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  1. The incidence of tuberculosis (TB) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is 323/100,000. A context of civil conflict, internally displaced people and mining activities suggests a higher regional TB inc...

    Authors: Daan Van Brusselen, Erica Simons, Tony Luendo, Delphine Habarugira, Jimmy Ngowa, Nadine Neema Mitutso, Zakari Moluh, Mieke Steenssens, Rachelle Seguin, Hilde Vochten, Lucien Ngabo, Petros Isaakidis and Gabriella Ferlazzo
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:26
  2. In humanitarian contexts, it is a difficult and multi-faceted task to enlist academics, humanitarian actors and health authorities in a collaborative research effort. The lack of research in such settings has ...

    Authors: Enrica Leresche, Claudia Truppa, Christophe Martin, Ariana Marnicio, Rodolfo Rossi, Carla Zmeter, Hilda Harb, Randa Sami Hamadeh and Jennifer Leaning
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:25
  3. Since 2014, Ukraine has been beset by an armed conflict with international and internal dimensions. The nature of this conflict is multidimensional, and disaster preparedness and response in this context must ...

    Authors: Sonny S. Patel, Robert M. Grace, Patrick Chellew, Mykola Prodanchuk, Olha Romaniuk, Yuriy Skrebets, Sergii A. Ryzhenko and Timothy B. Erickson
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:24
  4. A considerable evidence base has been produced in recent years highlighting the effectiveness of brief scalable psychological interventions for people living in communities exposed to adversity. However, pract...

    Authors: Daniela C. Fuhr, Ceren Acarturk, Ersin Uygun, Michael McGrath, Zeynep Ilkkursun, Sadaf Kaykha, Egbert Sondorp, Marit Sijbrandij, Peter Ventevogel, Pim Cuijpers and Bayard Roberts
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:22
  5. The migration over the Mediterranean has become one of the deadliest sea voyages in last few years. The NGO Open Arms works in the area since 2015, with the objectives of protecting and reporting human rights ...

    Authors: Guillermo Cañardo, Jesús Gálvez, Juanfe Jiménez, Núria Serre, Israel Molina and Cristina Bocanegra
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:21
  6. Pregnant women, neonates, children, and adolescents are at higher risk of dying in fragile and conflict-affected settings. Strengthening the healthcare system is a key strategy for the implementation of effect...

    Authors: Loubna Belaid, Pontius Bayo, Lynette Kamau, Eva Nakimuli, Elijo Omoro, Robert Lobor, Baba Samson and Alexander Dimiti
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:20
  7. This Letter to the Editor is in reference to the article by Murphy M, Ellsberg M and Contreras-Urbina M, “Nowhere to go: disclosure and help-seeking behaviors for survivors of violence against women and girls ...

    Authors: Dilshad Jaff
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:19
  8. Many of the 35 million women and girls aged 15–49 requiring humanitarian assistance have inadequate access to the sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services to which they are entitled. Ensuring accountabili...

    Authors: Marta Schaaf, Victoria Boydell, Mallory C. Sheff, Christina Kay, Fatemeh Torabi and Rajat Khosla
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:18
  9. Child and forced marriage have negative health consequences including increased risk of intimate partner violence (IPV) for women and girls. War and humanitarian crises may impact decision-making around marria...

    Authors: Vandana Sharma, Adaugo Amobi, Samuel Tewolde, Negussie Deyessa and Jennifer Scott
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:17
  10. The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has developed its ‘Accompaniment model’ to address the multi-faceted needs of relatives of people who go missing during armed conflict. In Sri Lanka an Accom...

    Authors: Ida Andersen, Bhava Poudyal, Arundathi Abeypala, Carla Uriarte and Rodolfo Rossi
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:16
  11. The Zanmi Lasante Depression Symptom Inventory (ZLDSI) is a screening tool for major depression used in 12 primary care clinics in Haiti’s Central Plateau. Although previously validated in a clinic-based sampl...

    Authors: Rupinder K. Legha, Margaret E. Gerbasi, Mary C. Smith Fawzi, Eddy Eustache, Tatiana Therosme, J. Reginald Fils-Aime, Giuseppe J. Raviola, Emmeline Affricot, Ermaze Louis Pierre, Yoldie Alcindor, Jennifer Severe, Katherine A. Boyd, David J. Grelotti, Sarah Darghouth, Andrew Rasmussen and Anne E. Becker
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:13
  12. The Central Mediterranean Route, passing through Libya, is one of the most dangerous for migrants. Episodes of violence have been documented but have not been accurately quantified. The objective of the study ...

    Authors: L. Reques, E. Aranda-Fernandez, C. Rolland, A. Grippon, N. Fallet, C. Reboul, N. Godard and N. Luhmann
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:12
  13. Conflict-related sexual violence (CRSV) against women and girls has been the subject of increasing research and scholarship. Less is known about the health of men, boys and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender ...

    Authors: Ligia Kiss, Meaghen Quinlan-Davidson, Laura Pasquero, Patricia Ollé Tejero, Charu Hogg, Joachim Theis, Andrew Park, Cathy Zimmerman and Mazeda Hossain
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:11
  14. Following a period of low intensity conflict during 2009–2012, the emergence of the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (or Islamic State) in 2013 was associated with a resurgence of violence in Baghdad, Iraq’s c...

    Authors: Matthew Goers, Eva Leidman, Abdul-Salam Saleh Sultan, Ahmed Hassan and Oleg Bilukha
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:8

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

  15. Understanding and addressing the unmet mental health needs burden in the Northern Province of Sri Lanka is the subject of the COMGAP-S two-phase study. Phase Two involves the implementation of the World Health...

    Authors: Shannon Doherty, Giselle Dass, Anne Edward, Gergana Manolova and Madonna Solomon
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:7
  16. Despite high rates of violence against women and girls (VAWG) in conflict and humanitarian contexts, many survivors do not tell anyone about their experience or seek help from support r services (e.g. health, ...

    Authors: Maureen Murphy, Mary Ellsberg and Manuel Contreras-Urbina
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:6
  17. Trauma systems have been shown to save lives in military and civilian settings, but their use by humanitarians in conflict settings has been more limited. During the Battle of Mosul (October 2016–July 2017), t...

    Authors: Kent Garber, Adam L. Kushner, Sherry M. Wren, Paul H. Wise and Paul B. Spiegel
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:5
  18. Despite the widespread reliance on mobile clinics for delivering health services in humanitarian emergencies there is little empirical evidence to support their use. We report a narrative systematic review of ...

    Authors: Catherine R. McGowan, Louisa Baxter, Claudio Deola, Megan Gayford, Cicely Marston, Rachael Cummings and Francesco Checchi
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:4
  19. The growing burden of non-communicable diseases in low- and middle-income countries presents substantive challenges for health systems. This is also the case in fragile, post-conflict and post-Ebola Sierra Leo...

    Authors: Sophie Witter, Guanyang Zou, Karin Diaconu, Reynold G. B. Senesi, Ayesha Idriss, John Walley and Haja Ramatulai Wurie
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:3
  20. Despite the growing recognition of the impact of post-resettlement factors on the mental health of refugees, a clear definition of the concept of post-migration stress, as well as an updated, valid instrument ...

    Authors: Andreas Malm, Petter Tinghög, Jurgita Narusyte and Fredrik Saboonchi
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:2
  21. Widespread devastation to structures and households in Mosul occurred during the three years of ISIS control and the military liberation campaign by Iraqi forces assisted by coalition forces. Military operatio...

    Authors: R. Lafta, M. Al-Nuaimi, L. R. Sultan and G. Burnham
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2020 14:1
  22. This study explores the relationship between armed conflict and breastfeeding practices of Iraqi mothers. To date, the relationship between violent conflict and breastfeeding is surprisingly understudied. Espe...

    Authors: Vidya Diwakar, Michael Malcolm and George Naufal
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2019 13:61
  23. Research on violence targeting urban forcibly displaced adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) is limited, particularly regarding polyvictimization (exposure to multiple forms of violence). Yet there is a glo...

    Authors: Carmen H. Logie, Moses Okumu, Simon Mwima, Robert Hakiza, Kibathi Peter Irungi, Peter Kyambadde, Emmanuel Kironde and Manjulaa Narasimhan
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2019 13:60
  24. An extensive body of research exists looking at the level of psychological distress in populations affected by political conflict. Recommended response to psychological distress in humanitarian crises is still...

    Authors: Tambri Housen, Shabnum Ara, Akmal Shah, Showkat Shah, Annick Lenglet and Giovanni Pintaldi
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2019 13:59
  25. The negative psychological impact of living in a setting of protracted conflict has been well studied, however there is a recognized need to understand the role that non-conflict related factors have on mediat...

    Authors: Tambri Housen, Annick Lenglet, Showkat Shah, Helal Sha, Shabnum Ara, Giovanni Pintaldi and Alice Richardson
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2019 13:58
  26. Young people including adolescents face barriers to healthcare and increased risk of poor sexual and reproductive health (SRH), which are exacerbated in humanitarian settings. Our systematic review assessed th...

    Authors: Lauren Jennings, Asha S. George, Tanya Jacobs, Karl Blanchet and Neha S. Singh
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2019 13:57
  27. During humanitarian crises, health information systems are often lacking and surveys are a valuable tool to assess the health needs of affected populations. In 2013, a mortality and health survey undertaken by...

    Authors: Eve Robinson, Vittoria Crispino, Adelaide Ouabo, Francklin Brice Soung Iballa, Ronald Kremer, María Eugenia Serbassi, Marit van Lenthe and Antonio Isidro Carrion Martin
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2019 13:56
  28. Globally, it is estimated that at least one out of every three women experiences violence by an intimate partner and/or non-partner throughout their lifetime. Women and girls are at even higher risk of violenc...

    Authors: Manuel Contreras-Urbina, Alexandra Blackwell, Maureen Murphy and Mary Ellsberg
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2019 13:55
  29. Diarrhea and acute respiratory infections (ARI) account for 30% of deaths among children displaced due to humanitarian emergencies. A wealth of evidence demonstrates that handwashing with soap prevents both di...

    Authors: Lauren S. Blum, Anicet Yemweni, Victoria Trinies, Mimi Kambere, Foyeke Tolani, Jelena V. Allen, Thomas Handzel, Susan Cookson and Pavani K. Ram
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2019 13:54
  30. This paper explores the changing experience of giving birth in Cambodia over a 53-year period. During this time, Cambodian people experienced armed conflict, extreme privation, foreign invasion, and civil unrest.

    Authors: Bandeth Ros, Gillian Lê, Suzanne Fustukian and Barbara McPake
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2019 13:53
  31. Provision of antiretroviral therapy (ART) in conflict settings is rarely attempted and little is known about the expected patterns of mortality. The Central African Republic (CAR) continues to have a low cover...

    Authors: Thomas Crellen, Charles Ssonko, Turid Piening, Marcel Mbeko Simaleko, Karen Geiger and M. Ruby Siddiqui
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2019 13:52
  32. Since the Syrian civil war began in March 2011, more than half of the Syrian population was forced to escape from their homes, and more than 5 million of them fled their country. The aim of the present study i...

    Authors: Harem Nareeman Mahmood, Hawkar Ibrahim, Katharina Goessmann, Azad Ali Ismail and Frank Neuner
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2019 13:51
  33. The unprecedented amount of resources dedicated to humanitarian aid has led many stakeholders to demand the use of reliable evidence in humanitarian aid decisions to ensure that desired impacts are achieved at...

    Authors: Ahmad Firas Khalid, John N. Lavis, Fadi El-Jardali and Meredith Vanstone
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2019 13:48
  34. Youth resettling to the U.S. from conflict-affected countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) face countless challenges. As they cope with their experiences of armed conflict and forced migration, t...

    Authors: Cyril Bennouna, Maria Gandarilla Ocampo, Flora Cohen, Mashal Basir, Carine Allaf, Michael Wessells and Lindsay Stark
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2019 13:47
  35. Studies on populations affected by organized violence have shown elevated levels of family violence against children. This form of violence has been found to contribute to children’s psychopathology independen...

    Authors: Jinme Park, Claudia Catani, Katharin Hermenau and Thomas Elbert
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2019 13:46
  36. Long term displacement and exposure to challenging living conditions can influence family dynamics; gender roles; violence at home and in the community and mental well-being. This qualitative study explores th...

    Authors: Hanadi Syam, Emilie Venables, Bernard Sousse, Nathalie Severy, Luz Saavedra and Francois Kazour
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2019 13:45
  37. The original publication of this article [1] contained an incomplete funding section. The full funding section is listed in this correction article. The missing information is indicated in bold.

    Authors: Gladys Honein-AbouHaidar, Aya Noubani, Nour El Arnaout, Sharif Ismail, Hana Nimer, Marilyne Menassa, Adam P. Coutts, Diana Rayes, Lamis Jomaa, Shadi Saleh and Fouad M. Fouad
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2019 13:44

    The original article was published in Conflict and Health 2019 13:40

  38. Decades of persecution culminated in a statewide campaign of organized, systematic, and violent eviction of the Rohingya people by the Myanmar government beginning in August 2017. These attacks included the bu...

    Authors: Rohini J. Haar, Karen Wang, Homer Venters, Satu Salonen, Rupa Patel, Tamaryn Nelson, Ranit Mishori and Parveen K. Parmar
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2019 13:42
  39. The Rohingya ethnic minority population in northern Rakhine state, Myanmar, have experienced some of the most protracted situations of persecution. Government-led clearance operations in August 2017 were one o...

    Authors: Nicole Messner, Andrea Woods, Agnes Petty, Parveen K. Parmar, Jennifer Leigh, Ernest Thomas, Douglass Curry, Homer Venters, Andra Gilbert, Tamaryn Nelson and Ed Lester
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2019 13:41
  40. Syrian healthcare workers (HCWs) are among those who fled the Syrian conflict only to face further social and economic challenges in host countries. In Lebanon, this population group cannot formally practice, ...

    Authors: Gladys Honein-AbouHaidar, Aya Noubani, Nour El Arnaout, Sharif Ismail, Hana Nimer, Marilyne Menassa, Adam P. Coutts, Diana Rayes, Lamis Jomaa, Shadi Saleh and Fouad M. Fouad
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2019 13:40

    The Correction to this article has been published in Conflict and Health 2019 13:44

  41. Providing adequate healthcare to newly arrived refugees is considered one of the significant challenges for the German healthcare system. These refugees can be classified mainly into two groups: asylum seekers...

    Authors: Evelyn Kleinert, Frank Müller, Ghefar Furaijat, Nele Hillermann, Alexandra Jablonka, Christine Happle and Anne Simmenroth
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2019 13:39

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