Bayard Roberts

Prof Bayard Roberts

Professor of Health Systems and Policy
Institution: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Current Insitution Location: United Kingdom

Email: bayard.roberts@lshtm.ac.uk
Phone Number:  44 20 7927 2050
Website: Go to website

Address:
15-17 Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9SH

Migration Health Research Area/Expertise
I have focused on health research and teaching among internally displaced persons and refugees in a range of countries. This has concentrated on mental health and other non-communicable diseases and risk-factors such as harmful alcohol use.

Research Focus/Expertise on Relevant Migrant Categories
Internal Migration
Internally displaced persons (Adults, Elderly)

International/Cross-Border Migration
Refugees (Children, Adolescents, Adults, Elderly)

Relevant Publications

Title Author Year Published Link to Publication
Mental health care utilisation among internally displaced persons in Ukraine: results from a nation-wide survey B Roberts, N Makhashvili, J Javakhishvili, A Karachevsky, N Kharchenko, M Shpiker, E Richardson
Our flesh is here but our soul stayed there: A qualitative study on resource loss due to war and displacement among internally-displaced women in the Republic of Georgia M Seguin, R Lewis, T Amirejibi, M Razmadze, B Roberts
Health service utilization among conflict-affected population in Georgia I Chikovani, N Makhashvili, G Gotsadze, V Patel, M McKee, M Uchaneishvili, N Rukhadze, B Roberts
A review of evidence on public health interventions in humanitarian crises K Blanchet, A Ramesh, S Frison, E Warren, M Hossain, J Smith, A Knight, N Post, C Lewis, A Woodward, M Dahab, A Ruby, V Sistenich, S Pantuliano, B Roberts
Ethnic differences in smoking behaviour: The situation of Roma in Central and South-East Europe L Duval, F Wolf, M McKee, B Roberts
A systematic review on harmful alcohol use among civilian populations affected by armed conflict in low- and middle-income countries J Lo, P Patel, J Shultz, N Ezard, B Roberts
The influence of humanitarian crises on social functioning among civilians in low and middle income countries: a systematic review S Lahiri, M Van Ommeren, B Roberts
The Roma vaccination gap: evidence from twelve countries in Central and South-East Europe L Duval, F Wolff, M McKee, B Roberts
Coping Strategies and Mental Health Outcomes of Conflict-affected Persons in the Republic of Georgia L Saxon, N Makhashvili, I Chikovani, M Seguin, M McKee, V Patel, J Bisson, B Roberts
A systematic review on tobacco use among civilian populations affected by armed conflict J Lo, P Patel, B Roberts
Patterns of somatic distress among conflict-affected persons in the Republic of Georgia R Moreno, N Makhashvili, I Chikovani, V Patel, M McKee, J Bisson, B Roberts
Changes in mental health prevalence among long-term internally displaced and in returnee forced migrants C Siriwardhana, A Adikari, G Pannala, B Roberts, S Siribaddana, M Abas, A Sumathipala, R Stewart
The Effectiveness of Interventions for Non-Communicable Diseases in Humanitarian Crises: A Systematic Review A Ruby, A Knight, P Perel, K Blanchet, B Roberts
Mental disorders and their association with disability among internally displaced persons and returnees in Georgia N Makhashvili, I Chikovani, M McKee, V Patel, J Bisson, B Roberts
A systematic review of resilience and mental health outcomes of conflict-driven adult forced migrants C Siriwardhana, S Sheik Ali, B Roberts, R Stewart
Individual and community level risk-factors for alcohol use disorder among conflict-affected persons in Georgia B Roberts, A Murphy, I Chikovani, N Makhashvili, V Patel, M McKee
Tobacco use and nicotine dependence among conflict-affected men in Georgia B Roberts, I Chikovani, M Makhashvili, V Patel, M McKee
Prevalence and patterns of hazardous and harmful alcohol consumption assessed using the AUDIT among Bhutanese refugees in Nepal N Luitel, M Jordans, A Murphy, B Roberts, J McCambridge
Resilience of refugees displaced in the developing world: a qualitative analysis of strengths and struggles of urban refugees in Nepal FC Thomas, B Roberts, N Luitel, N Upadhaya, WA Tol
Economic feasibility of a new method to estimate mortality in crisis-affected and resource poor settings B Roberts, O Morgan, M Sultani, P Nyasulu, S Rwebangila, D Chandramohan, E Sondorp, F Checchi
The influence of the humanitarian cluster approach on sexual and reproductive health services in northern Uganda J Landegger, M Hau, F Kaducu, E Sondorp, S Mayhew, B Roberts
Alcohol disorder amongst forcibly displaced persons in northern Uganda B Roberts, KF Ocaka, J Browne, T Oyok, E Sondorp
A New Method to Estimate Mortality in Crisis-Affected and Resource-Poor Settings: Validation Study B Roberts, O Morgan, M Sultani, P Nyasulu, S Rwebangila, M Myatt, D Chandramohan, E Sondorp, F Checchi
Drinking and displacement: A systematic review of the influence of forced displacement on harmful alcohol use H Weaver and B Roberts
The influence of demographic characteristics, living conditions, and trauma exposure on the overall health of a conflict-affected population in Southern Sudan B Roberts, E Damundu, O Lomoro, E Sondorp
An exploration of social determinants of health amongst internally displaced persons in northern Uganda B Roberts, V Odong, J Browne, F Kaducu, W Geissler, E Sondorp
A case study of the provision of antiretroviral therapy for refugees in Tanzania H Stephen, B Roberts
Post-conflict mental health needs: a cross-sectional survey of trauma, depression and associated factors in Juba, Southern Sudan B Roberts, E Damundu, O Lomoro, E Sondorp
Factors associated with the health status of internally displaced persons in northern Uganda B Roberts, F Kaducu, J Browne, T Oyok, E Sondorp
The reliability and validity of the SF-8 with a conflict-affected population in northern Uganda B Roberts, J Browne, F Kaducu, T Oyok, E Sondorp
Factors associated with post-traumatic stress disorder and depression amongst internally displaced persons in northern Uganda B Roberts, KF Ocaka, J Browne, T Oyok, E Sondorp
Health services available for survivors of gender-based violence for internally displaced persons in Northern Uganda: a qualitative study M Henttonen, C Watts, B Roberts, F Kaducu, M Borchert

Relevant Projects

Title Year Published Region/Country Role in the Project Main Outcome Link to Study Reports and publications
RECAP - Research capacity building and knowledge generation to support preparedness and response to humanitarian crises and epidemics Principal Investigator
Fostering responsive mental health systems in the Syrian refugee crisis Co-Investigator Mental Health
Burden of mental disorders and access to services among internally displaced persons in Ukraine South-Eastern Europe Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Ukraine
Co-Investigator Mental Health
An investigation on community-level influences on mental health amongst internally displaced persons and returnees in Georgia South-Eastern Europe Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Georgia
Principal Investigator Mental Health
Validation of the exhaustive measurement method to estimate mortality in crisis-affected populations Principal Investigator Mortality