29 May 2018

Thematic Focus: Health - Pt. 1

New resource:

Humanitarian Health Digest, no. 1 (First Quarter 2018) [full-text]

- "[I]naugural issue of the Humanitarian Health Digest—a quarterly bibliography of published peer-reviewed journal articles on humanitarian health. The Digest is compiled by the Johns Hopkins Center for Humanitarian Health and The Lancet. It includes one or two new commentaries on peer-reviewed articles cited in the Digest." The comments in this issue focus on palliative care and health care for Palestinian refugees.


"The Brotherhood Medical Center: Collaborative Foundation of Maternity and Children’s Healthcare Facility for Displaced Syrians," Frontiers in Public Health, 6:108 (April 2018) [open access]

'Everyone and Everything is a Target': The Impact on Children of Attacks on Health Care and Denial of Humanitarian Access in South Sudan (Watchlist on Children and Armed Conflict, April 2018) [text via ReliefWeb]

Health Care Cuts: Australia’s Reduced Health Care Support for Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Papua New Guinea (Amnesty International, May 2018) [text via ReliefWeb]

Refugees, Healthcare and Crises: Informal Syrian Health Workers in Lebanon (IIED, April 2018) [text]
- See also earlier related briefing paper.

"Use of the Emergency Department by Refugees under the Interim Federal Health Program: A Health Records Review," PLoS ONE 13(5): e0197282 (May 2018) [open access]

Related posts:
- Thematic Focus: Health - Pt. 1 (27 April 2018)
- Thematic Focus: Health - Pt. 2 (27 April 2018)

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