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

Blanchet K, Alwan A, Antoine C, et alProtecting essential health services in low-income and middle-income countries and humanitarian settings while responding to the COVID-19 pandemicBMJ Global Health 2020;5:e003675.

Bjertrup P.J., Ben Farhat J., Bouhenia M., Neuman M., Mayaud P., Blanchet K. (2021) ‘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. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-4976-2_3

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

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

How should humanitarian organisations prepare and respond to COVID-19 in humanitarian settings in low- and middle-income countries?

This Rapid Learning Review, written in partnership with ALNAP and The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) outlines 14 actions, insights and ideas for humanitarian actors to consider in their COVID-19 responses. It summarises and synthesises the best available knowledge and guidance for developing a health response to COVID-19 in low- and middle-income settings as at April 2020.


A Call for the application of Patient Safety Culture in Medical Humanitarian Action

Jean-Marc Biquet et al. – 12 March 2020


Research Methodologies in Humanitarian Crises Review

Karl Blanchet, James Smith


Understanding the Resilience of Health Systems

Karl Blanchet, Karin Diaconu, Sophie Witter


In emergencies, health research must go beyond public engagement towards a true partnership with those affected. Article in Nature. 

Nuffield Council on Bioethics Working Group and co-authors: Sanjoy Bhattacharya, Karl Blanchet, Simon Caney, Emily Ying Yang Chan, Beatriz da Costa Thomé, Philippe Guérin, Julian Hughes, Patricia Kingori, Heidi Larson, Soka Moses, Sharifah Sekalala, Julian Sheather and Paulina Tindana.


A forgotten group during humanitarian crises: a systematic review of sexual and reproductive health interventions for young people including adolescents in …

L Jennings, AS George, T Jacobs, Blanchet… – Conflict and …, 2019 – Springer


A case-control study of musculoskeletal impairment: association with socio-economic status, time use and quality of life in post-conflict Myanmar

…, NS Maung, CT Khaing, H KuperBlanchet – BMC public health, 2019 – Springer


Towards systematic evaluation of epidemic responses during humanitarian crises: a scoping review of existing public health evaluation frameworks

A Warsame, Blanchet, F Checchi – BMJ Global Health, 2020 – gh.bmj.com



Research in global Health Emergencies:  https://www.nuffieldbioethics.org/publications/research-in-global-health-emergencies

The Nuffield Council on Biotechs has launched a new report on Research in Global Health Emergencies. The Director of CERAH, Karl Blanchet was a co-author of the report.

The aim of the report is to identify ways in which research can be undertaken ethically during emergencies, in order to promote the contribution that ethically-conducted research can make to improving current and future emergency preparedness and response.

Press release: https://nuffieldbioethics.org/news