Security, insecurity and health.

  title={Security, insecurity and health.},
  author={Robin M Coupland},
  journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization},
  volume={85 3},
An examination of the nexus of security, insecurity and health shows that security is a prerequisite for health. The many and varied ways that armed violence--including threats of armed violence--can affect people's health can be documented by formal studies; however, valuable data also exist in other reports, such as media reports. The health community needs to recognize that people's insecurity is a massive global health issue. The foreign policies of donor governments should incorporate… CONTINUE READING

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