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  1. Somalia is one of the most political unstable countries in the world. Ongoing insecurity has forced an inconsistent medical response by the international community, with little data collection. This paper desc...

    Authors: Kathryn M Chu, Nathan P Ford and Miguel Trelles
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2011 5:12
  2. Despite the serious consequences of conflict for reproductive health, populations affected by conflict and its aftermath face tremendous barriers to accessing reproductive health services, due to insecurity, i...

    Authors: Therese McGinn, Judy Austin, Katherine Anfinson, Ribka Amsalu, Sara E Casey, Shihab Ibrahim Fadulalmula, Anne Langston, Louise Lee-Jones, Janet Meyers, Frederick Kintu Mubiru, Jennifer Schlecht, Melissa Sharer and Mary Yetter
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2011 5:11
  3. Both conflict and HIV affect sub-Saharan Africa, and supportive approaches for HIV prevention among refugees are crucial. Peer education has been associated with improved HIV outcomes, though relatively little...

    Authors: Aniek Woodward, Natasha Howard, Yaya Souare, Sarah Kollie, Anna von Roenne and Matthias Borchert
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2011 5:10
  4. This study aims to assess the situation of communicable diseases under national surveillance in the Cyclone Nargis-affected areas in Myanmar (Burma) before and after the incident.

    Authors: Nyan Win Myint, Jaranit Kaewkungwal, Pratap Singhasivanon, Kamron Chaisiri, Pornpet Panjapiyakul, Pichit Siriwan, Arun K Mallik, Soe Lwin Nyein and Thet Thet Mu
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2011 5:9
  5. Human African trypanosomiasis (HAT), or sleeping sickness, is a fatal neglected tropical disease if left untreated. HAT primarily affects people living in rural sub-Saharan Africa, often in regions afflicted b...

    Authors: Jacqueline Tong, Olaf Valverde, Claude Mahoudeau, Oliver Yun and François Chappuis
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2011 5:7
  6. Addressing increasing concerns about public health equity in the context of violent conflict and the consequent forced displacement of populations is complex. Important operational questions now faced by human...

    Authors: Jennifer Leaning, Paul Spiegel and Jeff Crisp
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2011 5:6
  7. Maternal mortality can be particularly high in conflict and chronic emergency settings, partly due to inaccessible maternal care. This paper examines associations of refugee-led health education, formal educat...

    Authors: Natasha Howard, Aniek Woodward, Yaya Souare, Sarah Kollie, David Blankhart, Anna von Roenne and Matthias Borchert
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2011 5:5
  8. 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
  9. For more than forty years, episodes of violence in the Mindanao conflict have recurrently led to civilian displacement. In 2008, Medecins Sans Frontieres set up a mental health program integrated into primary ...

    Authors: Yolanda Mueller, Susanna Cristofani, Carmen Rodriguez, Rohani T Malaguiok, Tatiana Gil, Rebecca F Grais and Renato Souza
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2011 5:3
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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

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