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  1. There is growing attention to addressing the menstrual hygiene management (MHM) needs of the over 21 million displaced adolescent girls and women globally. Current approaches to MHM-related humanitarian progra...

    Authors: Margaret L. Schmitt, Olivia R. Wood, David Clatworthy, Sabina Faiz Rashid and Marni Sommer

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:10

    Content type: Research

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  2. Non-communicable diseases (NCD) represent an increasing global challenge with the majority of mortality occurring in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Concurrently, many humanitarian crises occur in th...

    Authors: F. Jacquerioz Bausch, D. Beran, H. Hering, P. Boulle, F. Chappuis, C. Dromer, P. Saaristo and S. Aebischer Perone

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:9

    Content type: Review

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  3. Civil strife has long been recognized as a significant barrier in the fight against vaccine preventable diseases in several parts of the world. However, little is known about the impact of the ongoing civil st...

    Authors: Yauba Saidu, Marius Vouking, Andreas Ateke Njoh, Hassan Ben Bachire, Calvin Tonga, Roberts Mofor, Christain Bayiha, Leonard Ewane, Chebo Cornelius, Ndi Daniel Daddy Mbida, Messang Blandine Abizou, Victor Mbome Njie and Divine Nzuobontane

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:8

    Content type: Research

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  4. Humanitarian settings are characterised by limited access to comprehensive abortion care. At the same time, humanitarian settings can increase the vulnerability of women and girls to unintended pregnancies and...

    Authors: Maria Persson, Elin C. Larsson, Noor Pappu Islam, Kristina Gemzell-Danielsson and Marie Klingberg-Allvin

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:6

    Content type: Research

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  5. In South Sudan, the civil war in 2016 led to mass displacement in Juba that rapidly spread to other regions of the country. Access to health care was limited because of attacks against health facilities and wo...

    Authors: Samira Sami, Ribka Amsalu, Alexander Dimiti, Debra Jackson, Kemish Kenneth, Solomon Kenyi, Janet Meyers, Luke C. Mullany, Elaine Scudder, Barbara Tomczyk and Kate Kerber

    Citation: Conflict and Health 2021 15:5

    Content type: Research in practice

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  6. 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

    Content type: Research

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  7. 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

    Content type: Research

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  8. 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

    Content type: Research in practice

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  9. 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

    Content type: Commentary

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  10. 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

    Content type: Publisher Correction

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

  11. 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

    Content type: Research

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  12. 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

    Content type: Methodology

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  13. 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

    Content type: Research

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  14. 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

    Content type: Research

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  15. 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

    Content type: Research in practice

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

  16. 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

    Content type: Research

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  17. 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

    Content type: Research in practice

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  18. 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

    Content type: Research in practice

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  19. 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

    Content type: Commentary

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  20. 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

    Content type: Research

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  21. 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

    Content type: Research

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  22. 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

    Content type: Research

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  23. 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

    Content type: Research

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  24. 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

    Content type: Short report

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  25. 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

    Content type: Review

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  26. 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

    Content type: Commentary

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  27. 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

    Content type: Research in practice

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  28. 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

    Content type: Research

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  29. 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

    Content type: Research in practice

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  30. 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

    Content type: Research in practice

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  31. 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

    Content type: Research

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  32. 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

    Content type: Commentary

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  33. 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

    Content type: Commentary

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  34. 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

    Content type: Research

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  35. 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

    Content type: Research in practice

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  36. 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

    Content type: Research

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  37. 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

    Content type: Research

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  38. 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

    Content type: Research

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  39. 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

    Content type: Short report

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  40. 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

    Content type: Methodology

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  41. 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

    Content type: Research

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  42. 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

    Content type: Research

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  43. 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

    Content type: Commentary

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  44. 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

    Content type: Research

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  45. 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

    Content type: Research in practice

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  46. 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

    Content type: Research

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  47. 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

    Content type: Case study

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  48. 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

    Content type: Research

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