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Health research still lacking in humanitarian crises

An article in the Lancet examining health research in humanitarian crises has found lingering quality issues and knowledge gaps in the field despite long-standing calls to strengthen it.

The article published on 8 June bemoans “notable gaps” in research on, for example, respiratory infections, which have been shown cause many deaths in humanitarian crises

Other issues that the authors found typically crop up in sites of conflict or natural disasters, and which received scant research attention, were neglected tropical diseases, sexual and reproductive health, and water, sanitation and hygiene.

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