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  1. Research article

    Maternity care and Human Rights: what do women think?

    A human rights approach to maternal health is considered as a useful framework in international efforts to reduce maternal mortality. Although fundamental human rights principles are incorporated into legal an...

    Andrea Solnes Miltenburg, Fleur Lambermon, Cees Hamelink and Tarek Meguid

    BMC International Health and Human Rights 2016 16:17

    Published on: 2 July 2016

  2. Research article

    “It’s for us –newcomers, LGBTQ persons, and HIV-positive persons. You feel free to be”: a qualitative study exploring social support group participation among African and Caribbean lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender newcomers and refugees in Toronto, Canada

    Stigma and discrimination harm the wellbeing of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people and contribute to migration from contexts of sexual persecution and criminalization. Yet LGBT newcomers and ...

    Carmen H. Logie, Ashley Lacombe-Duncan, Nakia Lee-Foon, Shannon Ryan and Hope Ramsay

    BMC International Health and Human Rights 2016 16:18

    Published on: 2 July 2016

  3. Research article

    Persistent misconceptions about HIV transmission among males and females in Malawi

    The prevalence of HIV in Malawi is one of the highest in sub-Saharan Africa, and misconceptions about its mode of transmission are considered a major contributor to the continued spread of the virus.

    Yujiro Sano, Roger Antabe, Kilian Nasung Atuoye, Lucia Kafui Hussey, Jason Bayne, Sylvester Zackaria Galaa, Paul Mkandawire and Isaac Luginaah

    BMC International Health and Human Rights 2016 16:16

    Published on: 7 June 2016

  4. Research article

    Documenting a long-term development model in the slums of Delhi

    Achieving development outcomes requires the inclusion of marginalised populations that have the least opportunity to participate in and benefit from development. Slum dwellers often see little of the ‘urban ad...

    Martha Morrow, Greg Armstrong, Prarthna Dayal and Michelle Kermode

    BMC International Health and Human Rights 2016 16:14

    Published on: 28 April 2016

  5. Research article

    Childhood immunizations in China: disparities in health care access in children born to North Korean refugees

    Childhood immunization rates are at an all-time high globally, and national data for China suggests close to universal coverage. Refugees from North Korea and their children may have more limited health care a...

    Hyun Jung Chung, Seung Hyun Han, Hyerang Kim and Julia L. Finkelstein

    BMC International Health and Human Rights 2016 16:13

    Published on: 13 April 2016

  6. Research article

    A household perspective on access to health care in the context of HIV and disability: a qualitative case study from Malawi

    Equitable access to health care is a challenge in many low-income countries. The most vulnerable segments of any population face increased challenges, as their vulnerability amplifies problems of the general p...

    Stine Hellum Braathen, Lifah Sanudi, Leslie Swartz, Thomas Jürgens, Hastings T Banda and Arne Henning Eide

    BMC International Health and Human Rights 2016 16:12

    Published on: 1 April 2016

  7. Debate

    Using international human rights law to improve child health in low-income countries: a framework for healthcare professionals

    The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights states that the right to health is closely related to, and dependent upon, the realization of other human rights, including the right to food, water, educa...

    Bernadette Ann-Marie O’Hare, Delan Devakumar and Stephen Allen

    BMC International Health and Human Rights 2016 16:11

    Published on: 30 March 2016

  8. Research article

    Human rights dimensions of food, health and care in children’s homes in Kampala, Uganda – a qualitative study

    More than 14 % of Ugandan children are orphaned and many live in children’s homes. Ugandan authorities have targeted adolescent girls as a priority group for nutrition interventions as safeguarding nutritional...

    Line Erikstad Vogt, Byaruhanga Rukooko, Per Ole Iversen and Wenche Barth Eide

    BMC International Health and Human Rights 2016 16:10

    Published on: 18 March 2016

  9. Research article

    “The others look at you as if you are a grave”: a qualitative study of subjective experiences of patients with epilepsy regarding their treatment and care in Cape Town, South Africa

    Existing evidence shows that the majority of people with epilepsy in lower and middle income countries are not receiving appropriate treatment and care. Although this problem has been reported as one of the fa...

    Mpoe Johannah Keikelame and Leslie Swartz

    BMC International Health and Human Rights 2016 16:9

    Published on: 17 March 2016

  10. Research article

    Parenthood in transition – Somali-born parents’ experiences of and needs for parenting support programmes

    Pre- and post-migration trauma due to forced migration may impact negatively on parents’ ability to care for their children. Little qualitative work has examined Somali-born refugees’ experiences. The aim of t...

    Fatumo Osman, Marie Klingberg-Allvin, Renée Flacking and Ulla-Karin Schön

    BMC International Health and Human Rights 2016 16:7

    Published on: 16 February 2016

  11. Research article

    Intimate partner violence as seen in post-conflict eastern Uganda: prevalence, risk factors and mental health consequences

    Conflict and post-conflict communities in sub-Saharan Africa have a high under recognised problem of intimate partner violence (IPV). Part of the reason for this has been the limited data on IPV from conflict ...

    Eugene Kinyanda, Helen A Weiss, Margaret Mungherera, Patrick Onyango-Mangen, Emmanuel Ngabirano, Rehema Kajungu, Johnson Kagugube, Wilson Muhwezi, Julius Muron and Vikram Patel

    BMC International Health and Human Rights 2016 16:5

    Published on: 29 January 2016

  12. Research article

    The three waves in implementation of facility-based kangaroo mother care: a multi-country case study from Asia

    Kangaroo mother care has been highlighted as an effective intervention package to address high neonatal mortality pertaining to preterm births and low birth weight. However, KMC uptake and service coverage hav...

    Anne-Marie Bergh, Joseph de Graft-Johnson, Neena Khadka, Alyssa Om’Iniabohs, Rekha Udani, Hadi Pratomo and Socorro De Leon-Mendoza

    BMC International Health and Human Rights 2016 16:4

    Published on: 27 January 2016

  13. Research article

    Legal knowledge, needs, and assistance seeking among HIV positive and negative women in Umlazi, South Africa

    The rights of women and people living with HIV (PLHIV) are protected under South African law, yet there is a gap in the application of these laws. While there are numerous systemic and social barriers to women...

    Lauren M. Hill, Suzanne Maman, David Holness and Dhayendre Moodley

    BMC International Health and Human Rights 2016 16:3

    Published on: 22 January 2016

  14. Research article

    Access to health services by lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender persons: systematic literature review

    The relationship between users and health services is considered essential to strengthen the quality of care. However, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender population suffer from prejudice and discrimin...

    Grayce Alencar Albuquerque, Cintia de Lima Garcia, Glauberto da Silva Quirino, Maria Juscinaide Henrique Alves, Jameson Moreira Belém, Francisco Winter dos Santos Figueiredo, Laércio da Silva Paiva, Vânia Barbosa do Nascimento, Érika da Silva Maciel, Vitor Engrácia Valenti, Luiz Carlos de Abreu and Fernando Adami

    BMC International Health and Human Rights 2016 16:2

    Published on: 14 January 2016

  15. Debate

    Sponsorship in non-commercial clinical trials: definitions, challenges and the role of Good Clinical Practices guidelines

    Non-commercial clinical research plays an increasingly essential role for global health. Multiple partners join in international consortia that operate under the limited timeframe of a specific funding period....

    Raffaella Ravinetto, Katelijne De Nys, Marleen Boelaert, Ermias Diro, Graeme Meintjes, Yeka Adoke, Harry Tagbor and Minne Casteels

    BMC International Health and Human Rights 2015 15:34

    Published on: 30 December 2015

  16. Research article

    Factors associated with adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) among adult people living with HIV and attending their clinical care, Eastern Ethiopia

    To attain a successful treatment outcome, Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) treatment for people living with HIV requires more than 95 % adherence level. The adherence level varies depending on different population...

    Shiferaw Letta, Asrat Demissie, Lemessa Oljira and Yadeta Dessie

    BMC International Health and Human Rights 2015 15:33

    Published on: 28 December 2015

    The Erratum to this article has been published in BMC International Health and Human Rights 2016 16:8

  17. Research article

    Female genital mutilation and cutting: a systematic literature review of health professionals’ knowledge, attitudes and clinical practice

    The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that 100–140 million girls and women have undergone female genital mutilation or cutting (FGM/C). FGM/C is an ancient cultural practice prevalent in 26 countries i...

    Yvonne Zurynski, Premala Sureshkumar, Amy Phu and Elizabeth Elliott

    BMC International Health and Human Rights 2015 15:32

    Published on: 10 December 2015

  18. Research article

    Cross sectional study on attitudes of Serbian mothers with preschool children: should a HIV-positive female teacher be allowed to continue teaching in school?

    HIV/AIDS continues to be a serious challenge to public health and human rights in the new millennium. The objective of this survey was to identify the correlation between socio-demographic characteristics and ...

    Zorica Terzic-Supic, Milena Santric-Milicevic, Momcilo Mirkovic, Svetlana Karic and Ivan Soldatovic

    BMC International Health and Human Rights 2015 15:31

    Published on: 17 November 2015

  19. Debate

    From conceptual pluralism to practical agreement on policy: global responsibility for global health

    As the human cost of the global economic crisis becomes apparent the ongoing discussions surrounding the post-2015 global development framework continue at a frenzied pace. Given the scale and scope of increas...

    Jennifer Prah Ruger, Rachel Hammonds, Gorik Ooms, Donna Barry, Audrey Chapman and Wim Van Damme

    BMC International Health and Human Rights 2015 15:30

    Published on: 28 October 2015

  20. Research article

    Long-term mental health of war-refugees: a systematic literature review

    There are several million war-refugees worldwide, majority of whom stay in the recipient countries for years. However, little is known about their long-term mental health. This review aimed to assess prevalenc...

    Marija Bogic, Anthony Njoku and Stefan Priebe

    BMC International Health and Human Rights 2015 15:29

    Published on: 28 October 2015

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