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  1. Volunteer community health workers are increasingly being engaged in Nigeria, through the World Health Organization’s task sharing strategy. This strategy aims to address gaps in human resources for health, in...

    Authors: Luret Lar, Martyn Stewart, Sunday Isiyaku, Laura Dean, Kim Ozano, Caleb Mpyet and Sally Theobald
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2022 16:43
  2. Forcibly displaced children are at increased risk of violence and mental health disorders. In refugee contexts, schools are generally perceived as protective environments where children can build a sense of be...

    Authors: Camilla Fabbri, Timothy Powell-Jackson, Baptiste Leurent, Katherine Rodrigues, Elizabeth Shayo, Vivien Barongo and Karen M. Devries
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2022 16:42
  3. Mental Health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) programs are essential during humanitarian crises and in conflict settings, like Nigeria’s Borno State. However, research on how types of traumatic stress and sym...

    Authors: Santiago Martínez Torre, Cristina Carreño, Luis Sordo, Augusto E. llosa, Janet Ousley, Abdulrauf Waziri, Richard Mathela, Retsat Dazang Umar, Joshua Usman and María José Sagrado
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2022 16:41
  4. Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are the leading cause of death and disability globally. Their importance in humanitarian settings is increasingly recognised, but evidence about how best to address NCDs in the...

    Authors: Benjamin Schmid, Éimhín Ansbro, Emmanuel Raju, Ruth Willis, Nazar Shabila and Pablo Perel
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2022 16:40
  5. Afghanistan, Colombia and Myanmar are the world’s leading heroin and cocaine producers and have also experienced prolonged periods of armed conflict. The link between armed conflict and drug markets is well es...

    Authors: Sally O’Brien, Margarita Marin Jaramillo, Bayard Roberts and Lucy Platt
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2022 16:39
  6. Conflict reduces availability of production input and income, increases the number of days households had to rely on less preferred foods, and limits the variety of foods eaten and the portion size of meals co...

    Authors: Tracy Kuo Lin, Rawan Kafri, Weeam Hammoudeh, Suzan Mitwalli, Zeina Jamaluddine, Hala Ghattas, Rita Giacaman and Tiziana Leone
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2022 16:38
  7. Gender-based violence (GBV) is a global health, human rights, and protection issue, which can increase during emergencies. GBV coordination is an essential component of every humanitarian response, ensuring th...

    Authors: Philomena Raftery, Natasha Howard, Jennifer Palmer and Mazeda Hossain
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2022 16:37
  8. Recent global reports highlighted the importance of addressing the quality of care in all settings including fragile and conflict-affected situations (FCS), as a central strategy for the attainment of sustaina...

    Authors: Marwa Ramadan, Hannah Tappis and William Brieger
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2022 16:36
  9. Starting in October 2019, Lebanon experienced overlapping crises that caused a significant deterioration of the living conditions for Syrian refugees and the host community. Previous studies have shown that di...

    Authors: Rima Mourtada and Andrea J. Melnikas
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2022 16:35
  10. The burden of malaria remains the highest in sub-Saharan Africa and South Sudan is not an exception. The country has borne the brunt of years of chronic warfare and remains endemic of malaria, with increasing ...

    Authors: Israel Oluwaseyidayo Idris, Gabriel Omoniyi Ayeni, Ihoghosa Osamuyi Iyamu, Ayomide Busayo Sina-Odunsi, Yusuff Adebayo Adebisi and Justin Geno Obwoya
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2022 16:34
  11. It is estimated that over 930 million people live in fragile and conflict-affected situations (FCAS) worldwide. These regions, characterized by violence, civil unrest, and war, are often governed by corrupt ad...

    Authors: Kameela Miriam Alibhai, Bianca R. Ziegler, Louise Meddings, Evans Batung and Isaac Luginaah
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2022 16:33
  12. Syrian refugee women face health care disparities and experience worse pregnancy outcomes, including miscarriage. We investigated risk factors for miscarriage in Syrian refugee women living in non-camp setting...

    Authors: Maysa M. Khadra, Haya H. Suradi, Justin Z. Amarin, Nabila El-Bassel, Neeraj Kaushal, Ruba M. Jaber, Raeda Al-Qutob and Anindita Dasgupta
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2022 16:32
  13. Given the magnitude and frequency of conflicts in the MENA region along with their devastating impact on health responses and outcomes, there exists a strong need to invest in contextualized, innovative, and a...

    Authors: Shadi Saleh, Rania Mansour, Tracy Daou, Dayana Brome and Hady Naal
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2022 16:31
  14. The impacts of COVID-19 are unprecedented globally. The pandemic is reversing decades of progress in maternal, newborn, child health and nutrition (MNCHN), especially fragile and conflict-affected settings (FC...

    Authors: Mariana Rodo, Lucy Singh, Neal Russell and Neha S. Singh
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2022 16:30
  15. Cameroon’s Southwest Region (SW) has been hit by an armed conflict for over half a decade now, negatively affecting the region’s routine immunization and disease surveillance activities. This negative effect w...

    Authors: Andreas Ateke Njoh, Yauba Saidu, Hassan Ben Bachir, Shalom Tchokfe Ndoula, Eric Mboke, Raoul Nembot, Afizu Chrakoh Tambasho, Messang Blandine Abizou, Judith Seungue, Clarence Mbanga and Victor Njie Mbome
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2022 16:29
  16. In Canada, approximately 13% of the population lives with multiple chronic conditions. Newcomers, including refugees, have the same or higher risk of developing chronic diseases as their host population. In 20...

    Authors: Nancy Carter, Sandra Carroll, Rawan Aljbour, Kalpana Nair and Olive Wahoush
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2022 16:28
  17. The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is consistently plagued with humanitarian crises while having little response capacity. Despite their obvious growing need, there exist limited educational opport...

    Authors: Shadi Saleh, Dayana Brome, Rania Mansour, Tracy Daou, Amar Chamas and Hady Naal
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2022 16:27
  18. Household violence is one of the most prevalent forms of gender-based violence faced by adolescent girls in humanitarian settings. A growing evidence base demonstrates the extent to which multiple forms of fam...

    Authors: Andrea Koris, Shadrack Steven, Veronica Akika, Cassondra Puls, Charles Okoro, David Bitrus, Ilana Seff, Julianne Deitch and Lindsay Stark
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2022 16:26
  19. Recent research shows that psychological distress is on the rise globally as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and restrictions imposed on populations to manage it. We studied the association between psycholog...

    Authors: Gloria Seruwagi, Catherine Nakidde, Eric Lugada, Maria Ssematiko, Dunstan P. Ddamulira, Andrew Masaba, Brian Luswata, Eric A. Ochen, Betty Okot, Denis Muhangi and Stephen Lawoko
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2022 16:25
  20. Disasters are chaotic events with healthcare needs that overwhelm available capacities. Disaster healthcare responders must make difficult and swift choices, e.g., regarding who and what to prioritize. Respond...

    Authors: Martina E. Gustavsson, Niklas Juth, Filip K. Arnberg and Johan von Schreeb
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2022 16:24
  21. Maternal and perinatal death surveillance and response (MPDSR) is a system of identifying, analysing and learning lessons from such deaths in order to respond and prevent future deaths, and has been recommende...

    Authors: Neal Russell, Hannah Tappis, Jean Paul Mwanga, Benjamin Black, Kusum Thapa, Endang Handzel, Elaine Scudder, Ribka Amsalu, Jyoti Reddi, Francesca Palestra and Allisyn C. Moran
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2022 16:23
  22. In August 2017, Myanmar’s Armed Forces, the Tatmadaw, launched an orchestrated attack on hundreds of Rohingya-majority villages in northern Rakhine state. This study seeks to validate the consistency of previo...

    Authors: Sarah Trager, Jennifer Leigh, Andrea Woods, Parveen Parmar, Agnes Petty, Rohini Haar and Chris Beyrer
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2022 16:22
  23. The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has a long history of conflict and ongoing local instability; the eastern provinces, including South Kivu, have been especially affected. Health systems and livelihoods h...

    Authors: Rasika Behl, Sofia Ali, Jonathan Altamirano, Abraham Leno, Yvonne Maldonado and Clea Sarnquist
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2022 16:21
  24. This study examined the impact of armed conflict on public health surveillance systems, the limitations of traditional surveillance in this context, and innovative strategies to overcome these limitations. A q...

    Authors: Eric Wiesen, Raymond Dankoli, Melton Musa, Jeff Higgins, Joseph Forbi, Jibrin Idris, Ndadilnasiya Waziri, Oladapo Ogunbodede, Kabiru Mohammed, Omotayo Bolu, Gatei WaNganda, Usman Adamu and Eve Pinsker
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2022 16:20
  25. Psychological distress due to the ongoing war, violence, and persecution is particularly common among Afghan asylum seekers and refugees. In addition, individuals face a variety of post-migration living diffic...

    Authors: Jennifer Schiess-Jokanovic, Matthias Knefel, Viktoria Kantor, Dina Weindl, Ingo Schäfer and Brigitte Lueger-Schuster
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2022 16:19
  26. In 2008, Somalia introduced an electronic based Early Warning Alert and Response Network (EWARN) for real time detection and response to alerts of epidemic prone diseases in a country experiencing a complex hu...

    Authors: Mutaawe Lubogo, Mary Joan Karanja, Rennatus Mdodo, Sherein Elnossery, Ali Abdirahman Osman, Abdulkadir Abdi, Evans Buliva, Muhammad Tayyab, Omar Abdulle Omar, Mirza Mashrur Ahmed, Solomon Chane Abera, Abdinasir Abubakar and Sk Md Mamunur Rahman Malik
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2022 16:18
  27. Forcibly displaced people are at elevated risk of experiencing circumstances that can adversely impact on mental health. Culturally and contextually relevant tools to assess their mental health and psychosocia...

    Authors: Rosco Kasujja, Paul Bangirana, Anna Chiumento, Tasdik Hasan, Stefan Jansen, Daniel M. Kagabo, Maria Popa, Peter Ventevogel and Ross G. White
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2022 16:17
  28. One in three women in northern Uganda report having suffered from conflict-related sexual violence (CRSV), including forced marriage and rape. Research on the long-term effects of CRSV on the health and social...

    Authors: Mahlet A. Woldetsadik, Grace Acan and Okwir Isaac Odiya
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2022 16:16
  29. Civil wars in the Great Lakes region resulted in massive displacement of people to neighboring countries including Uganda. With associated disease epidemics related to this conflict, a disease surveillance sys...

    Authors: Alex Riolexus Ario, Emily Atuheire Barigye, Innocent Harbert Nkonwa, Jimmy Ogwal, Denis Nixon Opio, Lilian Bulage, Daniel Kadobera, Paul Edward Okello, Leocadia Warren Kwagonza, Susan Kizito, Benon Kwesiga and Julius Kasozi
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2022 16:15
  30. Much applied research on the consequences of conflicts for health suffers from data limitations, particularly the absence of longitudinal data spanning pre-, during- and post-conflict periods for affected indi...

    Authors: Rodrigo Moreno-Serra, Misael Anaya-Montes, Sebastián León-Giraldo and Oscar Bernal
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2022 16:14
  31. In a geopolitically at-risk environment, such as Palestine, gender-based violence (GBV) is still a crucial problem rooted in discriminatory laws and traditional habits exacerbated by the ongoing Israeli milita...

    Authors: Fayez Mahamid, Guido Veronese and Dana Bdier
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2022 16:13
  32. Cholera epidemics occur frequently in low-income countries affected by concurrent humanitarian crises. Evaluations of these epidemic response remains largely unpublished and there is a need to generate evidenc...

    Authors: Lauren D’Mello-Guyett, Oliver Cumming, Elliot Rogers, Rob D’hondt, Estifanos Mengitsu, Maria Mashako, Rafael Van den Bergh, Placide Okitayemba Welo, Peter Maes and Francesco Checchi
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2022 16:12
  33. Risks of gender-based violence (GBV) are exacerbated in humanitarian crises. GBV risk mitigation interventions aim to reduce exposure to GBV and ensure that humanitarian response actions and services themselve...

    Authors: Vandana Sharma, Emily Ausubel, Christine Heckman, Sonia Rastogi and Jocelyn T. D. Kelly
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2022 16:11
  34. Mental disorders among refugees have been well explored in several studies. However, longitudinal studies on the impact of the pandemic on refugee populations are widely lacking. This study was designed to exa...

    Authors: Somen Palit, Huifang Yang, Jiangping Li, Md. Abdullah Saeed Khan and Mohammad Jahid Hasan
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2022 16:10
  35. Documenting perpetrators of human rights violations enables effective prosecution and can help prevent future atrocities. Doing so calls for collecting reliable data using verifiable and transparent methodolog...

    Authors: Jennifer Leigh, Alexander Blum, Agnes Petty, Andrea Woods, Parveen Parmar and Chris Beyrer
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2022 16:9
  36. Armed conflict and the HIV pandemic are significant global health issues. Evidence of the association between armed conflict and HIV infection has been conflicting. Our objective was to examine the role of med...

    Authors: Jennifer J. Mootz, Omolola A. Odejimi, Aishwarya Bhattacharya, Bianca Kann, Julia Ettelbrick, Milena Mello, Milton L. Wainberg and Kaveh Khoshnood
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2022 16:8
  37. Fragile and shock-prone settings (FASP) present a critical development challenge, eroding efforts to build healthy, sustainable and equitable societies. Power relations and inequities experienced by people bec...

    Authors: Wesam Mansour, Abriti Arjyal, Chad Hughes, Emma Tiange Gbaoh, Fouad Mohamed Fouad, Haja Wurie, Hnin Kalayar Kyaw, Julie Tartaggia, Kate Hawkins, Kyu Kyu Than, Lansana Hassim Kallon, Maya Abou Saad, Obindra Chand, Phone Myint Win, Rouham Yamout, Shophika Regmi…
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2022 16:7
  38. ‘Tele-Mental Health (MH) services,’ are an increasingly important way to expand care to underserved groups in low-resource settings. In order to continue providing psychiatric, psychotherapeutic and counsellin...

    Authors: Khasan Ibragimov, Miguel Palma, Gregory Keane, Janet Ousley, Madeleine Crowe, Cristina Carreño, German Casas, Clair Mills and Augusto Llosa
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2022 16:6
  39. Studies from many contexts indicate that proximity to conflict is associated with increased likelihood of intimate partner violence (IPV), and girl child marriage is associated with both proximity to conflict ...

    Authors: Ruvani W. Fonseka, Lotus McDougal, Anita Raj, Elizabeth Reed, Rebecka Lundgren, Lianne Urada and Jay G. Silverman
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2022 16:5
  40. The COVID-19 pandemic has necessitated rapid development of preparedness and response plans to quell transmission and prevent illness across the world. Increasingly, there is an appreciation of the need to con...

    Authors: Yara M. Asi, Priliantina Bebasari, Emily Hardy, Michelle Lokot, Kristen Meagher, Emilomo Ogbe, Ateeb Ahmad Parray, Vandana Sharma, Claire J. Standley and Luissa Vahedi
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2022 16:4
  41. With more than 3.6 million Syrian refugees Turkey hosts the world's largest number of Syrians. Considering the morbidity, mortality, and healthcare spending, cancer is one of the leading health and economic bu...

    Authors: Tezer Kutluk, Mehmet Koç, İrem Öner, İbrahim Babalıoğlu, Meral Kirazlı, Sinem Aydın, Fahad Ahmed, Yavuz Köksal, Hüseyin Tokgöz, Mustafa Duran and Richard Sullivan
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2022 16:3
  42. The Syrian conflict has endured for a decade, causing one of the most significant humanitarian crises since World War II. The conflict has inflicted massive damage to civil infrastructure, and not even the hea...

    Authors: Agneta Kallström, Orwa Al-Abdulla, Jan Parkki, Mikko Häkkinen, Hannu Juusola and Jussi Kauhanen
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2022 16:1
  43. Valid measures of sexual violence stigma that can be readily incorporated into program monitoring and evaluation systems are needed to strengthen gender-based violence (GBV) services in humanitarian emergencie...

    Authors: Sarah M. Murray, Molly E. Lasater, Marie-France Guimond, Ohemaa Poku, Rashelle Musci, Manal Al-Fataftah, Lilian Kasina, Mercy Lwambi, Asma Salaimeh and Kathryn Falb
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:96
  44. The Syrian conflict has dramatically changed the public health landscape of Syria since its onset in March of 2011. Depleted resources, fractured health systems, and increased security risks have disrupted man...

    Authors: Sammy Mehtar, Naser AlMhawish, Kasim Shobak, Art Reingold, Debarati Guha-Sapir and Rohini J. Haar
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:95
  45. Healthcare associated infections (HAIs) are the most frequent adverse outcome in healthcare delivery worldwide. In conflict-affected settings HAIs, in particular surgical site infections, are prevalent. Effect...

    Authors: Hattie Lowe, Susannah Woodd, Isabelle L. Lange, Sanja Janjanin, Julie Barnet and Wendy Graham
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:94

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  46. The use and implementation of novel tools for malaria control such as long lasting impregnated bednets (LLINs) and Indoor Residual Spraying (IRS) over the last decade has contributed to a substantial reduction...

    Authors: Christophe Boëte, Sakib Burza, Estrella Lasry, Silvia Moriana and William Robertson
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:93
  47. The volume of health-related publications on Syria has increased considerably over the course of the conflict compared with the pre-war period. This increase is largely attributed to commentaries, news reports...

    Authors: Marian Abouzeid, Manal K. Elzalabany, Iman Nuwayhid and Samer Jabbour
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:92
  48. Armed conflicts are known to have detrimental impact on availability and accessibility of health services. However, little is known on potential impact on utilisation of these services and health seeking behav...

    Authors: Abdulkarim Ekzayez, Yasser Alhaj Ahmad, Hasan Alhaleb and Francesco Checchi
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:91
  49. The guidelines for differentiated service delivery (DSD) for HIV treatment became operational in Cameroon in 2017 with the Test and Treat national strategy elaborating services that can be decentralized and ta...

    Authors: Lundi-Anne Omam, Elizabeth Jarman, Wilfred Ekokobe, Agbor Evon and Esther Njomo Omam
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:90

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