07 November 2017

Thematic Focus: Health


"Examining the Need & Potential for Biomedical Engineering to Strengthen Health Care Delivery for Displaced Populations & Victims of Conflict," Conflict and Health, 11:20 (Nov. 2017) [open access]

"Feasibility and Acceptability of a Universal Screening and Referral Protocol for Gender-based violence with Women Seeking Care in Health Clinics in Dadaab Refugee Camps in Kenya," Global Mental Health, e21 (Oct. 2017) [open access]

"Guidelines and mHealth to Improve Quality of Hypertension and Type 2 Diabetes Care for Vulnerable Populations in Lebanon: Longitudinal Cohort Study," JMIR mHealth and uHealth, vol. 5, no. 10 (Oct. 2017) [open access]

"Housing and Health of Kiribati Migrants Living in New Zealand," International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol. 14, no. 10 (Oct. 2017) [open access]

"Infectious Disease Screening in Asylum Seekers: Range, Coverage and Economic Evaluation in Germany, 2015," Eurosurveillance, vol. 22, no. 40 (Oct. 2017) [open access]

"Medical Conditions and Treatment in a Transit Camp in Serbia for Syrian, Afghani, and Iraqi Migrants," Journal of International Humanitarian Action, 2:11 (Oct. 2017) [open access]

"Migrants and Refugees in Europe: Challenges, Experiences and Contributions," Visceral Medicine, vol. 33, no. 4 (Aug. 2017) [free full-text]

"Refugees, Migrants, and Displaced Populations: The United Nations New York Declaration and the WHO International Health Regulations," International Health, Advance Articles, 5 Oct. 2017 [free full-text]

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MSF Medical Guidelines [access]
- "These guidelines are the fruit of a collective effort by a group of experienced practitioners and known experts in their specialty. The texts are intended for non-specialized medical staff and take into account possible basic technical environments, in terms of diagnostic equipment, as well as restricted therapeutic means."

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