21 March 2017

Thematic Focus: Health

"Afghan Migrants Face More Suboptimal Care than Natives: A Maternal Near-miss Audit Study at University Hospitals in Tehran, Iran," BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 17:64 (Feb. 2017) [open access]

"How MSF Works: Questions Answered, Explored, and Raised," Alert, vol.18, no.1 (Spring 2017) [full-text via ReliefWeb]

"Bibliometric Analysis of Medicine-related Publications on Refugees, Asylum-seekers, and Internally Displaced People: 2000 – 2015," BMC International Health and Human Rights, 17:7 (March 2017) [open access]

"Challenges to Conducting Epidemiology Research in Chronic Conflict Areas: Examples from PURE-Palestine," Conflict and Health, 10:33 (Feb. 2017) [open access]

"Determinants of Health Care Services Utilization among First Generation Afghan Migrants in Istanbul," International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 14(2) (Feb. 2017) [open access]

"Encouraging Understanding or Increasing Prejudices: A Cross-sectional Survey of Institutional Influence on Health Personnel Attitudes about Refugee Claimants' Access to Health Care," PLoS ONE 12(2): e0170910 (Feb. 2017) [open access]

"Ethical Problems in an Era Where Disasters Have Become a Part of Daily Life: A Qualitative Study of Healthcare Workers in Turkey," PLoS ONE 12(3): e0174162 (March 2017) [open access]

Health Access and Utilization Survey: Access to Health Services in Jordan among... (UNHCR, Dec. 2016)
- Iraqi Refugees
- Refugees from Other Nationalities
- Syrian Refugees

Health and Status of Palestine Refugees from Syria in Jordan: Situational Analysis (John Snow, Inc., March 2017) [text via Popline]

Health Sector Humanitarian Response Strategy: Jordan 2017-2018 (UNHCR, Jan. 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]

"Health Workers and the Weaponisation of Health Care in Syria: A Preliminary Inquiry for The Lancet–American University of Beirut Commission on Syria," The Lancet, Online First, 14 March 2017 [free full-text]
- See also related AUB news storymore information about the Commission, and The Lancet's Syria: Health in Conflict page.

"Hepatitis B Virus Infection in Undocumented Immigrants and Refugees in Southern Italy: Demographic, Virological, and Clinical Features," Infectious Diseases of Poverty, 6:33 (Feb. 2017) [open access]

Recovery, Relapse, and Episodes of Default in the Management of Acute Malnutrition in Children in Humanitarian Emergencies: A Systematic Review (Oxfam, Feinstein International Center & UKAID, March 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]

"The Right to Health of Non-nationals and Displaced Persons in the Sustainable Development Goals Era: Challenges for Equity in Universal Health Care," International Journal for Equity in Health, 16:14 (Feb. 2017) [open access]

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