BUILDING RESILIENT HEALTH SYSTEMS IN CONFLICT

Publication date:
12/2016
Author:
Primus Che Chi,Postdoctoral Researcher and Rachel Irwin, Research Coordinator, Karolinska Institute, Sweden
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In conflict affected states, nutritional programmes, vaccination campaigns, and water and sanitation projects are essential. Additionally, there is a changing burden of disease in conflict settings along with an increasing recognition of the burden of non-communicable diseases. These require a long-term health systems response, rather than a shortterm emergency one.