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Armed conflict and child health

Rieder, Michael; Choonara, Imti

Authors

Michael Rieder

Imti Choonara imti.choonara@nottingham.ac.uk



Abstract

Armed conflict has a major impact on child health
throughout the world. One in six children worldwide lives
in an area of armed conflict and civilians are more likely
to die than soldiers as a result of the conflict. In stark
contrast to the effect on children, the international arms
trade results in huge profits for the large corporations
involved in producing arms, weapons and munitions.
Armed conflict is not inevitable but is an important
health issue that should be prevented.

Citation

Rieder, M., & Choonara, I. (2012). Armed conflict and child health. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 97(1), doi:10.1136/adc.2009.178186

Journal Article Type Article
Publication Date Jan 1, 2012
Deposit Date Apr 23, 2014
Publicly Available Date Apr 23, 2014
Journal Archives of Disease in Childhood
Print ISSN 0003-9888
Electronic ISSN 1468-2044
Publisher BMJ Publishing Group
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 97
Issue 1
DOI https://doi.org/10.1136/adc.2009.178186
Public URL http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/2999
Publisher URL http://adc.bmj.com/content/97/1/59.abstract
Copyright Statement Copyright information regarding this work can be found at the following address: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0

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