Linking Peacebuilding and Health in post-conflict settings
Lisa J. Laplante
FriEnt | 2011
Essay Series - Part III
The third part of the essay series takes a deeper look at the linkages between Health and Peacebuilding. It is now a well-accepted presumption that war causes grave harm to the health of individuals caught in the maelstrom of violence. Thus, public health policy should be a central concern of all post-conflict recovery activities. Lisa Laplante explains, why a new approach to health care for the extraordinary demands of conflict recovery is needed.