Debarati Guha-Sapir, professor, Francesco Checchi, professor
Science must prevail
Lindsay Stark, Matthew MacFarlane, Beth L Rubenstein, Gary Yu, Celina Jensen, Katharine Williamson
This study explores findings of a population-based approach to measure the prevalence of unaccompanied and separated children (UASC) during the Hurricane Matthew aftermath in Haiti.
Susan Andrea Bartels, Saja Michael, Sophie Roupetz, Stephanie Garbern, Lama Kilzar, Harveen Bergquist, Nour Bakhache, Colleen Davison, Annie Bunting
DOI: 10.1136/bmjgh-2017-000509 Published 7 January 2018
MarniSommer, Penelope APhillips-Howard, ThereseMahon, SashaZients, MeredithJones, Bethany ACaruso
DOI: 10.1136/bmjgh-2017-000405 Published 27 July 2017
Rifat Atun, Angela Y Chang, Osondu Ogbuoji, Sachin Silva, Stephen Resch, Jan Hontelez, Till Bärnighausen
Objectives To estimate the present value of current and future funding needed for HIV treatment and prevention in 9 sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries that account for 70% of HIV burden in Africa under different scenarios of intervention scale-up. To analyse the gaps between current expenditures and funding obligation, and discuss the policy implications of future financing needs.
New evidence shows the ongoing severe impact of war on civilian deaths
Women and children bear a disproportionate share of the burden of bombings in the Syrian conflict, say a team of international experts in The BMJ today.
For Syrian children, explosive weapons such as bombs and missiles, were the most lethal, the findings show.