Prioritising the protection of health care during armed conflict

Presentations and Publications

Protecting the right to health of internally displaced mothers and children: the imperative of inter-cluster coordination for translating best practices into effective participatory action 

Collective trauma in the Vanni- a qualitative inquiry into the mental health of the internally displaced due to the civil war in Sri Lanka

Violence against healthcare must end: its a matter of life and death. PLoS Medicine

Healthcare in danger:making the case  ICRC publication

Enforcement of healthcare during armed conflict: presentation at ICHG conference by Prof. Southall

John Hopkins Opportunities for WHO to Advance Protection of Health Functions in Armed Conflict

Proposal to extend monitoring and reporting mechanisms on children and armed conflict to include attacks on hospitals

First do no harm The impact of recent armed conflict on maternal and child health in Sub-Saharan Africa

Empty arms the effect of the arms trade on mothers and children

Intrahealth International World Health Assembly Briefing on the protection of patients and health workers in conflict

John Humphrys The Sunday Times The arms trade

PLos Medicine Blog A new resolution on health protection during armed conflict

PLoS Medicine Blog on Sri Lanka and hospital targeting

PLoS Medicine Blog on Aid access to Somalia: there must be no hidden agenda to humanitarianism

Pity the children The New Statesman 1998

21st Century Health Care for Children in Afghanistan? Pediatrics 1998

The effects of war on children Current Paediatrics 1996

Children and War Ambulatory Child Health 1997


War and children Arch Disease Childhood 1998                 

Protecting children from armed conflict  BMJ 1998

Medical evacuation from Mostar Lancet 1996

Strategies to protect children from the effects of war International Child Health 1995

Mental health services for war-affected children: report of a survey in Kosovo  Br. J. Psych.2003

Suicidal feelings run high among mothers in refugee camps Acta Psych Scand 2003

Integrating healthcare for mothers and children in refugee camps and at district level  BMJ 2004

Failures of emergency relief  JRSM 2005

When a hospital is two tents, a table and a chair   The Herald 2005



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