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War and humanitarianism, medicine and public health, rights and justice... Discover CRASH publications sorted by themes.

The fact that CRASH publications are written from an aid practitioner's, rather than researcher's, perspective, does not exempt them from the demands of rigorous research methods. We try hard at this, with the help of (volunteer) research professionals. The publications are not the MSF party line, but rather tools for reflexion based on MSF's framework and experience. They have only one purpose: to help us better understand what we are doing. Criticisms, comments and suggestions are more than welcome - they are expected.

MSF psychologist helps a person to walk

The evolving role of the state, donors and NGOs providing health services in a liberal environment, Some insights from Uganda

Nicolas de Torrente is questioning how far have the liberal economic reforms in Uganda seeking to rebuild and reshape the health care system, how are reforms affecting the actual delivery of health services and what are the implications of these reforms in terms of the sustainability and equity

Couverture du livre Populations en danger 1995

Populations in danger 1995

« Never again »: in the wake of the second World War, the terror caused by the Holocaust led the community of states to condemn genocide as a crime and to create a new international organization, the United Nations. And yet, half a century later, the international community did nothing to prevent the first undeniable genocide since that of the Jews: it let the massacre of the Rwandan Tutsis and merely sent humanitarian aid, even though it was nearly over.  

Journal of Humanitarian Affair

Journal of Humanitarian Affairs

The Journal of Humanitarian Affairs is a new academic journal in open access, hosted jointly by The Humanitarian Affairs Team at Save the Children UK (HAT), the Centre de Réflexion sur l’Action et les Savoirs Humanitaires MSF (MSf-Crash) and the Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute at the University of Manchester (HCRI). It aims at fuelling the debate around humanitarian policies and practices with rigour and political courage.