Our Leonard Rubenstein led a project that resulted in a report and recommendations responding to the ethical challenges in humanitarian health in situations of extreme violence. Read the full report now

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Dr. Richard Valery Mouzoko Kiboung arrived in Democratic Republic of the Congo just four weeks ago – one of hundreds of disease experts that the World Health Organization has recruited to help curb the ongoing Ebola outbreak there

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Across the U.S., many doctors, nurses and other health care workers have remained silent about what is being called an epidemic of violence against them. The violent outbursts come from patients and patients’ families. And for years, it’s been considered part of the job

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Surging conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is hampering efforts to stamp out the virus

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Controversial study sees potential. The study participants read short accounts of violent behavior: In one, a man smashed a beer bottle over someone’s head; in another, an assailant raped an acquaintance

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Flinching as a gunshot whizzes past your window. Covering your ears when a police car races down your street, sirens blaring. Walking past a drug deal on your block or a beating at your school. For kids living in picket-fence suburbia, these experiences might be rare. But for their peers in urban poverty, they are all too commonplace

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After the Violence

May 2, 2018

Peace efforts in Colombia have ended 50 years of intense conflict. Now, scientists are studying former fighters and victims as they attempt to heal

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A 1996 bill has had a chilling effect on the CDC’s ability to research firearms

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