Medicine, Conflict and Survival
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Environmental characteristics and prevalence of birth defects among children in post-war Iraq: implications for policies on rebuilding the I...
This article explores the relationship between the prevalence of 'birth defects' and environmental characteristics, and considers implications for targeting resources to establish the educational inclusion of children affected. A household survey in four governorates across Iraq in 2010, conducted u...
Holdstock-Piachaud Prize essay. The dilemma of neutrality: to what extent can humanitarian assistance be combined with efforts to promote de...
Preventing the hostile use of the life sciences and biotechnologies; fostering a culture of biosecurity and dual use awareness. Conclusions.
Politicizing aid: healthcare provision and strategic objectives.
The UK Spending Review.
Enhancing the protection of civilians from armed conflict: precautionary lessons.
Attempts to place limits on the conduct of conflict raise many practical and political concerns. This article asks how debates regarding precautionary approaches to risk might inform discussions about how limits are set for armed conflict. The 2008 Convention on Cluster Munitions (CCM) provides the...
Redefining security. 1992.
Peace work: some lessons from medicine and biology.
Medical peace work, or peace through health, is a new discipline in some universities, offered to students in health sciences as well as social science and the humanities. This article deals with some comparisons between conflict handling in medicine/biology and possible violence-reducing approaches...
Implementing a hospital based injury surveillance system: a case study in Nigeria.
A pilot study of violent injury surveillance was implemented in two hospitals in Kano, Nigeria, in two phases: a formative evaluation including training and arranging the collection of hospital information, followed by a 6 month prospective data collection. Road traffic injuries constituted about 80...
Abolition, small arms action plans emerge from Delhi Congress.