17&18 OCTOBER 2019

Scientific Session

We are delighted to announce the winning abstracts for presentations and posters of this year's Scientific Session at the Humanitarian Congress Berlin: 

Further details on the winning abstracts can be found here.


Nisreen Agbaria - Institute of Public Health, University of Heidelberg, Co-Author: Nicholas Henschke: The prevalence and determinants of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) among Palestinian children exposed to political violence: Systematic review and Meta-Analysis

Padmini Banerjee - Delaware State University, Delaware, U.S.A.: Refugee Survival After Arrival: A Social Scientist’s Perspective

Anna-Lisa Behnke – Charite Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Co-Authors: Léonie Karduck, Alicia Baier, Peter Grabitz, Nora Lennartz, Lara Speer, Sarah Svenja Dinges, Peter Tinnemann, Walter Bruchhausen: Missed opportunities: Global health research, education and access provisions at German medical faculties


Stephen Matlin - Global Health Centre, The Graduate Institute Geneva, Co-Authors: Julianne Piper, Michaela Told: Cross-disciplinary Approaches to Health in Humanitarian Contexts: Learning from Polio Eradication


Femke Mulder – VU University Amsterdam: Getting humanitarian data sets back in order: how data collection can reinforce pre-existing patterns of vulnerability (and what to do about it)


Kitty Worthing - St Barts Health NHS trust / Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine: Exploring internally displaced Nepalese women’s perceptions and experiences of the impact the 2015 Earthquake on their health and access to healthcare 



Chiara Altare - Action against Hunger, Co-Author: Kristina Dalacker, Gwenaelle Luc, Marion Junca, Blanche Mattern, Wolfgang Meyer: Unravelling the pathways linking women’s social position and child nutrition: a review of Link Nutrition Causal Analyses

Cornelia Barth - International Committee of the Red Cross, Co-Authors: Barbara Rau, Harald Veen, Andreas Wladis: Practice of humanitarian medicine: Development of a rehabilitation protocol for patients with femur fracture under skeletal traction

Noortje Gerritsma - United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), Co-Authors: Majed Hababeh, Ibtissam Ouaali, Iman Alshanti, Akihiro Seita: Socio-cultural barriers and opportunities to accessing contraception among Palestine refugees in Jordan


Rhondemo Kikon - Institute of Public Health, Co-Authors: Andreas Ruppel: Experiences of physicians in caring for refugees and asylum seekers in Bammental, Germany

Karl Philipp Puchner - DAHW/German Leprosy and Tuberculosis Relief Association, Co-Authors: Sandra Parisi, Eva-Maria Schwienhorst-Stich, Christa Kasang, Mohamed Salah, Emile Tanyous: Trends and patterns in leprosy in 9 states of the Republic of the Sudan 7 years after the introduction of routine contact screening