16 August 2012

Focus on Health

The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) recently published an article entitled "The State of the World's Refugees: Adapting Health Responses to Urban Environments," which "argue[s] that traditional responses to the healthcare needs of refugees are no longer adequate and that new and more innovative approaches are required."

Other health-related articles:

"Comparative Study of Mental Health and Quality of Life in Long Term Refugees and Host Populations in Oru-Ijebu, Southwest Nigeria," BMC Research Notes 5:394 (July 2012) [open access text]

"Evaluation of a Surgical Service in the Chronic Phase of a Refugee Camp: An Example from the Thai-Myanmar Border," Conflict and Health 6:5 (Aug. 2012) [open access text]

"Health in Colombia: Treating the Displaced," CMAJ, vol. 184, no. 6 (April 2012) [full-text]

"Insecticide-Treated Plastic Sheeting for Emergency Malaria Prevention and Shelter among Displaced Populations: An Observational Cohort Study in a Refugee Setting in Sierra Leone," American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, vol. 87, no. 2 (Aug. 2012) [open access text]

"Neonatal Survival Interventions in Humanitarian Emergencies: A Survey of Current Practices and Programs," Conflict and Health 6:2 (July 2012) [open access text]

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