixed as to whether individuals’ coping strategies may mitigate the adverse mental health effects of post-displacement stressors in refugee populations, with some indications that the buffering...

    Authors: Øivind Solberg, Alexander Nissen and Fredrik Saboonchi
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2023 17:60
  16. The Lebanese healthcare system faces multiple challenges including limited capacities, shortage of skilled professionals, and inadequate supplies, in addition to hosting a significant number of refugees. While...

    Authors: Hani Dimassi, Mohamad Alameddine, Nadine Sabra, Nour El Arnaout, Ranime Harb, Randa Hamadeh, Faysal El Kak, Abed Shanaa, Marta Orozco Mossi, Shadi Saleh and Natally AlArab
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2023 17:59
  17. Using participatory approaches or methods are often positioned as a strategy to tackle power hierarchies in research. Despite momentum on decolonising aid, humanitarian actors have struggled to describe what ‘...

    Authors: Michelle Lokot, Erin Hartman and Iram Hashmi
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2023 17:58

    The Correction to this article has been published in Conflict and Health 2024 18:3

  18. Although the Geneva Conventions and Rome Statute demand protections for healthcare facilities during war, breaches of these protections are frequently reported. The ongoing war in Ukraine is no exception, with se...

    Authors: Dennis G. Barten, Derrick Tin, Fredrik Granholm, Diana Rusnak, Frits van Osch and Gregory Ciottone
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2023 17:57
  19. The scale of attacks on healthcare has become more visible and its impact greater in recent armed conflicts in Ukraine, Sudan and Myanmar. In these conflicts, combatants systematically target health facilities...

    Authors: Karl Blanchet, Leonard Rubenstein, Bertrand Taithe and Larissa Fast
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2023 17:56

    The Correction to this article has been published in Conflict and Health 2024 18:11

  20. Currently, over two million persons are internally displaced because of the complex humanitarian emergency in Nigeria’s northeast region. Due to crowded and unsanitary living conditions, the risk of communicab...

    Authors: Saheed Gidado, Melton Musa, Ahmed Ibrahim Ba’aba, Lilian Akudo Okeke, Patrick M Nguku, Idris Suleman Hadejia, Isa Ali Hassan, Ibrahim Muhammad Bande, Martins Onuoha, Gideon Ugbenyo, Ntadom Godwin, Rabi Usman, Jibrin Idris Manu, Abede Momoh Mohammed, Muhammad Maijawa Abdullahi, Mohammed Isa Bammami…
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2023 17:54
  21. The 2013–2016 West Africa Ebola Epidemic is the largest outbreak of Ebola in history. By September, 2014 the outbreak was worsening significantly, and the international president of Médecins Sans Frontières ca...

    Authors: Samuel T. Boland, Dina Balabanova and Susannah Mayhew
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2023 17:53
  22. This study evaluated adolescents' mental health their knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs about mental health conditions, and their access to critical mental health services in Lira District, northern Uganda. Th...

    Authors: Heather Wipfli, Kyra Guy, Abigail Kim, Peninah Tumuhimbise and Kenneth Odur
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2023 17:52
  23. Colombia has experienced decades of conflict between the government and non-state actors. Attacks on healthcare have been a grave but regular facet of that violence. In response, the Misión Médica (MM) program...

    Authors: Katerina Crawford☥, Tatiana Florez☥, Mario Rodriguez, Lendy Cirado, Róisín Read and Rohini Haar
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2023 17:51
  24. Since 2019 Lebanon has faced multiple compounded crises. Political and social instability, the COVID-19 pandemic, and the Beirut Port explosion, alongside the influx of refugees related to the ongoing Syrian c...

    Authors: Philomena Raftery, Jinan Usta, Ligia Kiss, Jennifer Palmer and Mazeda Hossain
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2023 17:50
  25. Consideration for men as survivors of sexual violence in conflict and post-conflict settings has gained some prominence in the last decade. There remains a paucity of empirical data on forms of sexual violence...

    Authors: Tosin Olaluwoye, Elizabeth Hoban and Joanne Williams
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2023 17:49
  26. Attacks on healthcare in armed conflict have far-reaching impacts on the personal and professional lives of health workers, as well as the communities they serve. Despite this, even in protracted conflicts suc...

    Authors: Aula Abbara, Diana Rayes, Hannah Tappis, Mohamed Hamze, Reham Wais, Hesham Alahmad, Naser Almhawish, Leonard Rubenstein and Rohini Haar
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2023 17:48
  27. Access to basic health services, notably child health services, is severely hampered by the armed conflict in Tigray, North Ethiopia. Little is known regarding the impacts of the armed conflict during the war ...

    Authors: Mache Tsadik, Hailay Gebretnsae, Asefa Ayalew, Akeza Awealom Asgedom, Aregawi Gebreyesus, Tigist Hagos, Marta Abrha, Kiros Weldegerima, Birikti Abrha, Gelawdiwos Gebre, Mulubrhan Hagos, Rie Esayas, Mezgebe Gebregeorgis, Hailay Abrha Gesesew and Afework Mulugeta
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2023 17:47
  28. Northwest Syria (NWS) is a conflict area with challenging political, economic, demographic and social dynamics. The region has a high number of internally displaced persons with increasingly disrupted delivery...

    Authors: Ibrahim R. Bou-Orm, Marianne Moussallem, Joelle Karam, Manuel deLara, Vinod Varma, Karin Diaconu, Murat Can Birand Apaydin, Rafael Van den Bergh, Alastair Ager and Sophie Witter
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2023 17:46
  29. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought unprecedented challenges to healthcare workers (HCWs) around the world. The healthcare system in Lebanon was already under pressure due to economic instability and political u...

    Authors: Linda Abou-Abbas, Rana Nasrallah, Sally Yaacoub, Jessica Yohana Ramirez Mendoza and Mahmoud Al Wais
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2023 17:45
  30. Health Care Workers (HCWs) in conflict zones face high levels of violence while also playing a crucial role in assisting the population in distress. For more than two decades, the eastern provinces of the Demo...

    Authors: Samuel Lwamushi Makali, Jean Corneille Lembebu, Raïssa Boroto, Christian Chiribagula Zalinga, Daniella Bugugu, Emmanuel Lurhangire, Bigirinama Rosine, Christine Chimanuka, Pacifique Mwene-Batu, Christian Molima, Jessica Ramirez Mendoza, Giovanfrancesco Ferrari, Sonja Merten and Ghislain Bisimwa
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2023 17:44
  31. The ongoing armed conflict in Sudan has resulted in a deepening humanitarian crisis with significant implications for the country's health system, threatening its collapse. This article examines the destructio...

    Authors: Alaa Dafallah, Osman K. O. Elmahi, Maisoon Elbukhari Ibrahim, Rania Elfatih Elsheikh and Karl Blanchet
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2023 17:43
  32. Refugees are prone to higher risks of injury due to often austere living conditions, social and economic disadvantages, and limited access to health care services in host countries. This study aims to systemat...

    Authors: Samar Al-Hajj, Moustafa Moustafa, Majed El Hechi, Mohamad A. Chahrour, Ali A. Nasrallah and Haytham Kaafarani
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2023 17:42
  33. There has been little documentation of the large networks of community health workers that contributed to Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) surveillance during the 2018–2020 Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) epidemic...

    Authors: Jennifer OKeeffe, Emi Takahashi, John Otokoye Otshudiema, Emile Malembi, Célestin Ndaliko, Nathanaël Mutimatonda Munihire, Grazia Caleo and Antonio Isidro Carrion Martin
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2023 17:41
  34. Evidence on patterns of alcohol and other drug (AOD) use and how to effectively deliver services to address AOD use in humanitarian settings is limited. This study aimed to qualitatively explore the patterns o...

    Authors: Stephanie Haddad, Mbaita Shawa, Jeremy C. Kane, Bertha Bwalya, Megan Sienkiewicz, Grace Kilbane, Veronica Chibemba, Princess Chiluba, Nkumbu Mtongo, Kristina Metz, Mildred Chibwe, Namuchana Mushabati, Allan Zulu, Ravi Paul, Zaliwe Banda, Henry Loongo…
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2023 17:40
  35. Implementation science scholars argue that knowing ‘what works’ in public health is insufficient to change practices, without understanding ‘how’, ‘where’ and ‘why’ something works. In the peer reviewed litera...

    Authors: Enrica Leresche, Mazeda Hossain, Maria Livia De Rubeis, Veerle Hermans, Doris Burtscher, Rodolfo Rossi, Cordelia Lonsdale and Neha S. Singh
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2023 17:39
  36. Adverse socio-cultural factors compromise the implementation of HIV prevention strategies among displaced youth. While condoms are an affordable and effective HIV prevention strategy for youth, stigma and ineq...

    Authors: Moses Okumu, Carmen H. Logie, Anissa S. Chitwanga, Robert Hakiza and Peter Kyambadde
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2023 17:38
  37. In developing nations with fragile healthcare systems, the effect of war is likely to be much worse than it would be in more developed countries. The presence of COVID-19 will also likely exacerbate the war’s ...

    Authors: Hiluf Ebuy Abraha, Mengistu Hagazi Tequare, Hale Teka, Micheal Berhe Gebremedhin, Kibrom Gebreselassie Desta, Mohamedawel Mohamedniguss Ebrahim, Awol Yemane, Sintayehu Misgina Gebremariam, Kibrom Berhanu Gebresilassie, Tesfay Hailu Tekle, Mussie Tesfay Atsbaha, Ephrem Berhe, Bereket Berhe, Derbew Fikadu Berhe, Mulugeta Gebregziabher and L. Lewis Wall
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2023 17:37
  38. The ongoing war in Yemen has created a severe and protracted crisis that has left nearly three-quarters of the population in need of urgent humanitarian assistance. Despite eight years of conflict there exist ...

    Authors: Catherine R. McGowan, Mervat Alhaffar, Promise Ekoriko, Sawsan Al-Refai, Jamal Badr, Lucy Bell and Francesco Checchi
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2023 17:36
  39. The Syrian crisis, followed by a financial crisis, port explosion, and COVID-19, have put enormous strain on Lebanon’s health system. Syrian refugees and the vulnerable host population have a high burden of No...

    Authors: Claudia Truppa, Éimhín Ansbro, Ruth Willis, Carla Zmeter, Aya El Khatib, Bayard Roberts, Sigiriya Aebischer Perone and Pablo Perel
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2023 17:35
  40. In conflict-affected settings, access to primary healthcare for displaced populations is constrained by multiple challenges. These include geographical, cultural, communication, logistical and financial barrie...

    Authors: Lundi-Anne Omam, Elizabeth Jarman, Kelli N. O’Laughlin and Rosalind Parkes-Ratanshi
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2023 17:34
  41. Evidence on effectiveness of user fee exemption policies targeting maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH) services is limited for conflict-affected settings. In Burkina Faso, a country that has had its fai...

    Authors: Marie-Jeanne Offosse, Cephas Avoka, Pierre Yameogo, Astrid Raissa Manli, Aude Goumbri, Ejemai Eboreime, Matt Boxshall and Aduragbemi Banke-Thomas
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2023 17:33
  42. A health system has three key stakeholders, the State—at national and subnational levels—the health service providers and the citizens. In most settings and especially in peacetime, these stakeholders are typi...

    Authors: Elliot Brennan and Seye Abimbola
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2023 17:31
  43. Strengthening health systems in conflict-affected settings has become increasingly professionalised. However, evaluation remains challenging and often insufficiently documented in the literature. Many, particu...

    Authors: Manar Marzouk, Anna Durrance-Bagale, Sze Tung Lam, Michiko Nagashima-Hayashi, Mengieng Ung, Zeenathnisa Mougammadou Aribou, Ayshath Zaseela, Nafeesah Mohamed Ibrahim, Sunanda Agarwal, Maryam Omar, Sanjida Newaz, Hala Mkhallalati and Natasha Howard
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2023 17:30
  44. Healthcare is a basic human right extending across all humanitarian contexts, including conflict. Globally, two billion people are living under conditions of insecurity and violent armed conflict with a conseq...

    Authors: Chiu-Yi Lin, Kristen Meagher, Martin Bricknell, Preeti Patel, Nassim El Achi, Tezer Kutluk, Richard Harding, Hanna Kienzler, Rita Giacaman, Deborah Mukherji, Omar Shamieh and Richard Sullivan
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2023 17:29

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