Conflict and Health is an open access, peer-reviewed, online journal encompassing all aspects of the intertwined relationship between health and conflict.

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.


  • Olivier Degomme, Ghent University
  • Ruwan Ratnayake, International Rescue Committee
  • Bayard Roberts, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine


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Call for Papers- Filling the void: Health systems in fragile and conflict affected state

Conflict and Health, in collaboration with the Thematic Working Group on Health Systems in Fragile and Conflict-Affected States, are pleased to invite you to submit a manuscript to a new thematic series entitled 'Filling the void: Health systems in fragile and conflict affected states'.

The series will be edited by Bayard Roberts, Suzanne Fustukian and Egbert Sondorp.

The deadline for submissions is 15 May 2014. Authors are strongly encouraged to submit a pre-submission inquiry and abstract to before submitting a full paper.

For more information, please read the blog and our instructions for authors.

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ISSN: 1752-1505