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  1. Multi-sectoral, integrated interventions have long been recommended for addressing mental health and its social determinants (e.g., gender-based violence) in settings of ongoing adversity. We developed an inte...

    Authors: M. Claire Greene, Susan Rees, Samuel Likindikoki, Ann G. Bonz, Amy Joscelyne, Debra Kaysen, Reginald D. V. Nixon, Tasiana Njau, Marian T. A. Tankink, Agnes Tiwari, Peter Ventevogel, Jessie K. K. Mbwambo and Wietse A. Tol
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2019 13:38
  2. Literature on the burden and management of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) in humanitarian settings is limited. This study aimed to describe patient characteristics and explore both service use ...

    Authors: Philippa Boulle, Albane Sibourd-Baudry, Éimhín Ansbro, David Prieto Merino, Nadine Saleh, Rouba Karen Zeidan and Pablo Perel
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2019 13:37
  3. In the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), access to maternal and child healthcare (MCH) services are constrained due to the prolonged Israeli military occupation, the Separation Wall, army checkpoints, and ...

    Authors: Tiziana Leone, Diego Alburez-Gutierrez, Rula Ghandour, Ernestina Coast and Rita Giacaman
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2019 13:36
  4. Intimate partner violence (IPV) is an important public health issue as it impacts negatively on health, economic and development outcomes. In conflict affected northern Uganda, IPV prevalence is high and addit...

    Authors: Eleanor Black, Heather Worth, Susan Clarke, James Henry Obol, Peter Akera, Agnes Awor, Mike Sevenska Shabiti, Helen Fry and Robyn Richmond
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2019 13:35
  5. Social support is a core determinant of health and plays a key role in the healing process of people with mental health problems and those who have been exposed to torture or other traumatic events. At the sam...

    Authors: Maria Episkopou, Emilie Venables, Katherine Whitehouse, Christos Eleftherakos, Federica Zamatto, Francisco de Bartolome Gisbert, Nathalie Severy, Declan Barry and Rafael Van den Bergh
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2019 13:34
  6. War in Syria has lasted for more than eight years, causing population displacement, collapse of medical and public health services, extensive violence and countless deaths. Since November 2016, military operat...

    Authors: Larissa Vernier, Vanessa Cramond, Maartje Hoetjes, Annick Lenglet, Thomas Hoare, Rami Malaeb and Antonio Isidro Carrion Martin
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2019 13:33
  7. The displacement crisis in Syria poses challenges for tuberculosis (TB) control across the region. Since 2012 in Jordan and 2013 in Lebanon, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) has supported the...

    Authors: Andrew T. Boyd, Susan T. Cookson, Ibrahim Almashayek, Hiam Yaacoub, M. Saiful Qayyum and Aleksandar Galev
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2019 13:32
  8. Health needs of displaced Syrians in refugee hosting countries have become increasingly complex in light of the protracted Syrian conflict. The primary aim of this study was to identify the primary health need...

    Authors: Nour El Arnaout, Spencer Rutherford, Thurayya Zreik, Dana Nabulsi, Nasser Yassin and Shadi Saleh
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2019 13:31
  9. Research on the impact of various types of stressors on refugee wellbeing may not readily inform those designing interventions about the supports that will be most helpful in particular settings. Composite var...

    Authors: Candace Mootoo, Christine Fountain and Andrew Rasmussen
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2019 13:30
  10. In June 2017, the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) launched a military operation to retake the city of Raqqa, Syria, from the so-called Islamic State. The city population incurred mass numbers of wou...

    Authors: Jennifer OKeeffe, Larissa Vernier, Vanessa Cramond, Shazeer Majeed, Antonio Isidro Carrion Martin, Maartje Hoetjes and Mohana Amirtharajah
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2019 13:28
  11. Newborn mortality is increasingly concentrated in contexts of conflict and political instability. However, there are limited guidelines and data on the availability and quality of newborn care in conflict sett...

    Authors: Ribka Amsalu, Catherine N. Morris, Kingsley Chukwumalu, Michelle Hynes, Shehryar Janjua, Alexia Couture, Aimee Summers, Amy Cannon, Erin N. Hulland and Sabine Baunach
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2019 13:27
  12. Humanitarian actors and host-countries in the Middle East and North Africa region are challenged with meeting the health needs of Syrian refugees and adjusting the response to contemporary humanitarian conditi...

    Authors: Zahirah Zahrah McNatt, Patricia Elaine Freels, Hannah Chandler, Muhammad Fawad, Sandy Qarmout, Amani Saleh Al-Oraibi and Neil Boothby
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2019 13:26
  13. Research examining the interrelated drivers of household violence against women and violence against children is nascent, particularly in humanitarian settings. Gaps remain in understanding how relocation, dis...

    Authors: Jennifer J. Mootz, Lindsay Stark, Elizabeth Meyer, Khudejha Asghar, Arturo Harker Roa, Alina Potts, Catherine Poulton, Mendy Marsh, Amy Ritterbusch and Cyril Bennouna
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2019 13:25
  14. Reproductive health is an important component of humanitarian response. Displaced women need access to family planning, antenatal care, and the presence of a skilled birth attendant at delivery. Since the begi...

    Authors: Marta A. Balinska, Robin Nesbitt, Zeina Ghantous, Iza Ciglenecki and Nelly Staderini
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2019 13:24
  15. Conflict-related sexual violence (CRSV) was committed on a large scale against women across Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) during the 1990’s war, and research has shown both negative and positive psychosocial ou...

    Authors: Kimberley Anderson, Amra Delić, Ivan Komproe, Esmina Avdibegović, Elisa van Ee and Heide Glaesmer
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2019 13:23
  16. The year 2015 marked the highest number of refugees globally and included record numbers of Syrians moving to neighboring countries. Half of the Syrians were children aged ≤18 years. Our study sought to examin...

    Authors: Sweetmavourneen Pernitez-Agan, Kolitha Wickramage, Catherine Yen, Elizabeth Dawson-Hahn, Tarissa Mitchell and Dominik Zenner
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2019 13:22
  17. Armed conflict in Colombia has a history of 50 years that continues to this day. According to the Victims Record of Colombia, from 1985 to 2013 2.683.335 women have been victims of the armed conflict. Women ha...

    Authors: Yazmin Cadena-Camargo, Anja Krumeich, Maria Claudia Duque-Páramo and Klasien Horstman
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2019 13:21
  18. In a growing number of humanitarian crises, “remote management” is negotiated across borders and implemented by humanitarian agencies through “local actors” to deliver assistance. However, the narrative descri...

    Authors: Diane Duclos, Abdulkarim Ekzayez, Fatima Ghaddar, Francesco Checchi and Karl Blanchet
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2019 13:20
  19. War in Yemen started three years ago, and continues unabated with a steadily rising number of direct and indirect victims thus leaving the majority of Yemen’s population in dire need of humanitarian assistance...

    Authors: Fekri Dureab, Maysoon Al-Sakkaf, Osan Ismail, Naasegnibe Kuunibe, Johannes Krisam, Olaf Müller and Albrecht Jahn
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2019 13:19
  20. Theoretical and methodological research on risk-taking practices often frames risk as an individual choice. While risk does occur at individual level, it is determined by aspirations which are connected to oth...

    Authors: Kelly Ann Yotebieng, Nathan Fakult, Paschal Kum Awah and Jennifer L. Syvertsen
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2019 13:18
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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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