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  1. Measuring human rights violations is particularly challenging during or after armed conflict. A recent nationwide survey in the Central African Republic produced estimates of rates of grave violations against ...

    Authors: Alina Potts, Kathleen Myer and Les Roberts

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2011 5:4

    Content type: Research

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  2. Substance use among populations displaced by conflict is a neglected area of public health. Alcohol, khat, benzodiazepine, opiate, and other substance use have been documented among a range of displaced popula...

    Authors: Nadine Ezard, Edna Oppenheimer, Ann Burton, Marian Schilperoord, David Macdonald, Moruf Adelekan, Abandokoth Sakarati and Mark van Ommeren

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2011 5:1

    Content type: Research

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  3. Health care in post-war situations, where the system's human and fixed capital are depleted, is challenging. The addition of a frozen conflict situation, where international recognition of boundaries and autho...

    Authors: Michael E Thompson, Alina H Dorian and Tsovinar L Harutyunyan

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2010 4:21

    Content type: Case study

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  4. The views of medical professionals on efficiency of health system and needs for any changes are very critical and constitute a cornerstone for any health system improvement. This is particularly relevant to Ir...

    Authors: Nazar P Shabila, Namir G Al-Tawil, Rebaz Tahir, Falah H Shwani, Abubakir M Saleh and Tariq S Al-Hadithi

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2010 4:19

    Content type: Research

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  5. The province of North Kivu in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been afflicted by conflict for over a decade. After months of relative calm, offences restarted in September 2008. We did an epidemiological s...

    Authors: Kathryn P Alberti, Emmanuel Grellety, Ya-Ching Lin, Jonathan Polonsky, Katrien Coppens, Luis Encinas, Marie-Noëlle Rodrigue, Biagio Pedalino and Vital Mondonge

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2010 4:17

    Content type: Research

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  6. This study documents torture and injury experience and investigates emotional well-being of victims of massive violence identified during a household survey in Mitrovicë district in Kosovo. Their physical heal...

    Authors: Shr-Jie Wang, Sebahate Pacolli, Feride Rushiti, Berina Rexhaj and Jens Modvig

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2010 4:16

    Content type: Research

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  7. Mustard gas, a known chemical weapon, was used during the Iran-Iraq war of 1980-1988. We aimed to determine if exposure to mustard gas among men was significantly associated with abnormalities and disorders am...

    Authors: Hassan Abolghasemi, Mohammad H Radfar, Mehdi Rambod, Parvin Salehi, Hossein Ghofrani, Mohammad R Soroush, Farahnaz Falahaty, Yousef Tavakolifar, Ali Sadaghianifar, Seyyed M Khademolhosseini, Zohreh Kavehmanesh, Michel Joffres, Frederick M Burkle Jr and Edward J Mills

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2010 4:13

    Content type: Research

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  8. Many countries ravaged by conflict have substantial morbidity and mortality attributed to HIV/AIDS yet HIV treatment is uncommonly available. Universal access to HIV care cannot be achieved unless the needs of...

    Authors: Daniel P O'Brien, Sarah Venis, Jane Greig, Leslie Shanks, Tom Ellman, Kalpana Sabapathy, Lisa Frigati and Clair Mills

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2010 4:12

    Content type: Research

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  9. The aim of this population-based study was to assess the long-lasting effects of ethnic conflict on health and well-being (with a focus on injury and persistent pain) at family and community level. We have als...

    Authors: Shr-Jie Wang, Mimoza Salihu, Feride Rushiti, Labinot Bala and Jens Modvig

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2010 4:11

    Content type: Research

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  10. Despite the signing of international peace agreements, a deadly war continues in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and sexual violence is a prominent modus operandi of many military groups operating in th...

    Authors: Susan A Bartels, Jennifer A Scott, Denis Mukwege, Robert I Lipton, Michael J VanRooyen and Jennifer Leaning

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2010 4:9

    Content type: Research

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  11. Cyclone Nargis hit Burma on May 2, 2008, killing over 138,000 and affecting at least 2.4 million people. The Burmese military junta, the State Peace and Development Council (SPDC), initially blocked internatio...

    Authors: Voravit Suwanvanichkij, Noriyuki Murakami, Catherine I Lee, Jen Leigh, Andrea L Wirtz, Brock Daniels, Mahn Mahn, Cynthia Maung and Chris Beyrer

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2010 4:8

    Content type: Research

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  12. The impact of conflict on population health and health infrastructure has been well documented; however the efforts of the international community to rebuild health systems in post-conflict periods have not be...

    Authors: Valerie Percival and Egbert Sondorp

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2010 4:7

    Content type: Case study

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  13. The provision of surgical assistance in conflict is often associated with care for victims of violence. However, there is an increasing appreciation that surgical care is needed for non-traumatic morbidities. ...

    Authors: Kathryn Chu, Philippe Havet, Nathan Ford and Miguel Trelles

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2010 4:6

    Content type: Research

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  14. Of the 140 000 Burmese* refugees living in camps in Thailand, 30% are youths aged 15-24. Health services in these camps do not specifically target young people and their problems and needs are poorly understoo...

    Authors: Marie T Benner, Joy Townsend, Wiphan Kaloi, Kyi Htwe, Nantarat Naranichakul, Saowalak Hunnangkul, Verena I Carrara and Egbert Sondorp

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2010 4:5

    Content type: Research

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  15. Although chickenpox is a generally mild, self-limited illness of children, it can cause fatal disease in adults. Accumulating reports from tropical countries showed a high prevalence of seronegativity among th...

    Authors: Yusuke Shimakawa, Olivier Camélique and Koya Ariyoshi

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2010 4:4

    Content type: Short report

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  16. Crises due to armed conflict, forced displacement and natural disasters result in excess morbidity and mortality due to infectious diseases. Historically, acute respiratory infections (ARIs) have received rela...

    Authors: Anna Bellos, Kim Mulholland, Katherine L O'Brien, Shamim A Qazi, Michelle Gayer and Francesco Checchi

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2010 4:3

    Content type: Review

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  17. Access to HIV and malaria control programmes for refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) is not only a human rights issue but a public health priority for affected populations and host populations. Th...

    Authors: Paul B Spiegel, Heiko Hering, Eugene Paik and Marian Schilperoord

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2010 4:2

    Content type: Research

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  18. Colombia has been seriously affected by an internal armed conflict for more than 40 years affecting mainly the civilian population, who is forced to displace, suffers kidnapping, extortion, threats and assassi...

    Authors: Elisabeth Sanchez-Padilla, German Casas, Rebecca F Grais, Sarah Hustache and Marie-Rose Moro

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2009 3:13

    Content type: Short report

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  19. Prolonged exposure to war has severely impacted the provision of health services in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Health infrastructure has been destroyed, health workers have fled and government...

    Authors: Sara E Casey, Kathleen T Mitchell, Immaculée Mulamba Amisi, Martin Migombano Haliza, Blandine Aveledi, Prince Kalenga and Judy Austin

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2009 3:12

    Content type: Research

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  20. Social determinants of health describe the conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work and age and their influence on health. These circumstances are shaped by the distribution of money, power and re...

    Authors: Bayard Roberts, Vicky Norah Odong, John Browne, Kaducu Felix Ocaka, Wenzel Geissler and Egbert Sondorp

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2009 3:10

    Content type: Research

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  21. In February, 2007, the Associated Press (AP) conducted a poll of 1,002 adults in the United States about their attitudes towards the war in Iraq. Respondents were remarkably accurate estimating the current dea...

    Authors: Schuyler W Henderson, William E Olander and Les Roberts

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2009 3:9

    Content type: Research

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  22. Survey estimates of mortality and malnutrition are commonly used to guide humanitarian decision-making. Currently, different methods of conducting field surveys are the subject of debate among epidemiologists....

    Authors: Rebecca F Grais, Francisco J Luquero, Emmanuel Grellety, Heloise Pham, Benjamin Coghlan and Pierre Salignon

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2009 3:8

    Content type: Short report

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  23. Humanitarian agencies are increasingly engaged in research in conflict and post-conflict settings. This is justified by the need to improve the quality of assistance provided in these settings and to collect e...

    Authors: Nathan Ford, Edward J Mills, Rony Zachariah and Ross Upshur

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2009 3:7

    Content type: Review

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  24. The aim of this study was to establish the prevalence of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression among Rwandese and Somali refugees resident in a Ugandan refugee settlement, as a measure of the men...

    Authors: Lamaro P Onyut, Frank Neuner, Verena Ertl, Elisabeth Schauer, Michael Odenwald and Thomas Elbert

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2009 3:6

    Content type: Research

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  25. Kenya experienced a political and humanitarian crisis following presidential elections on 27 December 2007. Over 1,200 people were killed and 300,000 displaced, with disproportionate violence in western Kenya....

    Authors: Rachel C Vreeman, Winstone M Nyandiko, Edwin Sang, Beverly S Musick, Paula Braitstein and Sarah E Wiehe

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2009 3:5

    Content type: Research

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  26. Despite international acknowledgement of the linkages between sexual violence and conflict, reliable data on its prevalence, the circumstances, characteristics of perpetrators, and physical or mental health im...

    Authors: Birthe Steiner, Marie T Benner, Egbert Sondorp, K Peter Schmitz, Ursula Mesmer and Sandrine Rosenberger

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2009 3:3

    Content type: Research

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  27. The Pool region of the Republic of Congo is an isolated, conflict-affected area with under-resourced and poorly functioning health care services. Despite significant AIDS-related mortality and morbidity in thi...

    Authors: Daniel P O'Brien, Clair Mills, Catherine Hamel, Nathan Ford and Kevin Pottie

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2009 3:1

    Content type: Case study

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  28. Kenya's post-election violence in early 2008 created considerable problems for health services, and in particular, those providing HIV care. It was feared that the disruptions in services would lead to widespr...

    Authors: Tony Reid, Ian van Engelgem, Barbara Telfer and Marcel Manzi

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2008 2:15

    Content type: Short report

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  29. Providing reproductive and sexual health services is an important and challenging aspect of caring for displaced populations, and preventive and curative sexual health services may play a role in reducing HIV ...

    Authors: Mark I Chen, Anna von Roenne, Yaya Souare, Franz von Roenne, Akaco Ekirapa, Natasha Howard and Matthias Borchert

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2008 2:14

    Content type: Research

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  30. An HIV behavioral surveillance survey was undertaken in November 2005 at Lugufu refugee camp and surrounding host villages, located near western Tanzania's border with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

    Authors: Elizabeth A Rowley, Paul B Spiegel, Zawadi Tunze, Godfrey Mbaruku, Marian Schilperoord and Patterson Njogu

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2008 2:13

    Content type: Research

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  31. Comprehensive studies of family planning (FP) in refugee camps are relatively uncommon. This paper examines gender and age differences in family planning knowledge, attitudes, and practices among Sierra Leonea...

    Authors: Natasha Howard, Sarah Kollie, Yaya Souare, Anna von Roenne, David Blankhart, Claire Newey, Mark I Chen and Matthias Borchert

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2008 2:12

    Content type: Research

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  32. India and Pakistan have disputed ownership of the Kashmir Valley region for many years, resulting in high levels of exposure to violence among the civilian population of Kashmir (India). A survey was done as p...

    Authors: Kaz de Jong, Saskia van de Kam, Nathan Ford, Kamalini Lokuge, Silke Fromm, Renate van Galen, Brigg Reilley and Rolf Kleber

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2008 2:11

    Content type: Research

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  33. India and Pakistan have disputed ownership of the Kashmir Valley region for many years, resulting in several conflicts since the end of partition in 1947. Very little is known about the prevalence of violence ...

    Authors: Kaz de Jong, Nathan Ford, Saskia van de Kam, Kamalini Lokuge, Silke Fromm, Renate van Galen, Brigg Reilley and Rolf Kleber

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2008 2:10

    Content type: Research

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  34. The accurate interpretation of mortality surveys in humanitarian crises is useful for both public health responses and security responses. Recent examples suggest that few medical personnel and researchers can...

    Authors: Edward J Mills, Francesco Checchi, James J Orbinski, Michael J Schull, Frederick M Burkle Jr, Chris Beyrer, Curtis Cooper, Colleen Hardy, Sonal Singh, Richard Garfield, Bradley A Woodruff and Gordon H Guyatt

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2008 2:9

    Content type: Methodology

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  35. Tobacco is a leading cause of death globally. There are limited reports on current cigarette smoking prevalence and its associated-antismoking messages among adolescents in conflict zones of the world. We, the...

    Authors: Seter Siziya, Emmanuel Rudatsikira and Adamson S Muula

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2008 2:6

    Content type: Research

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  36. Myanmar is experiencing an HIV epidemic documented since the late 1980s. The National AIDS Programme national surveillance ante-natal clinics had already estimated in 1993 that 1.4% of pregnant women were HIV ...

    Authors: Brian Williams, Daniel Baker, Markus Bühler and Charles Petrie

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2008 2:3

    Content type: Review

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