Conflict and Health
Publisher: BioMed Central
Conflict and Health is an open access, peer-reviewed, online journal
encompassing all aspects of the intertwined relationship between health and
Millions of people around the world are caught between the vicious spiral of
violent conflict and poor health. The journal will focus on the intricate
relationship between conflict and health, and how health interventions in
war zones may contribute to peace.
Conflict and Health considers the following types of articles:
* Research: reports of data from original research.
* Reviews: comprehensive, authoritative, descriptions of any subject within
the scope of the journal. These articles are usually written by opinion
leaders that have been invited by the Editorial Board.
* Debate articles: describe a new database or a substantial improvement of
an existing database.
* Case studies: describe a major healthcare intervention, usually from a
public health perspective. Case study articles that include a rigorous
assessment of the processes and impact of the intervention as well as
recommendations for future interventions will be considered favourably.
* Meeting reports: a short description of a conference that the author has
attended. It is usually best for the article to be published as soon after
the meeting as possible, and should focus on the key developments presented
and discussed at the meeting. These articles are usually commissioned but
reports and suggestions may also be submitted for the editors'
* Methodology articles: present a new experimental method, test or
procedure. The method described may either be completely new, or may offer a
better version of an existing method.
* Short reports: brief reports of data from original research.
Manuscripts should be submitted electronically to Conflict and Health using
the online submission system.
Associate Professor Emeritus
Centre for Peace Studies
Centre for International Health and Human Rights Studies
Wake-Forest University Health Sciences
Abstracts available online. Articles available in HTML and PDF format.
Current Issue: Volume 1:3 (1 March 2007)
Date: 8 March 2007