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Amid The Trauma Of War, Chronic Diseases Should Not Be Forgotten

Amid the Trauma of War, Chronic Diseases Should Not Be Forgotten

The conflicts of 2019 are likely to see more people dying, not from bullets or starvation, but from chronic conditions such as cancer, asthma or heart disease. From starving children in Yemen to bombed-out hospitals in Syria, today’s media offers many images depicting the impacts of conflict on health. Where conflicts occur, international and local aid workers rush to treat the wounded and assist with essential food supplies and vaccinations.

Source: Chatham House | The Royal House of International Affairs

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