School violence, depression symptoms, and school climate: a cross-sectional study of Congolese and Burundian refugee children - Fabbri C, Powell-Jackson T, Leurent B, Rodrigues K, Shayo E, Barongo V, Devries KM.
Forcibly displaced children are at increased risk of violence and mental health disorders. In refugee contexts, schools are generally perceived as protective environments where children can build a sense of belonging and recover from trauma. Evidence shows... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

East Africa: Why Sexual and Reproductive Law for East African Countries Is Being Resisted
[The Conversation Africa] Six of the countries of the East African Community - Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Uganda and Tanzania - recently concluded public hearings on a new sexual and reproductive health bill. Proponents of the Bill argue that it will improve access sexual and reproductive health which, in turn, will improve other public health and development indicators such as maternal mortality and HIV infection rates. But the Bill has faced fierce opposition since it was first tabled in 2017. The Conversation Africa's (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - July 20, 2022 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

In Burundi, the Drum Is a Revered Symbol of Unity. But Only Men Can Play
Burundian drumming is a global phenomenon, featured in blockbuster movies and best-selling albums. But at home, authorities have restricted it to official functions — and banned women from performing. #burundi #blockbustermovies (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 6, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Free at Last: Trafficked Woman ’ s Story a Warning to Other Vulnerable Job Seekers
Desperate for work Kamikazi put her faith in ‘agents’ to find her a job. Instead, she found herself working without pay as a domestic worker in Kuwait. Photo: Aimable Twahirwa/IPSBy Aimable TwahirwaKIGALI, Rwanda, Jan 5 2022 (IPS) When Kamikazi * from Gisagara, a district in Southern Rwanda, was forced to quit her job due to COVID-19 last year, she desperately sought other employment. A former co-worker in the food processing firm where Kamikazi once worked introduced her to “agents”. They assured her she would find decent employment in the Middle East, but little did she know her co-worker had delivered her into t...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 5, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Aimable Twahirwa Tags: Africa COVID-19 Featured Headlines Human Rights Human Trafficking Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations #HumanRights #HumanTrafficking IPS UN Bureau Rwanda Source Type: news

Soldiering as an obstacle to manhood? Masculinities and ex-combatants in Burundi - Fri ðriksdóttir GS.
The image of the warrior as the ultimate symbol of manhood is familiar across cultures and countries. There is a large quantity of research that demonstrates the connection between militarism and masculinity, and militarized masculinities have been argued ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Intergenerational maltreatment in parent-child dyads from Burundi, Africa: associations among parental depression and connectedness, posttraumatic stress symptoms, and aggression in children - Charak R, De Jong JTVM, Berckmoes LH, Ndayisaba H, Reis R.
Studies investigating the associations between histories of childhood maltreatment (CM) in parent-child dyads have primarily involved samples from high-income countries; however, CM rates are higher in low- and middle-income countries. The present study ai... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

CPD Burundi [2005-2007] (DP/FPA/CPD/BDI/6)
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Source: UNFPA News - October 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Said Source Type: news

Burundi: Covid-19 - Burundi Suspends Social Gatherings on Weekdays
[East African] Burundi on Monday announced that it had suspended social gatherings on weekdays to curb spread of Covid-19. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 21, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: Regional Tourism Body Mulls New Campaign to Revive Covid-19 Hit Sector
[New Times] The Kigali-based East Africa Tourism Platform (EATP) will on Wednesday, September 15, launch a three-month campaign dubbed "Tembea Nyumbani", in four East African Community (EAC) partner states - Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda, in a new bid to spur regional tourism. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 13, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Burundi: A Contribution of Fish From Japan Buoys the Diets of Schoolchildren
[WFP] High in protein, vitamins, and minerals, mackerel are being supplied to 270,000 pupils in the most food-insecure regions (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 4, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

First Person: ‘I’m not old enough to be a woman’ says trafficked teen
A teenage girl who was sold for sex for the price of a few beers as a twelve-year-old, has told the United Nations how she was trafficked between Burundi and Tanzania in East Africa. (Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population)
Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population - July 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Burundi, in reversal, says it will accept COVID-19 vaccines
Burundi’s government now says it will accept COVID-19 vaccines, becoming one of the last countries in the world to embrace them (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Psychopathology mediates between maltreatment and memory functioning in Burundian refugee youth - Scharpf F, Mueller SC, Masath FB, Nkuba M, Hecker T.
BACKGROUND: The detrimental impact of child maltreatment on children and adolescents' academic achievement and later socioeconomic wellbeing is well known. However, it is still unclear (1) whether maltreatment is actually linked to youth's long- and short-... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Epidemiology of pediatric surgical conditions observed in a first-level hospital in Burundi - Gortan M, Caravaggi P, Brooks G, Butoyi JMV, Bambara S, Nkurunziza J, Mulemangabo M, Nzeyimana G, Harakaneza P, Nshimirimana M, Tognon C, Gamba P, Parigi GB, Dalla Gasperina D.
BACKGROUND: Little is known about the surgical conditions affecting the pediatric population in low-income countries. In this article we describe the epidemiology of pediatric surgical diseases observed in Mutoyi hospital, a first-level hospital in Burundi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

East Africa: Burundi Reopens Borders With Tanzania, Suspends Mandatory Quarantine
[Nation] Burundi on Monday reopened its Kobero-Kabanga and Mugina borders with Tanzania, which were closed due to the Covid-19 outbreak. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news