New Publications on Health and the Middle East

Details of these new publications were originally circulated by Elisa Mason on the incredibly useful: Forced Migration Current Awareness Blog.  Further details can be found on the website at:  http://fm-cab.blogspot.co.uk/

Publications on Health

“Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy and Treatment Outcomes among Conflict-affected and Forcibly Displaced Populations: A Systematic Review,” Conflict and Health 6:9 (Oct. 2012) [open access text]

Assessing Mental Health and Psychosocial Needs and Resources: Toolkit for Humanitarian Settings (WHO & UNHCR, 2012) [text]

Canadian Doctors Speak Out on the Impacts of Cuts to Refugee Healthcare (CCR Blog, Nov. 2012) [text]
– Includes links to two videos.

“Emotional and Behavioural Problems amongst Afghan Unaccompanied Asylum-seeking Children: Results from a Large-scale Cross-sectional Study,” European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, OnlineFirst, 15 November 2012 [free full-text]

“Factors Associated with Latent Tuberculosis among Asylum Seekers in Switzerland: A Cross-sectional Study in Vaud County,” BMC Infectious Diseases 12:285 (Nov. 2012) [open access text]

“Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices of Contraception among Afghan Refugee Women in Pakistan: A Cross-Sectional Study,” PLoS ONE 7(11) (Nov. 2012) [open access text]

“Migrants, Refugees and Displaced people,” Section in State of World Population 2012 (UN Population Fund, Nov. 2012) [text via ReliefWeb]
– Scroll to pp. 62-64.

“Pervasive Refusal Syndrome among Inpatient Asylum-seeking Children and Adolescents: A Follow-up Study,” European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, OnlineFirst, 2 November 2012 [free full-text]

“Remembering Episodes of Sexual Violence: The Impact of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder on Evidence,” Fahamu Refugee Legal Aid Newsletter, no. 30 (Oct. 2012) [full-text]

“Resilience among Asylum Seekers Living with HIV,” BMC Public Health 12:926 (Oct. 2012) [open access text]

“Resilience and Its Association with Depression, Emotional and Behavioural Problems, and Mental Health Service Utilisation among Refugee Adolescents Living in South Australia,” International Journal of Population Research, vol. 2012, article ID 485956 (March 2012) [open access text]

Publications on the Middle East

Denationalizing Bahrainis, Ousting the Opposition (Statelessness Programme Blog, Nov. 2012) [text]

Don’t Forget about the Successes of the UNRWA (The UN Agency for Palestine Refugees) (Huffington Post, Nov. 2012) [text]

Israel and the Criminalization of Asylum Seekers (DIIS Comment, Nov. 2012) [text]

The Palestinians are De Jure Stateless: Centralising Them in the Discourse as a Means to Better Address Statelessness (Statelessness Programme Blog, Nov. 2012) [text]

*Rethinking the Response to Refugees in Jordan: Local Based Assistance, Urban Refugees and Host Communities (USCRI, Nov. 2012) [text]
– See also other related notes from the field.

Syria: Turkey Opens up to International Aid in Camps (IRIN, Nov. 2012) [text]

Syrian Refugees in Lebanon: The Humanitarian Approach under Political Divisions, MPC Research Report 2012/13 (Migration Policy Centre, 2012) [text]
– Note: Watch for an upcoming MPC “edited volume of reports on the Syrian refugee crisis containing studies from Syria, Turkey, Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq and Egypt.” More information is in their newsletter.

Syrian Women & Girls: No Safe Refuge (Refugees International, Nov. 2012) [text]

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