As water-bearers and care-providers, women and girls carry the burden of fulfilling water needs of their households. Water collection often exposes women to attacks from wild animals, sexual assault and severe health outcomes (Pommells et al., 2018). In 2017, more than 140 million peo
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among displaced populations in the aftermath of mass atrocities Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is one of the most widely reported psychological disorders among refugees, asylum-seekers and internally displaced persons (IDPs). Th
Access to health care encompasses three core dimensions – accessibility, affordability and acceptability (WHO, 2013), all of which describe the fit between patients and the health system (Penchansky & Thomas, 1981) with regards to their potential and actual use of health services to a
Worldwide, rotavirus is the leading cause of acute gastroenteritis, an inflammation of the stomach and the intestines, in children up to five years of age. Within this age group, rotavirus was estimated to cause 120,000 to 215,000 deaths per year globally in 2017 (Clark et al., 2017).