Are war and public health compatible?

  title={Are war and public health compatible?},
  author={M. Toole and S. Galson and W. Brady},
  journal={The Lancet},
  • M. Toole, S. Galson, W. Brady
  • Published 1993
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
  • A public health assessment during March, 1993, in Bosnia-Herzegovina and in the areas of Serbia and Montenegro hosting Bosnian refugees, revealed extensive disruption to basic health services, displacement of more than 1 million Bosnians, severe food shortages in Muslim enclaves in eastern Bosnia, and widespread destruction of public water and sanitation systems. War-related violence remains the most important public health risk; civilians on all sides of the conflict have been intentional… CONTINUE READING


    Publications referenced by this paper.
    The State of the World's Children, 1991.
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