THE LANCET – Series on Women’s and Children’s Health in Conflict Settings

The Lancet, 24 January 2021;397(10273)

“This series aims to improve understanding of and address the special requirements of providing sexual, reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health and nutrition services in conflict settings. The Series draws upon scholarship from the BRANCH Consortium, providing insights into the nature and dynamics of women’s and children’s health and nutrition in diverse conflict contexts globally. The Series papers articulate a way forward to fill immediate evidence and guidance gaps as well as longer term action to ensure the most effective humanitarian health response for conflict-affected women and children.”


  • The political and security dimensions of the humanitarian health response to violent conflict
    by Paul H Wise, Annie Shiel, Nicole Southard, Eran Bendavid, Jennifer Welsh, et al
  • The effects of armed conflict on the health of women and children by Eran Bendavid, Ties Boerma, Nadia Akseer, Ana Langer, Espoir Bwenge Malembaka, et al
  • Delivering health interventions to women, children, and adolescents in conflict settings: what have we learned from ten country case studies?
    by Neha S Singh, Anushka Ataullahjan, Khadidiatou Ndiaye, Jai K Das, Paul H Wise, et al
  • Delivering health and nutrition interventions for women and children in different conflict contexts: a framework for decision making on what, when, and how
    by Michelle F Gaffey, Ronald J Waldman, Karl Blanchet, Ribka Amsalu, Emanuele Capobianco, Lara S Ho, et al


  • Doing better for women and children in armed conflict settings
    by Zulfiqar A Bhutta, Michelle F Gaffey, Paul B Spiegel, Ronald J Waldman, Paul H Wise, et al
  • A commitment to support the world’s most vulnerable women, children, and adolescents
    by Helen Clark
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