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Intensive Course in Health & Human RightsThe FXB Center for Health and Human Rights, in conjunction with the Department of Executive and Continuing Professional Education, is hosting a four-day intensive course at the Harvard School of Public Health on June 10-13, 2013. The course is designed to equip mid-career professionals with the skills to integrate the concepts of health and human rights into their professional activities. Please visit the ECPE website for further information and to register.
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FXB Publications 2011-2012
Health Rights of Women and Children
AE Yamin and KL Falb, “Counting what we know; Knowing what to count: Sexual and reproductive rights, maternal health, and the Millennium Development Goals,” Nordic Journal of Human Rights (forthcoming 2012).
Meier, BM & Yamin, AE. Right to Health Litigation and HIV/AIDS Policy, Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 2011; 39:81-84.
Yamin, AE and Carmalt, J, “The United States: Article 25 obligations in the context of inequalities and reform.” In J Zuniga & L Gostin eds, Article 25: Achieving the Universal Right to Health. (Oxford University Press; London, forthcoming 2013).
Yamin, AE , “Women’s health and human rights: En-gendering social transformation.” In J Zuniga & L Gostin eds, Article 25: Achieving the Universal Right to Health. (Oxford University Press; London, forthcoming 2013).
Yamin, AE and Norheim, OF, Taking equality seriously: Applying human rights frameworks to priority setting in health. In M Langford ed, Equality and Socio-Economic Rights in International Law and Perspective (Cambridge University Press; London, forthcoming 2012)
Yamin, AE, “Taking stock, looking forward: Sexual and Reproductive Rights and Maternal Health in the MDGs and Beyond.” In M. Langford, A Sumner & AE Yamin eds, Human Rights and the MDGs: Past, Present and Future (Cambridge University Press; London, Forthcoming 2013).
Yamin, AE, “Suffering, Power and Courts: Reflections on Judicialization of the Right to Health.” In AE Yamin & S Gloppen eds, Litigating Health Rights: Can Courts Bring More Justice to Health? Pp.333-372. (Harvard Human Rights Program Series, Harvard University Press; Cambridge, MA, 2011)
Yamin, AE, Parra-Vera O, Gianella, C, “Judicial protection of the Rights to Health in Colombia: An Elusive Promise?” In AE Yamin & S Gloppen eds, Litigating Health Rights: Can Courts Bring More Justice to Health? Pp.103-131(Harvard Human Rights Program Series, Harvard University Press; Cambridge, MA, 2011)
Yamin, AE, “Sexual and Reproductive Rights From Theory to Practice: Maternal Mortality.” In G Backman & J Fitchett eds, The Right to Health: From Theory to Practice. (Student Litteratur; Stockholm, 2011).
Yamin, AE, Parra-Vera, O and Gianella, C., “Judicial Protection of the Right to Health in Colombia: An Elusive Promise?” In AE Yamin and S. Gloppen, eds., Litigating Health Rights: Can Courts Bring More Justice to Health? (Harvard University Press; Cambridge, MA: 2011).
Yamin A.E. and Miranda, J.J., “Building a Rights-Based Health Movement: Lessons from the Peruvian Experience,” in K. De Feyter, ed., The Local Relevance of Human Rights (Cambridge University Press; London: 2011).
Edited Volume: Langford, M., Sumner, A & Yamin, AE, Millennium Development Goals and Human Rights: Past, Present and Future (Cambridge University Press; London; forthcoming 2012).
Reisner SL, Falb KL, Van Wagenen A, Grasso C, Bradford J. (in press). Sexual orientation disparities in substance abuse: the role of childhood abuse and intimate partner violence for male and female patients in care at an urban community health center. Substance Use and Misuse
Gupta J, Falb KL, Kpebo D, Annan J (2012). Abuse from in-laws and associations with attempts to control reproductive decisions among rural women in Cote d’Ivoire: a cross-sectional study. British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 119(9): 1058-66.
Gupta J, Bidwell K, Kpebo D, Falb KL, Annan J. Village savings and loans associations, gender dialogue groups, and gender-based violence against women in rural Cote d’Ivoire: Mid-point findings from a randomized community trial. Report to the World Bank and International Rescue Committee (Washington, DC and New York, New York). June 2012.
Research Program on Children and Global Adversity
McBain R, Norton DJ, Morris J, Taghi MT, Betancourt TS. The Role of Health Systems Factors in Facilitating Access to Psychotropic Medicines: A Cross-Sectional Analysis of the WHO-AIMS in 63 Low- and Middle-Income Countries. PLoS Medicine 2012; 9(1).
Betancourt TS, Williams TP, Kellner SE, Gebre-Medhin J, Hann K, Kayiteshonga Y. Interrelatedness of child health, protection and well-being: An application of the SAFE model in Rwanda. Social Science & Medicine 2012; 74(10):1504-11.
Kimmel AD, Daniels N, Betancourt TS, Wood R, and Prosser LA. Decision maker priorities for providing antiretroviral therapy in HIV-infected South Africans: A qualitative assessment. AIDS Care. 2012; 24(6):778-92.
Williams T, Binagwaho A, Betancourt TS. Transactional sex as a form of child sexual exploitation and abuse in Rwanda: Implications for child security and protection. Child Abuse & Neglect 2012; 36(4):354-361.
Betancourt TS, McBain R, Newnham EA, Brennan RT. Trajectories of internalizing problems in war-affected Sierra Leonean youth: Roles of conflict and post-conflict factors. Child Development. (In press).
Betancourt TS, Yudron M, Wheaton W, Smith-Fawzi MC. Caregiver and Adolescent Mental Health in Ethiopian Kunama Refugees Participating in an Emergency Education Program. Journal of Adolescent Health. 22 March 2012.
Betancourt TS, Newnham EA, Brennan RT, Verdeli H, Borisova I, Neugebauer R, Bass J, Bolton P. Moderators of Treatment Effectiveness for War-Affected Youth with Depression in Northern Uganda. Journal of Adolescent Health. 5 April 2012.
Betancourt TS, Salhi C, Buka S, Leaning J, Dunn G, Earls F. Connectedness, Social Support and Internalizing Emotional and Behavioral Problems in Adolescents Displaced by the Chechen Conflict. Disasters. Available online 23 March 2012.
Betancourt, T. S., Newnham, E. A., Layne, C. M., Kim, S., Steinberg, A., Ellis, H., & Birman, D. (in press). Trauma history and psychopathology in war-affected refugee children referred for trauma-related mental health services in the U.S. Journal of Traumatic Stress.
Browne, A., Appleton, S., Fong, K., Wood, F., Coll, F., de Munck, S., Newnham, E., Schug, S. (in press). A pilot randomized controlled trial of an early multidisciplinary model to prevent disability following traumatic injury. Disability and Rehabilitation.
Newnham, E. A., Doyle, E., Sng, A. Hooke, G. R., Page, A. C. (2012). Improving clinical outcomes in psychiatric care with touch-screen technology. Psychological Services, 9, 221-223.
Byrne, S., Hooke, G. R., Newnham, E. A., Page, A. C. (2012). The effects of outcomes monitoring on subsequent readmission to psychiatric care: A six month follow-up. Journal of Affective Disorders,137, 113-116.
Ellis, B. H., Miller, A. B., Abdi, S., Barrett, C., Blood, E., & Betancourt, T. (2012). Multi-tier mental health program for refugee youth. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology.
Patel, P. P., Russell, J., Allden, K., Betancourt, T. S., Bolton, P., Galappatti, A., . . . Nakku, J. (2012). Transitioning Mental Health & Psychosocial Support: From Short-Term Emergency to Sustainable Post-Disaster Development. Humanitarian Action Summit 2011. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine, FirstView, 1-12.
Tol, W. A., Barbui, C., Galappatti, A., Silove, D., Betancourt, T. S., Souza, R., . . . Van Ommeren, M. (2011). Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Humanitarian Settings: Linking Practice and Research. Lancet, 378, 1581-1591.
Kimmel, A., Daniels, N., Betancourt, T., Wood, R., & Prosser, L. (2012). Decision maker priorities for providing antiretroviral therapy in HIV-infected South Africans: A qualitative assessment. AIDS Care, 24, 778-792.
Betancourt, T., Meyers-Ohki, S. E., Charrow, A., & Hansen, N. (2012). Mental health and resilience in HIV/AIDS-affected children: a review of the literature and recommendations for future research. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry.
Betancourt TS, Meyers-Ohki SE, Stevenson A, Mushashi C. Applying a Mixed-Methods Model to Planning and Evaluating Child Mental Health Interventions in Sub-Saharan Africa. In: Tomlinson M, Hanlon C, Swartz L, Cooper P, Sameroff A, eds. Infant and child development in Africa: Perspectives from the continent. Cape Town: University of Cape Town Press & United Nations University Press. (In press).
Books and Monographs
Betancourt TS, Beardslee WR. The Consequences of Concentrated Adversity on Child and Adolescent Mental Health. In: Maholmes V, King R, eds. The Oxford Handbook of Poverty and Child Development. New York: Oxford University Press; 2012.
Betancourt, T. S., Meyers-Ohki, S. E., Stulac, S., Barrera, A. E., Mushashi, C., & Beardslee, W. R. (2012). Global Mental Health Programs for Children and Families Facing Adversity: Development of a Family Strengthening Intervention in Rwanda. In J. N. Corbin (Ed.), Children and Families Affected by Armed Conflicts in Africa: Implications and Strategies for Helping Professionals in the United States (pp. 113-142). Washington, DC: National Association of Social Workers Press.
Betancourt TS, Tol W. Interventions for Children Affected by Armed Conflict: An Ecological View. In: Muntasser S, Joshi P, Munoz R, eds. Children and war. New York: Springer. (In press).
Tol WA, Jordans MJD, Kohrt BA, Betancourt TS, Komproe IH. Promoting mental health and psychosocial wellbeing in children affected by political violence: current evidence for an ecological resilience approach. In: Fernando C, Ferrari M, eds. Handbook on Resilience in Children of War. New York: Springer. (In press).
Betancourt TS, Zaeh SE, Ettien A, Khan LN. Psychosocial Adjustment and Mental Health Services in Post-conflict Sierra Leone: Experiences of War-affected Youth, Families and Service Providers. In: Parmentier S, Sarkin J, Weitekamp E, eds. A New Series on Transitional Justice (title under revision). Antwerp: Intersentia. (In press).
Betancourt TS. Using Mixed Methods to Plan and Evaluate Mental Health Programs for War-Affected Children in Sub-Saharan Africa. In: Kleinman A, Akyeampong E, eds. African Psychiatry. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press. (In press).
Bateman, L. R., Newnham, E. A., Leaning, J. (2012). Water security in disasters: The role of participatory governance. The WaterLeader, 4, 4-5.
Gender and Adolescent Agency in India
Bhabha, J. and Kelly, O. Stimulating Demand for Girls’ Education: RMSA the Missing Piece (in Progress)Bhabha, J. and Kelly, O. Child Marriage and the Right to Education: Evidence from an Ongoing Study in Rural Gujarat, India-Evidence Submitted to the United Kingdom All-Party Parliamentary Group on Population, Development and Reproductive Health April 2012
Kelly, O. Access to Primary and Secondary School: in Encyclopedia of Global Social Issues C. Bates (ed.) M. E. Sharpe Publications 2012
Kelly, O. and Newnham, E. Charting the difficult path to educational attainment: (The case of) adolescent girls in rural India in Coming of Age: Reframing the Approach to Adolescent, Rights, Bhabha, J. (ed) Penn Press 2012 (in Press)