The number of countries with a national development plan has more than doubled, from about 62 in 2006 to 134 in 2018.
This chapter supports SDGs 3 and 16 by exploring how medical and pharmaceutical responses are crucial for saving precious lives during any humanitarian crisis.
Healthy psychological and brain development is not a privilege, but a fundamental right that requires special protections and opportunities for building cognitive, emotional, and social skills necessa
Elsevier, Advances in Radiation Oncology, Volume 4, April - June 2019
The proportion of female trainees in radiation oncology has generally declined despite increasing numbers of female medical students; as a result, radiation oncology is among the bottom 5 specialties

Hunter's Tropical Medicine and Emerging Infectious Disease (Ninth Edition), 2013, Pages 148-156

This chapter supports SDGs 3 and 16 by exploring complex emergencies and how displaced populations are at increased risk of increased morbidity and mortality.Disasters, either natural or man-made, disrupt the baseline functioning of a community, including food, water, sanitation and health. The resiliency of a community to recover from a disaster depends on existing economic and social structures. Poverty and inadequate economic and social systems are prevalent in tropical regions, making them extremely vulnerable to disasters.

The Lancet, Volume 393, 9 - 15 February 2019

Feminism is a social movement that promotes gender equality and social justice for all individuals, regardless of gender identification.

Global Mental Health and Psychotherapy

Adapting Psychotherapy for Low- and Middle-Income Countries, Global Mental Health in Practice, 2019, Pages 341-362

This chapter supports SDGs 3 and 16 by exploring the field of refugee mental health and focusing on interventions for vulnerable subpopulations such as women, child soldiers, and torture survivors.
Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) in Kenya is highly complex requiring a multi-sectoral approach for comprehensive management.
Sexual and gender based violence (SGBV) is notoriously difficult to investigate and prosecute.

Reference Module in Food Science, Encyclopedia of Food Security and Sustainability, Volume 1, 2019, Pages 128-134

This chapter supports SDGs 2, 3 and 16 by providing an overview of food operations in wars and conflicts, which are likely to continue as the primary cause of humanitarian need worldwide.