Please find below a range of publications and articles from our faculty.

Keita, M., Cherif, I.S., Polonsky, J.A. et al. Factors Associated with Reliable Contact Tracing During the 2021 Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak in Guinea. J Epidemiol Glob Health (2024).


Gorin V. 2023. « Visual archives and visual methods ». In International Organizations and Research Methods. An Introduction.

Bradbury NV, Hart WS, Lovell-Read FA, Polonsky JA, Thompson RN. Exact calculation of end-of-outbreak probabilities using contact tracing data. J R Soc Interface. 2023 Dec;20(209):20230374. doi: 10.1098/rsif.2023.0374. Epub 2023 Dec 13. PMID: 38086402; PMCID: PMC10715912.

Blanchet, K., Rubinstein, L., Taithe, B. et al. “Have attacks on healthcare become the new normal? a public health call to action for armed conflicts before it is too late“. Confl Health 17, 56 (2023).

Ismail SA, Tomoaia-Cotisel A, Noubani A, Borghi J.,Blanchet K. “Resilience in childhood vaccination: analysing delivery system responses to shocks in Lebanon“. BMJ Global Health 2023;8:e012399.

Abudayya, A., K. Abu Ghali, S. Hargreaves, K. Blanchet, E. Bjertness, A. S. Bhopal, C. Agyemang, G. Holmboe-Ottersen, R. S. Bhopal, A. Krasnik, S. Dias, L. Lien, A. Kapilashrami and B. N. Kumar “An urgent call to save and protect lives of vulnerable populations in the Gaza Strip.” The Lancet Regional Health – Europe, 21 October 2023.

Ning Wang, Nico Mutzner, Karl Blanchet, Societal acceptance of urban drones: A scoping literature review, Technology in Society, Volume 75, 2023, 102377.

Saeedzai SA, Blanchet K, Alwan A, et al.. Lessons from the development process of the Afghanistan integrated package of essential health services.
BMJ Global Health 2023;8:e012508.

Dafallah, A., Elmahi, O.K.O., Ibrahim, M.E. Blanchet, K.. Destruction, disruption and disaster: Sudan’s health system amidst armed conflictConflict and Health 17, 43 (2023).542-9.

Witter, S., S. Thomas, S. M. Topp, E. Barasa, M. Chopra, D. Cobos, K. Blanchet, G. Teddy, R. Atun and A. Ager (2023). “Health system resilience: a critical review and reconceptualisation.” The Lancet Global Health 11(9): e1454-e1458.

Zhang, W., Eike, D., Pasquero, L., Mahieu, A., Staderini, N., Blanchet, K., Hossein, M. (2023) Mandatory reporting of sexual and gender-based violence in humanitarian settings: A qualitative analysis of international guidelines for humanitarian practitioners and scoping review of existing evidence, Global Journal of Medicine and Public Health (GJMEDPH), Special issue 2023.

Hofmann, S. C., Andreska, A., Burai, E., & Uribe, J. (2023). Porous organizational boundaries and associated states: introducing memberness in international organizations. European Journal of International Relations, 0(0).

Keita M, Polonsky JA, Ahuka-Mundeke S, et al. A community-based contact isolation strategy to reduce the spread of Ebola virus disease: an analysis of the 2018–2020 outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. BMJ Global Health 2023;8:e011907.

Neha S Singh, Jocelyn DeJong, Kimberley Popple, Chi-Chi Undie, Rozane El Masri, Ritah Bakesiima, Mariana Calderon-Jaramillo, Ellen Peprah, Saha Naseri, Nadine Cornier, Karl Blanchet. Adolescent wellbeing in humanitarian and fragile settings: moving beyond rhetoric. The BMJ 2023;380:e068280

Essar, M. Y., N. Raufi, M. G. Head, A. Nemat, A. Bahez, K. Blanchet and J. Shah “Afghan women are essential to humanitarian NGO work. The Lancet Global Health

Keita M, Talisuna A, Chamla D, Burmen B, Cherif MS, Polonsky JA, et al. Investing in preparedness for rapid detection and control of epidemics: analysis of health system reforms and their effect on 2021 Ebola virus disease epidemic response in Guinea. BMJ Global Health. 2023;8:e010984.

Baltussen R, Mwalim O, Blanchet K, et al  ‘Decision-making processes for essential packages of health services: experience from six countries‘,  BMJ Global Health 2023;8:e010704. 

K Blanchet, F Shafique (2023) ‘The Afghan population needs a national health system to survive and continued support from international donors‘, The Lancet Regional Health–Europe 25

A Warsame, A Ore, A Azad, F Hassan, K Blanchet, J Palmer, F Checchi (2023) ‘Auditing the quality of epidemic decision-making in Somalia: a pilot evaluation‘, BMJ open 13 (1), e065122

Gorin V. 2022. « Humanitarian communication ». In The Routledge Handbook of Nonprofit Communication.

Saulnier, D., Duchenko, A., Ottilie-Kovelman, S., Tediosi, F., Blanchet, K. (2022). ‘Re-Evaluating our Knowledge of Health System Resilience During COVID-19: Lessons From the First Two Years of the Pandemic, International Journal of Health Policy and Management

Rosemary James, Karl Blanchet, Bernadette Nirmal Kumar. Lancet Migration European Regional Hub: Working together towards inclusive, evidence-based outcomes for promoting and protecting the health of migrants in the European Region. The Lancet Regional Health, December 2022.

Blanchet Karl. Time to reconcile migration and health in Europe. The Lancet Regional Health Europe, October 2022.

Alarcos Cieza, Aku Kwamie, Qhayiya Magaqa, Nino Paichadze, Carla Sabariego, Karl Blanchet, Nukhba Zia, Abdulgafoor M. Bachani, Abdul Ghaffar & Bente Mikkelsen. Framing rehabilitation through health policy and systems research: priorities for strengthening rehabilitation. BMC Health Research Policy and Systems, September 2022.

Lena Forsgren, Fabrizio Tediosi, Karl Blanchet & Dell D Saulnier. Health systems resilience in practice: a scoping review to identify strategies for building resilience. BMC Health Services Research, September 2022.

Sharif A. Ismail, Sadie Bell, Zaid Chalabi, Fouad M. Fouad, Reinhard Mechler, Andrada Tomoaia-Cotisel, Karl Blanchet, Josephine Borghi. Conceptualising and assessing health system resilience to shocks: a cross-disciplinary view. Wellcome Open Research, May 2022.

Isabelle L. Lange Ferozuddin Feroz Ahmad Jan Naeem Sayed Ataullah Saeedzai, Fatima Arifi, Neha Singh, Karl Blanchet. The development of Afghanistan’s Integrated Package of Essential Health Services: Evidence, expertise and ethics in a priority-setting process. Social Science & Medicine, May 2022.

Bernadette N.Kumar, Rosemary James, SallyHargreaves, Kayvan Bozorgmehr, Davide Mosca, Seyed-Moeen Hosseinalipour, Khawla Nasser AlDeen Chrysanthi Tatsi, Reem Mussa, Apostolos Veizis, Daniela Kállayová, Karl Blanchet, Rita Sá Machado, Miriam Orcutt, Santino Severoni.Meeting the health needs of displaced people fleeing Ukraine: Drawing on existing technical guidance and evidence. The Lancet, 7 May 2022.

Alena Kamenshchikova, Ioana Margineau, Shazia Munir, Felicity Knights, Jessica Carter, Ana Requena-Mendez, Karl Blanchet et al. Health-care provision for displaced populations arriving from Ukraine, The Lancet Infectious Diseases, 8 April 2022.

Éimhín Ansbro, Rita Issa, Ruth Willis, Karl Blanchet, Pablo Perel, Bayard Roberts, Chronic NCD care in crises: A qualitative study of global experts’ perspectives on models of care for hypertension and diabetes in humanitarian settings, Journal of Migration and Health, Volume 5, 2022, 100094

A Warsame, M Fuje, F Checchi, K Blanchet, J Palmer, Evaluating COVID-19 decision-making in a humanitarian setting: The case study of Somalia. PLOS Global Public Health, 2022

White S, Heath T, Khalid Ibrahim W, Ihsan D, Blanchet K, Curtis V, et al. How is hygiene behaviour affected by conflict and displacement? A qualitative case study in Northern Iraq. PLoS ONE, March 2022

Pelter, Zoë, Teixeira, Camila & Moret, Erica (2022) Sanctions and their Impact on Children, UNICEF, February 2022

Moret, Erica (2022) “Life and Death: NGO access to financial services in Afghanistan“, Norwegian Refugee Council, January,

Jonathan A. Polonsky, Sangeeta Bhatia, Keith Fraser, Arran Hamlet, Janetta Skarp, Isaac J. Stopard, Stéphane Hugonnet, Laurent Kaiser, Christian Lengeler, Karl Blanchet and Paul Spiegel. Feasibility, acceptability, and effectiveness of non-pharmaceutical interventions against infectious diseases among crisis-affected populations: a scoping review, Infectious Diseases of Poverty, BMC, January 2022.

Kimberley Popple, Ana Florescu, Andrea Wong, Dr Anne Golaz, Dr Neha Singh, Professor Karl Blanchet. Innovation for Sexual and Reproductive Health in Humanitarian Crises, Elrha, January 2022.

Kim Robin van Daalen, Rosemary James, Henry Charles Ashworth, Parnian Khorsand, Jiewon Lim, Ciaran Mooney, Yasmeen Khankan, Mohammad Yasir Essar, Isla Kuhn, Helene Juillard, Karl Blanchet, Impact of conditional and unconditional cash transfers on health outcomes and use of health services in humanitarian settings: a mixed-methods systematic review, BMJ Global Health, January 2022.

Burai E., Negotiating Protection through Responsibility, Negotiating Protection through Responsibility, 2021

Valérie Gorin, When ‘Seeing Was Believing’, Visual Advocacy in the Early Decades of Humanitarian Cinema, Journal of Humanitarian Affairs, November 2021.

Valérie Gorin, Witnessing and Témoignage in MSF’s Advocacy, Journal of Humanitarian Affairs, November 2021.

Alex Odlum, Rosemary James, Audrey Mahieu, Karl Blanchet, Chiara Altare, Neha Singh and Paul Spiegel, Use of COVID‑19 evidence in humanitarian settings: the need for dynamic guidance adapted to changing humanitarian crisis contexts, Conflict and Health, November 2021.

Bernadette N Kumar, Sally Hargreaves, Charles Agyemang, Rosemary A James, Karl Blanchet, Laurence Gruer, Reducing the impact of the coronavirus on disadvantaged migrants and ethnic minoritiesEuropean Journal of Public Health, Volume 31, Issue Supplement_4, November 2021, Pages iv9–iv13.

David James Cantor, Jina Swartz, Roberts Bayard, Aula Abbara, Alastair Ager, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, Karl Blanchet, Derebe Madoro Bunte, JohnBosco Chika Chukwuorji, Nihaya Daoud, Winifred Ekezie, Cecilia Jimenez-Damary, Kiran Jobanputra, Nino Makhashvili, Diana Rayes, Maria Helena Restrepo-Espinosa, Alfonso J. Rodriguez-Morales, Salami Bukola, James Smith, Understanding the health needs of internally displaced persons: a scoping review Journal of Migration and Health, 2021, 100071.

Haar, R.J., Read, R., Fast, L. et al. Violence against healthcare in conflict: a systematic review of the literature and agenda for future research. Conflict Health 15, 37 (2021).

Diane Duclos, Fouad Mohamed Fouad, Karl Blanchet, When Refugees Care for Refugees in Lebanon: Providing Contextually Appropriate Care from the Ground Up. MAT, Medicine Anthropology Theory, September 2021.

Blanchet, K., Mallard, G., Moret, E. et al. Sanctioned countries in the global COVID-19 vaccination campaign: the forgotten 70%. Conflict Health 15, 69 (2021)

Rachel Cassidy, Andrada Tomoaia-Cotisel, Agnes Rwashana Semwanga, Peter Binyaruka, Zaid Chalabi, Karl Blanchet, Neha S. Singh, John Maiba, Josephine Borghi, Understanding the maternal and child health system response to payment for performance in Tanzania using a causal loop diagram approach. Social Science & Medicine, Volume 285, 2021, 114277

Wernli D, Clausin M, Antulov-Fantulin N,… Blanchet, K. et al. Building a multisystemic understanding of societal resilience to the COVID-19 pandemic BMJ Global Health 2021

Rosemary James, Karl Blanchet, Miriam Orcutt, Bernadette Kumar. Migration health research in the European region: Sustainable synergies to bridge the research, policy and practice gap, The Lancet Regional Health – Europe, Volume 5, 2021, 100124, ISSN 2666

Blanchet K, Allen C, Breckon J, Davies P, Duclos D, Jansen J, Mthiyane H, Clarke M. (2018) Using Research Evidence in the Humanitarian Sector: A practice guide. London, UK: Evidence Aid, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and Nesta (Alliance for Useful Evidence).

Haar, R.J., Read, R., Fast, L., Blanchet Ket al Violence against healthcare in conflict: a systematic review of the literature and agenda for future researchConfl Health 15, 37 (2021). 

Sarrassat, S., Lewis, J.J., Some, A.S. Somda, S. Cousens, S, Blanchet, K. An Integrated eDiagnosis Approach (IeDA) versus standard IMCI for assessing and managing childhood illness in Burkina Faso: a stepped-wedge cluster randomised trial. BMC Health Serv Res 21, 354 (2021). 

Loulou Kobeissi, Mahalakshmi Nair, Egmond Samir Evers, Mansuk Daniel Han, Samira Aboubaker, Lale Say, Nigel Rollins, Gary L. Darmstadt, Karl Blanchet, Daniel Martinez Garcia, Olivier Hagon, Per Ashorn & Members of the WHO research prioritization group for SRMNCAH promotion in humanitarian settings, Setting research priorities for sexual, reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health in humanitarian settings, Conflict and Health, 2021.

Michael S Jaung, Ruth Willis, Piyu Sharma, Sigiriya Aebischer Perone, Signe Frederiksen, Claudia Truppa, Bayard Roberts, Pablo Perel, Karl Blanchet, Éimhín Ansbro, Models of care for patients with hypertension and diabetes in humanitarian crises: a systematic reviewHealth Policy and Planning, 2021;, czab007

Neha S Singh, Anushka Ataullahjan, Khadidiatou Ndiaye, Jai K Das, Paul H Wise, Chiara Altare, Zahra Ahmed, Samira Sami, Chaza Akik, Hannah Tappis, Shafiq Mirzazada, Isabel C Garcés-Palacio, Hala Ghattas, Ana Langer, Ronald J Waldman, Paul Spiegel, Zulfiqar A Bhutta, Karl Blanchet, Zulfiqar Bhutta, Robert Black, Karl Blanchet, Ties Boerma, Michelle Gaffey, Ana Langer, Paul Spiegel, Ronald Waldman, Paul Wise., Delivering health interventions to women, children, and adolescents in conflict settings: what have we learned from ten country case studies?, The Lancet, 2021,

Eran Bendavid, Ties Boerma, Nadia Akseer, Ana Langer, Espoir Bwenge Malembaka, Emelda A Okiro, Paul H Wise, Sam Heft-Neal, Robert E Black, Zulfiqar A Bhutta, Zulfiqar Bhutta, Robert Black, Karl Blanchet, Ties Boerma, Michelle Gaffey, Ana Langer, Paul Spiegel, Ronald Waldman, Paul Wise, The effects of armed conflict on women and children, The Lancet, 2021,

Paul H Wise, Annie Shiel, Nicole Southard, Eran Bendavid, Jennifer Welsh, Stephen Stedman, Tanisha Fazal, Vanda Felbab-Brown, David Polatty, Ronald J Waldman, Paul B Spiegel, Karl Blanchet, Rita Dayoub, Aliyu Zakayo, Michele Barry, Daniel Martinez Garcia, Heather Pagano, Robert Black, Michelle F Gaffey, Zulfiqar A Bhutta, The political and security dimensions of the humanitarian health response to violent conflict, The Lancet, 2021

Michelle F Gaffey, Ronald J Waldman, Karl Blanchet, Ribka Amsalu, Emanuele Capobianco, Lara S Ho, Tanya Khara, Daniel Martinez Garcia, Samira Aboubaker, Per Ashorn, Paul B Spiegel, Robert E Black, Zulfiqar A Bhutta, Zulfiqar Bhutta, Robert Black, Karl Blanchet, Ties Boerma, Michelle Gaffey, Ana Langer, Paul Spiegel, Ronald Waldman, Paul Wise, Delivering health and nutrition interventions for women and children in different conflict contexts: a framework for decision making on what, when, and how., The Lancet, 2021.

Blanchet K, Alwan A, Antoine C, et al. Protecting essential health services in low-income and middle-income countries and humanitarian settings while responding to the COVID-19 pandemicBMJ Global Health 2020

Bjertrup P.J., Ben Farhat J., Bouhenia M., Neuman M., Mayaud P., Blanchet K. “Being Stuck’: Refugees’ Experiences of Enforced Waiting in Greece. In: Vindrola-Padros C., Vindrola-Padros B., Lee-Crossett K. (eds) Immobility and Medicine. Palgrave Macmillan, Singapore. 

Salehi AS, Borghi J, Blanchet K, et alThe cost-effectiveness of using performance-based financing to deliver the basic package of health services in Afghanistan. BMJ Global Health, 2020

Authors: Ramalingam, B., Singh, N.S., Mahieu, A. and Blanchet, K. 28., Responding to COVID-19: Guidance for humanitarian agencies, Alnap, April 2020.

Jean-Marc Biquet et al., A Call for the application of Patient Safety Culture in Medical Humanitarian Action., Journal of Patient safety, 12 March 2020.

Karl Blanchet, James Smith, Research Methodologies in Humanitarian Crises Review, Elrha, 2019.

Karl Blanchet, Karin Diaconu, Sophie Witter, Understanding the Resilience of Health Systems, Springer link, 2020.

A Warsame, K Blanchet, F Checchi Towards systematic evaluation of epidemic responses during humanitarian crises: a scoping review of existing public health evaluation frameworks. BMJ Global Health, 2020.