27 October 2011

Focus on Health

Journal Articles:

"Contraceptive Use: Knowledge, Perceptions and Attitudes of Refugee Youths in Oru Refugee Camp, Nigeria," African Journal of Reproductive Health, vol. 14, no. 4 (2011) [full-text]

"Incidence and Risk Factors for Malaria, Pneumonia and Diarrhea in Children Under 5 in UNHCR Refugee Camps: A Retrospective Study," Conflict and Health 5:24 (2011) [open access article]

"Performance of UNHCR Nutrition Programs in Post-Emergency Refugee Camps," Conflict and Health 5:23 (2011) [open access article]

"Public Health System Responsiveness to Refugee Groups in New Zealand: Activation from the Bottom Up," Social Policy Journal of New Zealand, no. 37 (June 2011) [full-text]

Past Event:

Global Response 2010: International Conference on Violence Conflict and Health, Copenhagen, 22-25 January 2010 [programme] [conf. report] [access]
- Scroll down to locate "Themed Issues in Scientific Journals," "Video Recordings of the Presentations," and "Powerpoint Presentations from Speakers." See esp. Debarati Guha-Sapir on "Public Health and Epidemiology In Humanitarian Crises: At a Crossroads," Paul Spiegel on "Health among conflict-affected persons in urban settings," and Peter Aaby on "The need to do research during emergencies: A personal experience from Guinea-Bissau."


Aid from Without, Healing from Within: An Examination of the Use of Target Population Cultural Knowledge of Mental Health and Healing in Refugee Camp Mental Health Programs, Thesis submitted to School for Social Work (Smith College, Sept. 2011) [text]

Refugee Healthcare in British Columbia: Health Status and Barriers for Government Assisted Refugees in Accessing Healthcare, Thesis submitted to the Faculty of Graduate Studies (Univ. of British Columbia, Oct. 2011) [text]

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