Readers are noticing the major change to War and Health that occurred over the weekend: we changed domains! After two years of activity, War and Health is growing up and getting a new name: Conflict Health.
Why the new name? War and Health’s name originated as a play off Tolstoy’s masterpiece. However, I was never happy with it. The site never focused exclusively on ‘wars’. Many issues discussed here (e.g. the collapse of Zimbabwe’s health system) could only be labeled ‘wars’ under the widest of definitions. Furthermore, over time my interest in the health implications of less-than-war political violence has grown considerably. Conflict Health reflects this broader focus.
What does this mean for RSS and newsletter readers? Nothing. War and Health’s RSS Feed and Mailing List will continue to work indefinitely. There is no need to change anything at your end. Furthermore, all links to War and Health content are automatically redirected to their Conflict Health equivalents. Simply put: all RSS feeds, Mailing Lists, War and Health URLs, and inbound links work.
So, sit back and enjoy the show.
Christopher R. Albon is a political science Ph.D. specializing in armed conflict, public health, human security, and health diplomacy.