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  1. Content type: Research article

    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...

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

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2016 16:7

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  2. Content type: Research article

    Relatively little research on the issue of child marriage has been conducted in European countries where the overall prevalence of child marriage is relatively low, but relatively high among marginalized ethni...

    Authors: David R. Hotchkiss, Deepali Godha, Anastasia J. Gage and Claudia Cappa

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2016 16:6

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  3. Content type: Research article

    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 ...

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

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2016 16:5

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  4. Content type: Research article

    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...

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

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2016 16:4

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  5. Content type: Research article

    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...

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

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2016 16:3

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  6. Content type: Research article

    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...

    Authors: 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

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2016 16:2

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  7. Content type: Debate

    Early childhood development (ECD) is a critical period that continues to impact human health and productivity throughout the lifetime. Failing to provide policies and programs that support optimal developmenta...

    Authors: Agnes Binagwaho, Kirstin W. Scott and Sardis H. Harward

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2016 16:1

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  8. Content type: Debate

    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....

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

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2015 15:34

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  9. Content type: Research article

    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...

    Authors: Shiferaw Letta, Asrat Demissie, Lemessa Oljira and Yadeta Dessie

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2015 15:33

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

  10. Content type: Research article

    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...

    Authors: Yvonne Zurynski, Premala Sureshkumar, Amy Phu and Elizabeth Elliott

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2015 15:32

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  11. Content type: Research article

    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 ...

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

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2015 15:31

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  12. Content type: Research article

    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...

    Authors: Marija Bogic, Anthony Njoku and Stefan Priebe

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2015 15:29

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  13. Content type: Debate

    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...

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

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2015 15:30

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  14. Content type: Debate

    Worldwide, thousands of children are acting in different roles in armed groups. Whereas human rights activism and humanitarian imperatives tend to emphasize the image of child soldiers as incapable victims of ...

    Authors: Ilse Derluyn, Wouter Vandenhole, Stephan Parmentier and Cindy Mels

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2015 15:28

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Previous studies suggest that countries with a higher child mortality rate are more susceptible to armed conflict onset as well as recurrence. Studies do not explain conditions under which child mortality decl...

    Authors: Madhav Joshi

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2015 15:27

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Human rights approaches now dominate the HIV prevention landscape across sub-Saharan Africa, yet little is known about how they are viewed by the populations they are designed to serve. Health interventions ar...

    Authors: Choolwe Muzyamba, Elena Broaddus and Catherine Campbell

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2015 15:26

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  17. Content type: Study protocol

    Rehabilitation care is fundamental to health and human dignity and a human right enshrined in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. The provision of rehabilitation is import...

    Authors: Dimitrios Skempes and Jerome Bickenbach

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2015 15:25

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  18. Content type: Correspondence

    As globalisation has opened remote parts of the world to foreign investment, global leaders at the United Nations and beyond have called on multinational companies to foresee and mitigate negative impacts on t...

    Authors: Kendyl Salcito, Jürg Utzinger, Gary R. Krieger, Mark Wielga, Burton H. Singer, Mirko S. Winkler and Mitchell G. Weiss

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2015 15:24

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  19. Content type: Research article

    Child marriage (<18 years) is prevalent in Pakistan which is associated with negative health outcomes including intimate partner violence (IPV). Our aim is to describe the types and circumstances of IPV agains...

    Authors: Muazzam Nasrullah, Rubeena Zakar, Muhammad Zakria Zakar, Safdar Abbas and Rabia Safdar

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2015 15:23

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  20. Content type: Research article

    The Millennium Development Goals expire at the end of 2015 and global negotiations are underway to finalise the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals. Much activism has occurred encouraging a post-2015 healt...

    Authors: Claire E. Brolan, Peter S. Hill and Gorik Ooms

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2015 15:22

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  21. Content type: Research article

    Childhood sexual abuse is a major social problem in Africa including Ethiopia. Moreover, little has been explored about the pattern of childhood sexual abuse in the context of high school students in Ethiopia ...

    Authors: Aleme Mekuria, Aderajew Nigussie and Muluemebet Abera

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2015 15:21

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  22. Content type: Research article

    Immigration, both voluntary and forced, is driven by social, political and economic factors. Accordingly, some discussions and debates have emerged in recent years about the impact of migration on the health s...

    Authors: Sara Shishehgar, Leila Gholizadeh, Michelle DiGiacomo and Patricia M. Davidson

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2015 15:20

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  23. Content type: Research article

    Timely mouth-to-mouth ventilation is critical to resuscitate drowning victims. While drowning is frequent, there are no lay persons trained in cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in rural Bangladesh. As part ...

    Authors: Tom Stefan Mecrow, Aminur Rahman, Saidur Rahman Mashreky, Fazlur Rahman, Nahida Nusrat, Justin Scarr and Michael Linnan

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2015 15:19

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  24. Content type: Research article

    A significant proportion of neonatal mortality can be prevented by the provision of the minimum neonatal care package. However, about 3 million neonates die each year globally because of lack of appropriate ca...

    Authors: Gurmesa Tura, Mesganaw Fantahun and Alemayehu worku

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2015 15:18

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  25. Content type: Debate

    There is an emerging global consensus on the importance of universal health coverage (UHC), but no unanimity on the conceptual definition and scope of UHC, whether UHC is achievable or not, how to move towards...

    Authors: Gilbert Abotisem Abiiro and Manuela De Allegri

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2015 15:17

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  26. Content type: Study protocol

    Diversity in Europe has both increased and become more complex posing challenges to both national and local welfare state regimes. Evidence indicates specific barriers for migrant, faith and minority ethnic gr...

    Authors: Jenny Phillimore, Hannah Bradby, Michi Knecht, Beatriz Padilla, Tilman Brand, Sin Yi Cheung, Simon Pemberton and Hajo Zeeb

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2015 15:16

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  27. Content type: Research article

    An assessment of self-efficacy and social capital may have the potential to detect an effect of dynamic, complex and comprehensive collective actions in community-based health promotion. In 2003, a healthy vil...

    Authors: Motoyuki Yuasa, Yoshihisa Shirayama, Keiichi Osato, Cesar Miranda, Julia Condore and Roxana Siles

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2015 15:15

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  28. Content type: Research article

    Identity registration is not only a matter of human rights but it also serves as an important instrument for planning about health, education and overall development. This paper examines the chances of a child...

    Authors: Joshua Amo-Adjei and Samuel Kobina Annim

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2015 15:14

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  29. Content type: Debate

    In recent years, border control and migration-related detention have become increasingly widespread practices affecting the lives of undocumented migrants, their families, and communities at large. In spite of...

    Authors: Francesca Esposito, José Ornelas and Caterina Arcidiacono

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2015 15:13

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  30. Content type: Research article

    In this article we describe a phenomenological lifeworld study based on the theory of communicative action of 13 women with noncommunicable disease (NCDs) in a rural area in South Africa. The purpose of the st...

    Authors: Daniel Lopes Ibanez-Gonzalez and Stephen M. Tollman

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2015 15:12

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  31. Content type: Research article

    Health is intertwined with human rights as is clearly reflected in the right to life. Promotion of health practices in the context of human rights can be accomplished if there is a better understanding of the ...

    Authors: Ronald Wesonga, Abraham Owino, Agnes Ssekiboobo, Leonard Atuhaire and Peter Jehopio

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2015 15:11

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  32. Content type: Research article

    Muslim women are one sub-population in Ghana among whom the rate of skilled maternal health services accessibility and utilisation is very low. However, there are no studies in Ghana that explore the maternity...

    Authors: John Kuumuori Ganle

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2015 15:10

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  33. Content type: Research article

    Despite the instruments on the right to adequate food adopted by the United Nations, there exists limited information on how this right is perceived. Following a major 2010 landslide disaster in the Bududa dis...

    Authors: Peter M Rukundo, Per O Iversen, Bård A Andreassen, Arne Oshaug, Joyce Kikafunda and Byaruhanga Rukooko

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2015 15:9

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  34. Content type: Research article

    Karen refugees have suffered traumatic experiences that affect their physical and mental health in resettlement. The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends assessing traumatic hist...

    Authors: Tonya L Cook, Patricia J Shannon, Gregory A Vinson, James P Letts and Ehtaw Dwee

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2015 15:8

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  35. Content type: Research article

    Armed conflict potentially poses serious challenges to access and quality of maternal and reproductive health (MRH) services, resulting in increased maternal morbidity and mortality. The effects of armed confl...

    Authors: Primus Che Chi, Patience Bulage, Henrik Urdal and Johanne Sundby

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2015 15:7

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  36. Content type: Correspondence

    The Pan American Health Organization recently developed a practical guide for evaluating missed opportunities for vaccination among children aged <5 years. A missed opportunity occurs when an individual eligib...

    Authors: Martha Velandia-González, Silas Pierson Trumbo, José Luis Díaz-Ortega, Pamela Bravo-Alcántara, M Carolina Danovaro-Holliday, Vance Dietz and Cuauhtémoc Ruiz-Matus

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2015 15:5

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  37. Content type: Research article

    This study aimed to determine the awareness among fifth-grade girls and boys of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), cancer, and human papillomavirus (HPV), and to determine the factors associated with intent...

    Authors: Hae Won Kim

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2015 15:4

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  38. Content type: Research article

    Gender norms have been challenged by unmarried rural women’s migration for employment to urban Sri Lankan Free Trade Zones (FTZ). Men are described as looking for sexual experiences among the women workers, wh...

    Authors: Malin Jordal, Kumudu Wijewardena, Ann Öhman, Birgitta Essén and Pia Olsson

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2015 15:3

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  39. Content type: Research article

    The quality of care includes several aspects which may be influenced by social-economic status.

    Authors: Chiara de Waure, Stefania Bruno, Giuseppe Furia, Luca Di Sciullo, Serena Carovillano, Maria Lucia Specchia, Salvatore Geraci and Walter Ricciardi

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2015 15:2

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  40. Content type: Research article

    In Solomon Islands many people with Tuberculosis (TB) have challenges in accessing services because of socio-cultural, geographic and health service reasons, resulting in delays in TB treatment and low detecti...

    Authors: Peter D Massey, Rowena Asugeni, John Wakageni, Esau Kekeubata, John Maena’aadi, John Laete’esafi, Jackson Waneagea, Vunivesi Asugeni, David MacLaren and Richard Speare

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2015 15:1

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  41. Content type: Research article

    Couples HIV testing and counseling (CHTC) at antenatal care (ANC) settings allows pregnant women to learn the HIV status of themselves and their partners. Couples can make decisions together to prevent HIV tra...

    Authors: Rangsima Lolekha, Nareeluck Kullerk, Mitchell I Wolfe, Kanyarat Klumthanom, Thapanaporn Singhagowin, Sarika Pattanasin, Potjaman Sombat, Thananda Naiwatanakul, Chailai Leartvanangkul and Nipunporn Voramongkol

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2014 14:39

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  42. Content type: Research article

    There are an estimated 35 million unregistered children in Indonesia. To understand ways to best leverage existing health system-related resources and ensure greater protective measures for these vulnerable ch...

    Authors: Michelle Jackson, Putu Duff, Santi Kusumanigrum and Lindsay Stark

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2014 14:306

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  43. Content type: Debate

    The heads of the Global Fund and the GAVI Alliance have recently promoted the idea of an international tiered pricing framework for medicines, despite objections from civil society groups who fear that this wo...

    Authors: Gorik Ooms, Lisa Forman, Owain D Williams and Peter S Hill

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2014 14:37

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  44. Content type: Debate

    Donor engagement in transitional settings, complex emergencies and fragile states is increasing. Neither short-term humanitarian aid nor traditional development financing are well adapted for such environments...

    Authors: Peter Salama, Wei Ha, Joel Negin and Samson Muradzikwa

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2014 14:35

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  45. Content type: Research article

    Men’s participation is crucial to the success of family planning programs and women’s empowerment and associated with better outcomes in reproductive health such as contraceptive acceptance and continuation, a...

    Authors: Mihretie Kassa, Amanuel Alemu Abajobir and Molla Gedefaw

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2014 14:33

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  46. Content type: Research article

    Male involvement (MI) in Prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT) of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) services remains low despite the progress registered in the implementation of the PMTCT program...

    Authors: Alinane Linda Nyondo, Angela Faith Chimwaza and Adamson Sinjani Muula

    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2014 14:30

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