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  1. 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...

    Authors: Nadine Zablith, Karin Diaconu, Farah Naja, Maria El Koussa, Giulia Loffreda, Ibrahim Bou-Orm and Shadi Saleh
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:4
  2. 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...

    Authors: Carmen H. Logie, Moses Okumu, Maya Latif, Daniel Kibuuka Musoke, Simon Odong Lukone, Simon Mwima and Peter Kyambadde
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:3
  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...

    Authors: Sonya de Laat, Olive Wahoush, Rania Jaber, Wejdan Khater, Emmanuel Musoni, Ibraheem Abu Siam and Lisa Schwartz
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:2
  4. 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...

    Authors: Pierre Coulibaly, Clémence Schantz, Brehima Traoré, Nanko S. Bagayoko, Abdoulaye Traoré, Fanny Chabrol and Oumar Guindo
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:1
  5. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Rushdia Ahmed, Bachera Aktar, Nadia Farnaz, Pushpita Ray, Abdul Awal, Raafat Hassan, Sharid Bin Shafique, Md Tanvir Hasan, Zahidul Quayyum, Mohira Babaeva Jafarovna, Loulou Hassan Kobeissi, Khalid El Tahir, Balwinder Singh Chawla and Sabina Faiz Rashid
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:88

    The original article was published in Conflict and Health 2020 14:83

  6. Exposure to violence in youth may be associated with substance use and other adverse health effects. This study examined cigarette smoking in two middle-income areas with different levels and types of exposure...

    Authors: Niveen M. E. Abu-Rmeileh, Ethel Alderete, Abdullatif Husseini, Jennifer Livaudais-Toman and Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:87
  7. A patient charter is an explicit declaration of the rights of patients within a particular health care setting. In early 2020 the Save the Children Emergency Health Unit deployed to Cox’s Bazar Bangladesh to s...

    Authors: Catherine R. McGowan, Nora Hellman, Louisa Baxter, Sonali Chakma, Samchun Nahar, Ahasan Ud Daula, Kelly Rowe, Josie Gilday, Patricia Kingori, Rachel Pounds and Rachael Cummings
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:86
  8. There are limited data on awareness of cervical cancer risk factors and symptoms among refugee populations living in Uganda. In this study, we sought to determine the awareness and knowledge of cervical cancer...

    Authors: Winnie Adoch, Christopher Orach Garimoi, Suzanne E. Scott, Geoffrey Goddie Okeny, Jennifer Moodley, Henry Komakech, Fiona M. Walter and Amos Deogratius Mwaka
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:85
  9. It is estimated that over 40% of the half a million humanitarian workers who provide frontline care during emergencies, wars and disasters, are women. Women are at the forefront of improving health for conflic...

    Authors: Preeti Patel, Kristen Meagher, Nassim El Achi, Abdulkarim Ekzayez, Richard Sullivan and Gemma Bowsher
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:84
  10. Rohingya diaspora or Forcibly Displaced Myanmar Nationals (FDMNs), took shelter in the refugee camps of Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh due to armed conflict in the Rakhine state of Myanmar. In such humanitarian crise...

    Authors: Rushdia Ahmed, Bachera Aktar, Nadia Farnaz, Pushpita Ray, Abdul Awal, Raafat Hassan, Sharid Bin Shafique, Md Tanvir Hasan, Zahidul Quayyum, Mohira Babaeva Jafarovna, Loulou Hassan Kobeissi, Khalid El Tahir, Balwinder Singh Chawla and Sabina Faiz Rashid
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:83

    The Publisher Correction to this article has been published in Conflict and Health 2020 14:88

  11. In 2017, Field access was considerably limited in the Far North region of Cameroon due to the conflict. Médecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) in collaboration with Ministry of health needed to estimate the health situat...

    Authors: Etienne Marc Hugues Gignoux, Olivier Tresor Donfack Sontsa, Ayoola Mudasiru, Justin Eyong, Rodrigue Ntone, Modeste Tamakloe Koku, Dalil Mahamat Adji, Alain Etoundi, Yap Boum, Christine Jamet, Jean-Clément Cabrol and Klaudia Porten
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:82
  12. Planning to transition from the Minimum Initial Service Package for Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) toward comprehensive SRH services has been a challenge in humanitarian settings. To bridge this gap, a w...

    Authors: Nguyen Toan Tran, Alison Greer, Brigitte Kini, Hassan Abdi, Kariman Rajeh, Hilde Cortier and Mohira Boboeva
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:81
  13. The COVID-19 pandemic has the potential to cause high morbidity and mortality in crisis-affected populations. Delivering COVID-19 treatment services in crisis settings will likely entail complex trade-offs bet...

    Authors: Sylvia Garry, Nada Abdelmagid, Louisa Baxter, Natalie Roberts, Olivier le Polain de Waroux, Sharif Ismail, Ruwan Ratnayake, Caroline Favas, Elizabeth Lewis and Francesco Checchi
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:80
  14. Humanitarian organizations have developed innovative and context specific interventions in response to the COVID-19 pandemic as guidance has been normative in nature and most are not humanitarian specific. In ...

    Authors: Neha S. Singh, Orit Abrahim, Chiara Altare, Karl Blanchet, Caroline Favas, Alex Odlum and Paul B. Spiegel
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:79
  15. Despite advances in the evidence base and scaling up of mental health and psychosocial interventions for children and adolescents affected by conflict and adversity, a theory-practice gap remains, with limited...

    Authors: Tania Bosqui, Anas Mayya, Liliane Younes, Myriam Claire Baker and Ismat Maktabi Annan
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:78
  16. Refugees fleeing conflict often experience poor mental health due to experiences in their country of origin, during displacement, and in new host environments. Conditions in refugee camps and settlements, and ...

    Authors: Anna Chiumento, Theoneste Rutayisire, Emmanuel Sarabwe, M. Tasdik Hasan, Rosco Kasujja, Rachel Nabirinde, Joseph Mugarura, Daniel M. Kagabo, Paul Bangirana, Stefan Jansen, Peter Ventevogel, Jude Robinson and Ross G. White
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:77
  17. The United Nations (UN) Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO) comprises the largest and longest serving peacekeeping operation to date. Since the launch of the missio...

    Authors: Kirstin Wagner, Heide Glaesmer, Susan A. Bartels and Sabine Lee
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:76
  18. Armed conflict between the militant Islamist group Boko Haram, other insurgents, and the Nigerian military has principally affected three states of northeastern Nigeria (Borno, Adamawa, Yobe) since 2002. An in...

    Authors: Jennifer A. Tyndall, Khadidiatou Ndiaye, Chinwenwo Weli, Eskedar Dejene, Nwanneamaka Ume, Victory Inyang, Christiana Okere, John Sandberg and Ronald J. Waldman
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:75

    The Correction to this article has been published in Conflict and Health 2021 15:11

  19. Facility-based sentinel testing for COVID-19 was implemented in May 2020 to monitor the prevalence of COVID-19 amongst the Rohingya and host community in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. In response both to low uptake...

    Authors: Catherine R. McGowan, Nora Hellman, Sayem Chowdhury, Abdul Mannan, Katherine Newell and Rachael Cummings
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:74
  20. Armed conflict may influence the size and scope of research in Arab countries. We aimed to assess the impact of the 2011 Syrian conflict on health articles about Syria published in indexed journals.

    Authors: Rima A. Abdul-Khalek, Walaa Kayyal, Abdul Rahman Akkawi, Mohamad Almalla, Khurram Arif, Lama Bou-Karroum, Amena El-Harakeh, Manal K. Elzalabany, Racha Fadlallah, Fatima Ghaddar, Danna Kashlan, Sara Kassas, Tania Khater, Nisreen Mobayed, Dalal Rahme, Omran Saifi…
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:73
  21. Infectious disease outbreaks represent potentially catastrophic threats to those affected by humanitarian crises. High transmissibility, crowded living conditions, widespread co-morbidities, and a lack of inte...

    Authors: Catherine R. McGowan, Louisa Baxter, Marc DuBois, Julian Sheather, Ruma Khondaker, Rachael Cummings and Kevin Watkins
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:72
  22. Major knowledge gaps remain concerning the most effective ways to address mental health and psychosocial needs of populations affected by humanitarian crises. The Research for Health in Humanitarian Crisis (R2...

    Authors: Wietse A. Tol, Alastair Ager, Cecile Bizouerne, Richard Bryant, Rabih El Chammay, Robert Colebunders, Claudia García-Moreno, Syed Usman Hamdani, Leah E. James, Stefan C.J. Jansen, Marx R. Leku, Samuel Likindikoki, Catherine Panter-Brick, Michael Pluess, Courtland Robinson, Leontien Ruttenberg…
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:71
  23. Humanitarian non-governmental organizations provide assistance to communities affected by war, disaster and epidemic. A primary focus of healthcare provision by these organizations is saving lives; however, cu...

    Authors: Matthew Hunt, Elysée Nouvet, Ani Chénier, Gautham Krishnaraj, Carrie Bernard, Kevin Bezanson, Sonya de Laat and Lisa Schwartz
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:70
  24. The BRANCH Consortium recently conducted 10 mixed-methods case studies to investigate the provision of health and nutrition interventions for women and children in conflict-affected countries, aiming to better...

    Authors: Michelle F. Gaffey, Anushka Ataullahjan, Jai K. Das, Shafiq Mirzazada, Moctar Tounkara, Abdirisak A. Dalmar and Zulfiqar A. Bhutta
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:69
  25. According to the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre report on global human displacement, Ethiopia has the highest number of newly displaced people forced to flee their homes. Displaced people have arrived...

    Authors: Getnet Yimer, Wondwossen Gebreyes, Arie Havelaar, Jemal Yousuf, Sarah McKune, Abdulmuen Mohammed and Dónal O’Mathúna
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:68
  26. The objective of the present study was to assess nation-wide, representative prevalence estimates for symptom-defined posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) within populations of refugee minors from Afghanistan,...

    Authors: Øivind Solberg, Alexander Nissen, Marjan Vaez, Prue Cauley, Anna-Karin Eriksson and Fredrik Saboonchi
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:67
  27. The novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has put an additional strain on Afghanistan’s weak healthcare system. Prior to the pandemic, the government and its allies had already problems in providing high qualit...

    Authors: Don Eliseo Lucero-Prisno III, Mohammad Yasir Essar, Attaullah Ahmadi, Xu Lin and Yusuff Adebayo Adebisi
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:65
  28. Refugees and internally displaced persons in humanitarian settings are particularly susceptible to the spread of infectious illnesses such as COVID-19 due to overcrowding and inadequate access to clean water, ...

    Authors: Jude Alawa, Nawara Alawa, Adam Coutts, Richard Sullivan, Kaveh Khoshnood and Fouad M. Fouad
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:64
  29. The conflict in Syria has required humanitarian agencies to implement primary-level services for non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in Jordan, given the high NCD burden amongst Syrian refugees; and to integrate ...

    Authors: Lucy Maconick, Éimhín Ansbro, Sara Ellithy, Kiran Jobanputra, Mohammad Tarawneh and Bayard Roberts
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:63
  30. Globally, one in four children lives in a country affected by armed conflict or disaster often accompanied by exposure to a range of adversities including violent trauma and loss. Children involved with armed ...

    Authors: Theresa S. Betancourt, Katrina Keegan, Jordan Farrar and Robert T. Brennan
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:62
  31. Conflict and displacement impact the social fabric of communities through the disruption of social connections and the erosion of trust. Effective humanitarian assistance requires understanding the social capi...

    Authors: Alison Strang, Oonagh O’Brien, Maggie Sandilands and Rebecca Horn
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:61
  32. Almost 900,000 Rohingya refugees currently reside in refugee camps in Southeastern Bangladesh. Prior to fleeing Myanmar, Rohingya experienced years of systematic human rights violations, in addition to other h...

    Authors: Andrew Riley, Yasmin Akther, Mohammed Noor, Rahmat Ali and Courtney Welton-Mitchell
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:60
  33. Conflicts pose new challenges for health systems, requiring rapid and practical approaches to meet emerging needs on the ground. Lebanon has been highly influenced by surrounding conflicts in the Middle East a...

    Authors: Nassim El Achi, Gladys Honein-Abouhaidar, Anthony Rizk, Elsa Kobeissi, Andreas Papamichail, Kristen Meagher, Abdulkarim Ekzayez, Ghassan S. Abu-Sittah and Preeti Patel
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:59
  34. Food insecurity and the mental and physical health of internally displaced persons (IDPs) is a public health concern. The aim of this study was to determine the predictors of social support, physical and menta...

    Authors: Catherine Gichunge, Daniel Mutiso and Jenny Brynjarsdottir
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:58
  35. Accurately identifying the magnitude of gender-based violence (GBV) in humanitarian settings is hindered by logistical and methodological complexities. The ‘Neighborhood Method’, an adapted household survey th...

    Authors: Lindsay Stark, Les Roberts, Gary Yu, Timothy M. Tan, Aishwarya Nagar and Alastair Ager
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:57
  36. Rural Afghan populations have low skilled birth attendance rates and high maternal and infant mortality. Insecurity and armed conflict, geographic barriers, and cultural norms often hinder women’s access to fa...

    Authors: Leila C. Dal Santo, Sayed Haroon Rastagar, Shafiqullah Hemat, Sayed Omar Alami, Subarna Pradhan, Jenae Tharaldson, Lisa S. Dulli and Catherine S. Todd
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:56
  37. The ongoing war in Yemen continues to pose challenges for healthcare coverage in the country especially with regards to critical gaps in information systems needed for planning and delivering health services. ...

    Authors: Mark P. Suprenant, Anuraag Gopaluni, Meredith K. Dyson, Najwa Al-Dheeb, Fouzia Shafique and Muhammad H. Zaman
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:55
  38. COVID-19 prevention strategies in resource limited settings, modelled on the earlier response in high income countries, have thus far focused on draconian containment strategies, which impose movement restrict...

    Authors: Maysoon Dahab, Kevin van Zandvoort, Stefan Flasche, Abdihamid Warsame, Ruwan Ratnayake, Caroline Favas, Paul B. Spiegel, Ronald J. Waldman and Francesco Checchi
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:54
  39. The protracted conflict in Yemen has taken a massive toll on the health system, negatively impacting the health of children, especially the most vulnerable age group; the newborns.

    Authors: Paul Eze, Fatoum Al-Maktari, Ahmed Hamood Alshehari and Lucky Osaheni Lawani
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:53
  40. During humanitarian crises, women and children are particularly vulnerable to morbidity and mortality. To address this problem, integrated child health interventions that include support for the well-being of ...

    Authors: M. E. Lasater, G. M. Woldeyes, K. Le Roch, X. Phan, A. Solomon-Osborne and S. M. Murray
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:52
  41. Cholera remains a leading cause of infectious disease outbreaks globally, and a major public health threat in complex emergencies. Hygiene kits distributed to cholera case-households have previously shown an e...

    Authors: Lauren D’Mello-Guyett, Katie Greenland, Sharla Bonneville, Rob D’hondt, Maria Mashako, Alexandre Gorski, Dorien Verheyen, Rafael Van den Bergh, Peter Maes, Francesco Checchi and Oliver Cumming
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:51
  42. Unintended and unwanted pregnancies likely increase during displacement, making the need for sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services, especially safe abortion, even greater. Attention is growing around b...

    Authors: Tamara Fetters, Sayed Rubayet, Sharmin Sultana, Shamila Nahar, Shadie Tofigh, Lea Jones, Ghazaleh Samandari and Bill Powell
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:50
  43. The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) estimates the number of forcibly displaced people increased from 22.7 million people in 1996 to 67.7 million people in 2016. Human mobility is associated with the intr...

    Authors: Angel N. Desai, John W. Ramatowski, Nina Marano, Lawrence C. Madoff and Britta Lassmann
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:49
  44. The stressful experiences that many asylum seekers and refugees (AS&R) are exposed to during forced migration, and during resettlement in host countries, can have a profound impact on their mental health. Comp...

    Authors: Catharina F. van der Boor, Rebekah Amos, Sarah Nevitt, Christopher Dowrick and Ross G. White
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:48
  45. Each year, an estimated 17 million children suffer from severe acute malnutrition (SAM) and 33 million from moderate acute malnutrition (MAM), with many of the most severe cases found in extremely food insecur...

    Authors: Naoko Kozuki, Mamoudou Seni, Amin Sirat, Omar Abdullahi, Mena Fundi Eso Adalbert, Marie Biotteau, Amelia Goldsmith and Sarah L. Dalglish
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:47
  46. Despite the widely recognised importance of cultural adaptation to increase the effectiveness of psychological interventions, there is little guidance on its process. Developed based on existing theory, we applie...

    Authors: Camila Perera, Alicia Salamanca-Sanabria, Joyce Caballero-Bernal, Lya Feldman, Maj Hansen, Martha Bird, Pernille Hansen, Cecilie Dinesen, Nana Wiedemann and Frédérique Vallières
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:46
  47. Advancing mental health among refugee and displaced adolescents and youth is critically important, as chronic psychological stress can have lifelong harmful impacts. These groups experience socio-environmental...

    Authors: Carmen H. Logie, Moses Okumu, Simon Mwima, Robert Hakiza, Doreen Chemutai and Peter Kyambadde
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:45
  48. There is a large body of research indicating increased prevalence rates of mental disorders among refugees. However, the vast majority of the evidence available on risk factors for mental disorders among refug...

    Authors: Yuriy Nesterko, David Jäckle, Michael Friedrich, Laura Holzapfel and Heide Glaesmer
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:44
  49. Without healthcare workers (HCWs), health and humanitarian provision in Syria cannot be sustained either now or in the post-conflict phase. The protracted conflict has led to the exodus of more than 70% of the...

    Authors: Yamama Bdaiwi, Diana Rayes, Ammar Sabouni, Lina Murad, Fouad Fouad, Waseem Zakaria, Mahmoud Hariri, Abdelkarim Ekzayez, Ahmad Tarakji and Aula Abbara
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:42

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