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UNICEF/UNI177413/Yurtsever
Evidence Reviews

A Devastating Toll: the Impact of Three Years of War on the Health of Syria’s Children

Syria’s shattered health system is forcing health workers to engage in brutal medical practices and a series of epidemics have left millions of children exposed to a plethora of deadly...
Save the Children
2014
UNICEF/UNI196240/Georgiev
Evidence Reviews

Measuring the Quality and Performance of Healthcare Providers in Conflict Settings

The purpose of the review was to provide a summary of possible indicators which might be used to measure the performance and quality of healthcare in conflict-affected settings. There is...
HEART
2016
UNICEF/UNI164951/Terdjman
Background Reports

Health through People’s Empowerment: A Rights-Based Approach to Participation

Analysis of the academic discourse on participation, empowerment, and the right to health since the 1978 Alma-Ata International Conference on Primary Health Care and the subsequent Alma-Ata Declaration shows that...
Health and Human Rights Journal
2013
UNICEF/UNI135622/Brooks
Briefings

Sand and Dust Storms Fact Sheet

Sand and dust storms are a global environmental problem that affects the health and livelihoods of millions of people across the world. These storms, which have increased in frequency, intensity...
UNEA
2016
UNICEF/UNI179609/Logan
Foresight Papers

Water-Borne Cholera Outbreak in East Africa and the Middle East

Doctors are concerned that an outbreak of cholera, which began in 2015 and spread throughout east Africa and the Middle East, threatens to worsen with the upcoming rainy season.
Future Directions International
2016
UNICEF/UNI156473/Noorani
Evidence Reviews

Women and Girls Safe Spaces – A Guidance Note Based on Lessons Learned from the Syrian Crisis

The creation of women and girls safe spaces (WGSS) has emerged as a key strategy for the protection and empowerment of women and girls affected by the Syrian crisis. This...
UNFPA
2015
DS-RY047 | World Bank
Background Reports

“It feels like I’m the dirtiest person in the world.”: Exploring the Experiences of Healthcare Providers who Survived MERS-CoV in Saudi Arabia

In summer 2015, a Saudi 1000-bed tertiary care hospital experienced a serious outbreak among patients of Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome (MERS); during which, some healthcare providers contracted the virus, but...
Journal of Infection and Public Health
2018
UNICEF/UNI166988/Jallanzo
Background Reports

Epidemics and the Politics of Knowledge: Contested Narratives and Pathways in H1N1 Response

This article explores the politics of knowledge involved in understanding and responding to epidemics in an era of global health governance and biosecurity. It develops and applies an approach focused...
Cross-Cultural Studies in Health and Illness
2013
UNICEF/UNI167963/Dunlop
Background Reports

The One Health Approach to Identify Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices that affect Community Involvement in the Control of Rift Valley Fever Outbreaks

Rift Valley Fever (RVF) is a viral mosquito-borne disease with the potential for global expansion, causes hemorrhagic fever, and has a high case fatality rate in young animals and in...
PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases
2017
UNICEF/Albam
Evidence Reviews

Background Paper: COVID-19 in the Context of Forced Displacement: Perspectives from the Middle East and East Africa arfrsw

This background paper presents considerations on how the COVID-19 pandemic is accentuating existing vulnerabilities of populations forcibly displaced by war (refugees, asylum-seekers, internally-displaced and stateless persons), in settings across East...
SSHAP
2020
UNICEF/Souleiman
Briefings

Operational Considerations: COVID-19 and Forced Displacement in the Middle East and East Africa arfrsw

Across the Middle East and East Africa, COVID-19 is compounding vulnerabilities already experienced by populations forcibly displaced by war (refugees, asylum-seekers, internally-displaced and stateless persons). In addition to the devastating...
SSHAP
2020
Infographics

COVID-19: Supporting Forcibly Displaced People in the Middle East and East Africa

Key messages from our briefing: COVID-19 and Forced Displacement in the Middle East and East Africa Click the images to expand and scroll through, or download the PDF in full...
SSHAP
2020
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