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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. Mobile population groups are at high risk for contracting HIV infection. Many factors contribute to this risk including high prevalence of risky behavior and increased risk of violence due to conflict and war....

    Authors: Rukhsana Gazi, Alec Mercer, Tanyaporn Wansom, Humayun Kabir, Nirod Chandra Saha and Tasnim Azim

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2008 2:5

    Content type: Research

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  13. 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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  14. In March 2003, the United States invaded Iraq. The subsequent number, rates, and causes of mortality in Iraq resulting from the war remain unclear, despite intense international attention. Understanding mortal...

    Authors: Christine Tapp, Frederick M Burkle Jr, Kumanan Wilson, Tim Takaro, Gordon H Guyatt, Hani Amad and Edward J Mills

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2008 2:1

    Content type: Research

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  15. Using Geographical Information System (GIS) as a tool to determine access to and gaps in providing HIV counselling and testing (VCT), treatment (ART) and mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) services in confli...

    Authors: Dick D Chamla, Olushayo Olu, Jennifer Wanyana, Nasan Natseri, Eddie Mukooyo, Sam Okware, Abdikamal Alisalad and Melville George

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2007 1:12

    Content type: Research

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  16. In Somalia, a large number of active and former combatants are affected by psychological problems such as Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). This disorder impairs their ability to re-integrate into civilian...

    Authors: Michael Odenwald, Birke Lingenfelder, Maggie Schauer, Frank Neuner, Brigitte Rockstroh, Harald Hinkel and Thomas Elbert

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2007 1:10

    Content type: Research

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  17. Burma records the highest number of malaria deaths in southeast Asia and may represent a reservoir of infection for its neighbors, but the burden of disease and magnitude of transmission among border populatio...

    Authors: Adam K Richards, Linda Smith, Luke C Mullany, Catherine I Lee, Emily Whichard, Kristin Banek, Mahn Mahn, Eh Kalu Shwe Oo and Thomas J Lee

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2007 1:9

    Content type: Research

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  18. Little is known about human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) awareness among Afghan injecting drug users (IDUs), many of whom initiated injecting as refugees. We explored whether differences in HIV awareness and k...

    Authors: Catherine S Todd, Abdullah MS Abed, Steffanie A Strathdee, Paul T Scott, Boulos A Botros, Naqibullah Safi and Kenneth C Earhart

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2007 1:5

    Content type: Research

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  19. Conflict in Chechnya has resulted in over a decade of violence, human rights abuses, criminality and poverty, and a steady flow of displaced seeking refuge throughout the region. At the beginning of 2004 MSF u...

    Authors: Kaz de Jong, Saskia van der Kam, Nathan Ford, Sally Hargreaves, Richard van Oosten, Debbie Cunningham, Gerry Boots, Elodie Andrault and Rolf Kleber

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2007 1:4

    Content type: Research

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  20. Since 1986, northern Uganda has been severely affected by civil strife with most of its population currently living internally displaced in protected camps. This study aims at estimating the HIV-1 prevalence a...

    Authors: Massimo Fabiani, Barbara Nattabi, Chiara Pierotti, Filippo Ciantia, Alex A Opio, Joshua Musinguzi, Emintone O Ayella and Silvia Declich

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2007 1:3

    Content type: Research

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  21. The fields of expertise of natural disasters and complex emergencies (CEs) are quite distinct, with different tools for mitigation and response as well as different types of competent organizations and qualifi...

    Authors: Paul B Spiegel, Phuoc Le, Mija-Tesse Ververs and Peter Salama

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2007 1:2

    Content type: Research

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