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Kenya + 3 more

Measuring sexual violence stigma in humanitarian contexts: assessment of scale psychometric properties and validity with female sexual violence survivors from Somalia and Syria

Sarah M. Murray, Molly E. Lasater, Marie-France Guimond, Ohemaa Poku, Rashelle Musci, Manal Al-Fataftah, Lilian Kasina, Mercy Lwambi, Asma Salaimeh & Kathryn Falb Conflict and Health volume 15, Article number: 96 (2021) Received 29 June 2021 Accepted 09 December 2021 Published 24 December…

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BioMed Central
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25 Dec 2021
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Measuring self-reliance among refugee and internally displaced households: the development of an index in humanitarian settings

Ilana Seff, Kellie Leeson & Lindsay Stark Abstract Background Humanitarian practitioners have recently expanded their focus from the provision of assistance only to working to ensure refugees and internally displaced peoples (IDPs) can develop sustained ‘self-reliance’. However, few tools…

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12 Jul 2021
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“The more children you have, the more praise you get from the community”: exploring the role of sociocultural context and perceptions of care on maternal and newborn health among Somali refugees in UNHCR supported camps in Kenya

Gee et al. Conflict and Health (2019) 13:11 https://doi.org/10.1186/s13031-019-0195-z Abstract Background: Maternal and neonatal survival are key components of population health and may be particularly vulnerable in humanitarian contexts of civil unrest and displacement. Understanding what factors contribute to…

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BioMed Central
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16 Jan 2020
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Low levels of viral suppression among refugees and host nationals accessing antiretroviral therapy in a Kenyan refugee camp

Conflict and Health201711:11 DOI: 10.1186/s13031-017-0111-3© The Author(s). 2017 Received: 26 May 2016Accepted: 6 March 2017Published: 31 May 2017 Abstract Background Refugees and host nationals who accessed antiretroviral therapy (ART) in a remote refugee camp in Kakuma, Kenya (2011–2013) were…

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06 Jun 2017
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Delivery of HIV care during the 2007 post-election crisis in Kenya: a case study analyzing the response of the Academic Model Providing Access to Healthcare (AMPATH) program

Conflict and Health 2013, 7:25 doi:10.1186/1752-1505-7-25 Abstract (provisional) Background Widespread violence followed the 2007 presidential elections in Kenya resulting in the deaths of a reported 1,133 people and the displacement of approximately 660,000 others. At the time of the crisis…

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02 Dec 2013
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High levels of mortality, malnutrition, and measles, among recently-displaced Somali refugees in Dagahaley camp, Dadaab refugee camp complex, Kenya, 2011

Polonsky et al. Conflict and Health 2013, 7:1 http://www.conflictandhealth.com/content/7/1/1 Jonathan A Polonsky, Axelle Ronsse1, Iza Ciglenecki, Monica Rull and Klaudia Porten Abstract Background: Following a rapid influx of over 200,000 displaced Somalis into the Dadaab refugee camp complex in Kenya,…

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10 Apr 2013
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Towards achieving Abuja targets: identifying and addressing barriers to access and use of insecticides treated nets among the poorest populations in Kenya

Background Ensuring that the poor and vulnerable population benefit from malaria control interventions remains a challenge for malaria endemic countries. Until recently, ownership and use of insecticides treated nets (ITNs) in most countries was low and inequitable, although coverage has increased…

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BioMed Central
Posted:
21 Mar 2011
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