Medicine, Conflict and Survival
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Building medical education and research capacity in areas of conflict and instability: experiences of the OxPal Medlink in the occupied Pale...
We focus on the unique geopolitical situation of the occupied Palestinian territories and present our experiences with the OxPal MedLink, a web-based distance-learning collaboration which aims to address the educational needs of Palestinian medical students....
Too good to be true? An assessment of health system progress in Afghanistan, 2002-2012.
The bold decision was taken in Afghanistan in 2002 to provide donor-funded public health services by means of contracting-out of predefined health care packages. This study seeks to identify the extent to which progress has been made in public health services provision in the context of broader stat...
The biomedicalisation of war and military remains: US nuclear worker compensation in the 'post-Cold War'.
I argue that the system designed to redress the occupational exposures of nuclear workers accomplishes something else: obscuring the ethical problem of misinformation and missing data from the Cold War era; mobilising an industry of knowledge and market-economic opportunities in the arena of biomedi...
Mental health survey among landmine survivors in Siem Reap province, Cambodia.
We explored the mental health consequences on 166 landmine injury survivors selected from 1000 household in 50 clusters and an oversample of all landmine survivors. We found a prevalence of anxiety of 62% for all respondents, 74% for depression, and 34% for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The...
'Getting the biosecurity architecture right' in the Asia-Pacific region.
This paper offers insights to enhance biosecurity in the Asia-Pacific by asking three questions. What risks/threats are significant in the region? Which security measures should be prioritized? What kind of regional--institutionalized and ad-hoc--arrangements should be implemented? By doing so the p...
Post 9/11 Somalia: the strategic role of health systems strengthening in global security.
Highly active anti-retroviral therapy in the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in rural Zimbabwe during the socio-economic c...
Our HAART regimen demonstrates that PMTCT of HIV can be effective even during times of socioeconomic crisis in resource-poor rural settings....
Spies, vaccines and violence: fake health campaigns and the neutrality of health.
Climate change-induced conflict: a threat to human health.
Cluster munitions: a threat to health and human rights.
We review the history of these weapons, their effects on individuals and communities, the history of efforts to limit their use, the Convention on Cluster Munitions, and ways that health professionals can support efforts to ban their use. Cluster munitions are a threat to civilians in conflict and p...