Mass population displacement. A global public health challenge.

  title={Mass population displacement. A global public health challenge.},
  author={Michael J. Toole},
  journal={Infectious disease clinics of North America},
  volume={9 2},
Since the end of the Cold War, there has been a dramatic increase in civil conflicts resulting in approximately 50 million refugees and internally displaced civilians. The public health impact of these situations has been immense, comprising high rates of communicable diseases, elevated prevalence of acute malnutrition, and high excess mortality rates. The prevention of these adverse public health effects includes early warning and intervention; prompt supply of adequate food, water, and… CONTINUE READING

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