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Violence and epidemics 

Mukerji R, Saboor L, Paphitis S, Devakumar D, Mannell J. How does domestic violence stigma manifest in women’s lives in Afghanistan? A study of survivors’ lived experiences across three provinces. Global Public Health. 18:1, 2212035

Devakumar D, Busert L, Sathiadas MG, Jayawardana P, Arulpragasam A, Osmond C, Fall CHD, Wells JCK, Wickramasinghe P. The long-term effects of in-utero exposure to tsunami and conflict on adolescents in Sri Lanka. Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health. 2023. 35 (2-3): 112-20

Lowe H, Dobbin J, Kiss L, Mak J, Mannell J, Watson D, Devakumar D. Mechanisms for the prevention of adolescent intimate partner violence: a realist review of interventions in low- and middle-income countries. PLOS Global Public Health. 2022. 2(1): e0001230

Massazza A, de Almeida JF, Quinlan-Davidson M, da Silva RT, Devakumar D, Tourinho Peres MT, Lewis G, Kiss L. Local understandings of PTSD and complex PTSD among health professionals working with adolescents in violent neighbourhoods of São Paulo city, Brazil. BMC Psychiatry. 2022; 22: 196 

Mannell J, Lowe H, Brown LJ, Mukerji R, Devakumar D, Gram L, Jansen HAFM, Minckas N, David Osrin D, Prost A, Shannon G, Vyas S. Risk factors for violence against women in high-prevalence settings: A mixed-methods systematic review and meta-synthesis. BMJ Global Health. 2022; 7: e007704  

Burgess RA, Jeffery M, Odero SA, Rose-Clarke K, Devakumar D. Overlooked and Unaddressed: A narrative systematic review of the Mental health consequences of child marriages. PLOS Global Public Health. 2022; 2(1): e0000131 

Aldridge RW, Pineo H, Fragaszy E, Eyre M, Kovar J, Nguyen V, Beale S, Byrne T, Aryee A, Smith C, Devakumar D, Taylor J, Katikireddi SV, Fong WLE, Geismar C, Patel P, Shrotri M, Braithwaite I, Patni N, Navaratnam AMD, Johnson AM, Hayward A on behalf of Virus Watch Collaborative. Household overcrowding and risk of SARS-CoV-2: analysis of the Virus Watch prospective community cohort study in England and Wales. Wellcome Open Research. In press 

Barron GC, Laryea-Adjei G, Vike-Freiberga V, Abubakar I, Dakkak H, Devakumar D, Johnsson A, Karabey S, Labonté R, Legido-Quigley H, Lloyd-Sherlock P, Olufadewa II, Ray HC, Redlener I, Redlener K, Serageldin I, Lima NT, Viana V, Zappone K, Huynh UK, Schlosberg N, Sun H, Caman OK. The Unequal Pandemic: Safeguarding People Living in Vulnerable Conditions in the COVID Era through Universal Health Coverage and Social Protection. The Lancet Public Health. 2022; 7: e86-92 

Devakumar D, Palfreyman A, Uthayakumar-Cumarasamy A, Ullah N, Ranasinghe C, Minckas N, Nadkarni A, Oram S, Osrin D, Mannell J. Mental health of women and children experiencing family violence in conflict-affected areas: a systematic mixed methods review of qualitative and quantitative evidence. Conflict and Health. 2021; 15: 74 

Nagi Y, Sender H, Orcutt M, Burgess R, Fouad F, Devakumar D. Understanding adolescent resilience in the context of the Syrian refugee crisis in Bar Elias, Lebanon. Journal of Migration and Health. 2021; 3: 100046  

Quinlan-Davidson M, Kiss L, Devakumar D, Cortina-Borja M, Eisner M, Peres MFT. The Role of Social Support in Reducing the Impact of Violence on Adolescents’ Mental Health in São Paulo. PLoS ONE. 2021;16(10): e0258036 

Russell N, Prevatt N, Clarke A, Bhopal S, Devakumar D, Cumarasamy A, Nielsen M, de Sousa P, Taylor S, Broster S, Viner R. Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on global child health: joint statement of the International Child Health Group and RCPCH Global. Arch Dis Child. 2021; 106: 115-16 

McDonald K, Machado DB, Castro-de-Araujo LFS, Kiss L, Palfreyman A, Barreto ML, Devakumar D, Lewis G. Trends in method-specific suicide in Brazil: A longitudinal ecological study from 2000 to 2017. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology. 2021; 56: 1779-90 

Huq M, Das T, Devakumar D, Daruwalla N, Osrin D. A hierarchy of stress: a qualitative study of the effects of the Covid-19 response on survivors of violence against women in urban India. BMJ Open. 2021; 11: e050381 

Kobeissi L, Nair M, Evers E, Han MD, Aboubaker S, Say L, Rollins N, Darmstadt GL, Blanchet K, Garcia DM, Hagon O, Ashorn P and members of the WHO research prioritization group for SRMNCAH promotion in humanitarian settings (Abbas D, Hassan A, Al-Nsour M, Baingana FK, Bashour HN, Casey S, Che Chi P, Dakkak H, Devakumar D, Hynes M, Garry S, Ippe J, Mitu NJ, Jojan SA, Kozuki N, Mahmood Q, Philip Mann P, Mates E, Onyango P, Özmert E, Petrucci R, Tappis H, Wood G). Setting Research Priorities for Sexual, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health in Humanitarian Settings. Conflict and Health. 2021; 15:16 

Rose N, Manning N, Bentall R, Bhui K, Burgess R, Carr S, Cornish F, Devakumar D, Dowd J, Ecks S, Faulkner A, Keene AR, Kirkbride J, Knapp M, Lovell A, Martin P, Moncrieff J, Parr H, Pickersgill M, Richardson G, Sheard S. The social underpinnings of mental distress in the time of COVID-19 – time for urgent action. Wellcome Open Research. 2020; 5: 166 

Machado D, McDonald K, Castro-de-Araujo L, Devakumar D, Alves F, Kiss L, Lewis G, Barreto M. The association between homicide rates and suicide rates: a countrywide longitudinal analysis of 5,507 Brazilian municipalities. BMJ Open. 2020; 10: e040069  

Patel P, Hiam L, Sowemimo A, Devakumar D, McKee M. Ethnicity and covid-19. BMJ. 2020; 369: m2282        


Aldridge RW, Lewer D, Katikireddi SV, Mathur R, Pathak N, Burns R, Fragaszy EB, Johnson AM, Devakumar D, Abubakar I, Hayward A. Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic groups in England are at increased risk of death from COVID-19: indirect standardisation of NHS mortality data. Wellcome Open Research. 2020; 5: 88 

Devakumar D, Bhopal SS, Shannon G. COVID-19: the Great Unequaliser. J Royal Soc Med. 113 (6), 234–235 

Devakumar D, Shannon G, Bhopal SS, Abubakar I. Racism and discrimination in COVID-19 responses. The Lancet. 2020; 11; 395 (10231): 1194 

Debelle G, Li Q, Devakumar D. ‘Injury, maltreatment and safeguarding’ chapter. In Oxford Textbook of Global Health of Women, Newborns, Children and Adolescents. Oxford University Press. Publication 20 December 2018 

Devakumar D, Bamford A, Ferreira MU, Broad J, Rosch R, Groce N, Breuer J, Cardoso MA, Copp AJ, Alexandre P, Rodrigues LC, Abubakar I. Infectious causes of microcephaly: Epidemiology, Pathogenesis, Diagnosis, and Management. The Lancet Infectious Diseases. 2018; 18: e1-13 

Devakumar D, Osrin D. Child homicide: a public health concern. PLoS Med. 2016; 13(4): e1002004 

Devakumar D, Birch M, Rubenstein LS, Osrin D, Sondorp E, Wells JCK. Child health in Syria- recognising the lasting effects of warfare on health. Conflict and Health. 2015; 9: 34 

Devakumar D, Birch M, Osrin D, Sondorp E, Wells JCK. The intergenerational effects of war on the health of children. BMC Medicine. 2014 Apr 2;12(1):57 

Devakumar D. “Conflict and Health, by Natasha Howard, Egbert Sondorp and Annemarie ter Veen”. Conflict, Medicine and Survival. 2014; 30(3): 213-214 

Devakumar D, Kitching A, Zenner D, Tostmann A, Meltzer M. Tracking sickness through social networks – the practical use of social network mapping in supporting the management of an E.coli O157 outbreak in a primary school in London. Epidemiology and Infection. 2013; 141 (10): 2022-30 

“Health information, conflict and the right to health”. Global Health Watch 3. 2011. Zed Books. ISBN-13: 978-1780320335 (Book chapter) 

Devakumar D. The impact of conflict on child health. Medact. Winter 2010 (57 

Devakumar D. Cholera and Nothing More. Public Health Ethics. 2010; 3 (1): 53-54.  

Devakumar D. Ethics in an Epidemic. Chapter in “Handbook of Disease Outbreaks: Prevention, Detection and Control (Public Health in the 21st Century)”. Editors: Holmgren A, Borg G. Publisher: Nova Science Publishers Inc. January 2010 ISBN-13: 978-1608762248 (Book chapter) 


Devakumar D. Autonomy in Cholera. The Lancet Infectious Diseases. 2008; 8: 271  

Devakumar D. Nargis First Hand. Faculty of Public Health. 2008:13 

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