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  1. Gender-based violence (GBV) is a significant issue for women and girls in humanitarian settings. Innovative primary prevention programs are being developed and implemented with existing response programs to ch...

    Authors: N. Glass, N. Perrin, A. Clough, A. Desgroppes, F. N. Kaburu, J. Melton, A. Rink, S. Read-Hamilton and M. Marsh

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2018 12:5

    Content type: Methodology

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  2. The number of refugees arriving in Europe increased dramatically in 2015, challenging the German health system. Amongst others, the treatment of infectious diseases is an important topic in refugee healthcare....

    Authors: Fabian Kahl and Thomas Kühlein

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2018 12:3

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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  3. Provision of Emergency Obstetric and Neonatal Care (EmONC) reduces maternal mortality and should include three components: Basic Emergency Obstetric and Neonatal Care (BEmONC) offered at primary care level, Co...

    Authors: Daphne Lagrou, Rony Zachariah, Karen Bissell, Catherine Van Overloop, Masood Nasim, Hamsaya Nikyar Wagma, Shafiqa Kakar, Séverine Caluwaerts, Eva De Plecker, Renzo Fricke and Rafael Van den Bergh

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2018 12:2

    Content type: Research

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  4. The Syrian armed conflict is the worst humanitarian tragedy this century. With approximately 470,000 deaths and more than 13 million people displaced, the conflict continues to have a devastating impact on the...

    Authors: Emma Diggle, Wilhelmina Welsch, Richard Sullivan, Gerbrand Alkema, Abdihamid Warsame, Mais Wafai, Mohammed Jasem, Abdulkarim Ekzayez, Rachael Cummings and Preeti Patel

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2017 11:33

    Content type: Research

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  5. The combination of global demographic changes and a growing number of humanitarian crises in middle-income countries that have a higher life expectancy has led to an increase in the number of older populations...

    Authors: Emma Massey, James Smith and Bayard Roberts

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2017 11:29

    Content type: Research

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  6. While the conditions in emergency humanitarian and conflict-affected settings often result in significant sex work economies, there is limited information on the social and structural conditions of sex work in...

    Authors: Alyssa Ferguson, Kate Shannon, Jennifer Butler and Shira M. Goldenberg

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2017 11:25

    Content type: Research

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  7. Ensuring equity between forcibly-displaced and host area populations is a key challenge for global elimination programmes. We studied Uganda’s response to the recent refugee influx from South Sudan to identify...

    Authors: Jennifer J. Palmer, Okello Robert and Freddie Kansiime

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2017 11:22

    Content type: Research

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  8. Despite increasing efforts to expand availability of mental health services throughout the world, there continues to be limited utilization of these services by persons with mental illness and their families. ...

    Authors: Prasansa Subba, Nagendra P. Luitel, Brandon A. Kohrt and Mark J. D. Jordans

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2017 11:28

    Content type: Research

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  9. Delivery of effective mental health and psychosocial support programs requires knowledge of existing health systems and socio-cultural context. To respond rapidly to humanitarian emergencies, international org...

    Authors: M. Claire Greene, Mark J. D. Jordans, Brandon A. Kohrt, Peter Ventevogel, Laurence J. Kirmayer, Ghayda Hassan, Anna Chiumento, Mark van Ommeren and Wietse A. Tol

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2017 11:21

    Content type: Short report

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  10. Between 2013 and 2014, a series of qualitative and quantitative research efforts were undertaken in three conflict affected communities (Syrian refugees in the Bekaa Valley, Lebanon, Somali refugees in Kobe Re...

    Authors: Jennifer Schlecht, Catherine Lee, Brad Kerner, Meghan Greeley and Courtland Robinson

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2017 11(Suppl 1):31

    Content type: Introduction

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 11 Supplement 1

  11. The very young adolescent (VYA) population age 10–14 years is often neglected in the field of sexual and reproductive health (SRH) research due to the combined sensitivity of the topic and the young age group,...

    Authors: Catherine Lee, Yasmina Aules, Samira Sami, Paw Kree Lar, Jennifer Schlect and Courtland Robinson

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2017 11(Suppl 1):30

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 11 Supplement 1

  12. Recent reports have suggested that child marriage among Syrians may be increasing as a result of displacement and conflict. This study sought to gather qualitative data about the factors that promote child mar...

    Authors: Rima Mourtada, Jennifer Schlecht and Jocelyn DeJong

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2017 11(Suppl 1):27

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 11 Supplement 1

  13. Kobe Refugee camp hosts roughly 39,000 refugees displaced from Somalia during the 2011–2012 Horn of Africa Crisis. Sexual and reproductive health, as with the greater issues of health and well-being for adoles...

    Authors: Luis Ortiz-Echevarria, Meghan Greeley, Tenaw Bawoke, Linnea Zimmerman, Courtland Robinson and Jennifer Schlecht

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2017 11(Suppl 1):26

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 11 Supplement 1

  14. Very young adolescents (VYA) in humanitarian settings are largely neglected in terms of sexual and reproductive health (SRH). This study describes the characteristics of VYA aged 10-14 years in two humanitaria...

    Authors: Anna E. Kågesten, Linnea Zimmerman, Courtland Robinson, Catherine Lee, Tenaw Bawoke, Shahd Osman and Jennifer Schlecht

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2017 11(Suppl 1):24

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 11 Supplement 1

  15. The conflict in Syria that began in 2011 has resulted in the exodus of over 5 million Syrian refugees to neighbouring countries, with more than one million refugees currently registered by UNHCR in Lebanon. Wh...

    Authors: Jocelyn DeJong, Farah Sbeity, Jennifer Schlecht, Manale Harfouche, Rouham Yamout, Fouad M. Fouad, Seema Manohar and Courtland Robinson

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2017 11(Suppl 1):23

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 11 Supplement 1

  16. Conflict and the subsequent displacement of populations creates unique challenges in the delivery of quality health care to the affected population. Equitable access to quality care demands a multi-pronged str...

    Authors: Devika Nadkarni, Imad Elhajj, Zaher Dawy, Hala Ghattas and Muhammad H. Zaman

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2017 11:20

    Content type: Debate

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  17. There is a significant gap in empirical evidence on the menstrual hygiene management (MHM) challenges faced by adolescent girls and women in emergency contexts, and on appropriate humanitarian response approac...

    Authors: Margaret L. Schmitt, David Clatworthy, Ruwan Ratnayake, Nicole Klaesener-Metzner, Elizabeth Roesch, Erin Wheeler and Marni Sommer

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2017 11:19

    Content type: Research

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  18. Mental health problems resulting from persecution and forced migration are very common among refugees and asylum seekers and evolve into a major public health challenge in hosting societies. Language barriers ...

    Authors: Naser Morina, Simon M. Ewers, Sandra Passardi, Ulrich Schnyder, Christine Knaevelsrud, Julia Müller, Richard A. Bryant, Angela Nickerson and Matthis Schick

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2017 11:18

    Content type: Research

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  19. Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) represent the primary cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Specific attention needs to be given in fragile and crisis-affected contexts, where health systems have even m...

    Authors: S. Aebischer Perone, E. Martinez, S. du Mortier, R. Rossi, M. Pahud, V. Urbaniak, F. Chappuis, O. Hagon, F. Jacquérioz Bausch and D. Beran

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2017 11:17

    Content type: Review

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  20. A lack of access to sexual and reproductive health (SRH) care is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality among displaced women and girls of reproductive age. Efforts to address this public health emergenc...

    Authors: Kristen Beek, Angela Dawson and Anna Whelan

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2017 11:16

    Content type: Research

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  21. It is assumed that knowing what puts young women at risk of poor sexual health outcomes and, in turn, what protects them against these outcomes, will enable greater targeted protection as well as help in desig...

    Authors: Aisha Hutchinson, Philippa Waterhouse, Jane March-McDonald, Sarah Neal and Roger Ingham

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2017 11:15

    Content type: Review

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  22. Major challenges and crises in global health will not be solved by health alone; requiring rather a multidisciplinary, evidence-based analytical approach to prevention, preparedness and response. One such pote...

    Authors: Frederick M. Burkle Jr, Tom Potokar, James E. Gosney Jr and Cham Dallas

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2017 11:13

    Content type: Review

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  23. The growing burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) presented new challenges for medical humanitarian aid and little was known about primary health care approaches for these diseases in humanitarian respons...

    Authors: Dylan R.J. Collins, Kiran Jobanputra, Thomas Frost, Shoaib Muhammed, Alison Ward, Abed Alrazzaq Shafei, Taissir Fardous, Sadeq Gabashneh and Carl Heneghan

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2017 11:14

    Content type: Research

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  24. With more than 200 million cases a year, malaria is an important global health concern, especially among pregnant women. The forested tribal areas of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Chhattisgarh in India are aff...

    Authors: Gustavo Corrêa, Mrinalini Das, Rama Kovelamudi, Nagendra Jaladi, Charlotte Pignon, Kalyan Vysyaraju, Usha Yedla, Vijya Laxmi, Pavani Vemula, Vijaya Gowthami, Hemant Sharma, Daniel Remartinez, Stobdan Kalon, Kirrily de Polnay, Martin De Smet and Petros Isaakidis

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2017 11:10

    Content type: Research

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  25. Refugees and host nationals who accessed antiretroviral therapy (ART) in a remote refugee camp in Kakuma, Kenya (2011–2013) were compared on outcome measures that included viral suppression and adherence to ART.

    Authors: Joshua B. Mendelsohn, Paul Spiegel, Alison Grant, Sathyanarayanan Doraiswamy, Marian Schilperoord, Natasha Larke, John Wagacha Burton, Jully A. Okonji, Clement Zeh, Bosco Muhindo, Ibrahim M. Mohammed, Irene N. Mukui, Njogu Patterson, Egbert Sondorp and David A. Ross

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2017 11:11

    Content type: Research

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  26. To address family planning for crisis-affected communities, in 2011 and 2012, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and the Women’s Refugee Commission undertook a multi-country assessment to docume...

    Authors: Mihoko Tanabe, Anna Myers, Prem Bhandari, Nadine Cornier, Sathyanarayanan Doraiswamy and Sandra Krause

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2017 11:9

    Content type: Research

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  27. The Central African Republic has known long periods of instability. In 2014, following the fall of an interim government installed by the Séléka coalition, a series of violent reprisals occurred. These events ...

    Authors: Matthew E. Coldiron, Thomas Roederer, Augusto E. Llosa, Malika Bouhenia, Sassou Madi, Laurent Sury, Michaël Neuman and Klaudia Porten

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2017 11:7

    Content type: Research

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  28. The alignment method, a novel psychometric approach, represents a more flexible procedure for establishing measurement invariance in geographically, ethnically, or linguistically diverse samples, especially in...

    Authors: Alvin Kuowei Tay, Rohan Jayasuriya, Dinuk Jayasuriya and Derrick Silove

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2017 11:8

    Content type: Research

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  29. Pushed by ongoing conflicts and pulled by the desire for a better life, over one million migrants/refugees transited Balkan countries and arrived in Europe during 2015 and early 2016. To curb this influx, Euro...

    Authors: Jovana Arsenijević, Erin Schillberg, Aurelie Ponthieu, Lucio Malvisi, Waeil A. Elrahman Ahmed, Stefano Argenziano, Federica Zamatto, Simon Burroughs, Natalie Severy, Christophe Hebting, Brice de Vingne, Anthony D. Harries and Rony Zachariah

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2017 11:6

    Content type: Research

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  30. The increasing caseload of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in displaced populations poses new challenges for humanitarian agencies and host country governments in the provision of health care, diagnostics and...

    Authors: Valeria Cetorelli, Gilbert Burnham and Nazar Shabila

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2017 11:4

    Content type: Research

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  31. Children’s right to participate in data collection during emergencies has been widely recognized by humanitarian actors. However, participation in such activities can expose children to risk. Tensions have bee...

    Authors: Cyril Bennouna, Hani Mansourian and Lindsay Stark

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2017 11:5

    Content type: Research

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  32. Humanitarian assistance standards mandate specific attention to address the sexual and reproductive health (SRH) needs of conflict-affected populations. Despite these internationally recognised standards, acce...

    Authors: Sara E. Casey and Martin Tshipamba

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2017 11:2

    Content type: Research

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  33. Little has been written on the challenges of conducting research in regions or countries with chronic conflict and strife. In this paper we share our experiences in conducting a population based study of chron...

    Authors: Rasha Khatib, Rita Giacaman, Umaiyeh Khammash and Salim Yusuf

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2017 10:33

    Content type: Short report

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  34. Some evidence showed that multidisciplinary rehabilitation in Western countries is effective for treating war-related trauma, but it remains unclear whether this approach is applicable to civilians living in r...

    Authors: Shr-Jie Wang, Ardiana Bytyçi, Selvi Izeti, Melita Kallaba, Feride Rushiti, Edith Montgomery and Jens Modvig

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2017 10:34

    Content type: Research

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  35. Few studies look at policy making in the health sector in the aftermath of a conflict or crisis and even fewer specifically focus on Human Resources for Health, which is a critical domain for health sector per...

    Authors: Sophie Witter, Maria Paola Bertone, Yotamu Chirwa, Justine Namakula, Sovannarith So and Haja R. Wurie

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2017 10:31

    Content type: Research

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  36. In 2015, Italy was the second most common point of entry for asylum seekers into Europe after Greece. The vast majority embarked from war-torn Libya; 80,000 people claimed asylum that year. Their medical condi...

    Authors: Anna Crepet, Francesco Rita, Anthony Reid, Wilma Van den Boogaard, Pina Deiana, Gaia Quaranta, Aurelia Barbieri, Francesco Bongiorno and Stefano Di Carlo

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2017 11:1

    Content type: Research

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  37. Audio-Computer Assisted Self- Interview (ACASI) is a method of data collection in which participants listen to pre-recorded questions through headphones and respond to questions by selecting their answers on a...

    Authors: Kathryn Falb, Sophie Tanner, Khudejha Asghar, Samir Souidi, Stan Mierzwa, Asham Assazenew, Theresita Bakomere, Pamela Mallinga, Katie Robinette, Woinishet Tibebu and Lindsay Stark

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2017 10:32

    Content type: Methodology

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  38. Sexual violence has been prevalent throughout the armed conflict in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Research on sexual violence-related pregnancies (SVRPs) and pregnancy termination in eastern DRC,...

    Authors: Gillian Burkhardt, Jennifer Scott, Monica Adhiambo Onyango, Shada Rouhani, Sadia Haider, Ashley Greiner, Katherine Albutt, Michael VanRooyen and Susan Bartels

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2016 10:30

    Content type: Research

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  39. Numerous simultaneous complex humanitarian emergencies strain the ability of local governments and the international community to respond, underscoring the importance of cost-effective use of limited resources...

    Authors: Timothy M Tan, Paul Spiegel, Christopher Haskew and P Gregg Greenough

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2016 10:28

    Content type: Research

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  40. Populations affected by humanitarian emergencies may require unique strategies to ensure access to life-saving vaccines and attain sufficiently high population immunity to interrupt virus circulation. Vaccinat...

    Authors: Eugene Lam, Michael Diaz, Allen Gidraf Kahindo Maina and Muireann Brennan

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2016 10:27

    Content type: Letter to Editor

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  41. Ongoing armed conflict in Syria has caused large scale displacement. Approximately half of the population of Syria have been displaced including the millions living as refugees in neighboring countries. We sou...

    Authors: S. M. Moazzem Hossain, Eva Leidman, James Kingori, Abdullah Al Harun and Oleg O. Bilukha

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2016 10:26

    Content type: Research

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  42. Afghanistan lacks suitable specialized mental healthcare services despite high prevalence of severe mental health disorders which are aggravated by the conflict and numerous daily stressors. Recent studies hav...

    Authors: Jean-Francois Trani, Ellis Ballard, Parul Bakhshi and Peter Hovmand

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2016 10:25

    Content type: Research

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  43. Given the large burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) among both Syrian refugees and the host communities within which they are settled, humanitarian actors and the government of Lebanon face immense chal...

    Authors: Shannon Doocy, Emily Lyles, Baptiste Hanquart and Michael Woodman

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2016 10:21

    Content type: Research

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  44. Evidence is conflicting as to the whether tobacco smoking prevalence is higher in refugee than non-refugee populations. The aim of this study was to compare the prevalence and frequency of tobacco smoking in P...

    Authors: Mohammed Jawad, Ali Khader and Christopher Millett

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2016 10:20

    Content type: Research

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  45. MSF responds to needs for the termination of pregnancy, including on request (TPR); it is part of the organization’s work aimed at reducing maternal mortality and suffering; and preventing unsafe abortions in ...

    Authors: Catrin Schulte-Hillen, Nelly Staderini and Jean-François Saint-Sauveur

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2016 10:19

    Content type: Letter to Editor

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  46. Global health professionals regularly conduct healthcare trainings, such as first aid courses, in disadvantaged communities across the world. Many of these communities lack healthcare infrastructure because of...

    Authors: Kyle G. Ratner and Lindsay B. Katona

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2016 10:29

    Content type: Letter to Editor

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