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Assessing the state of health research in the Eastern Mediterranean Region
Summary Member states across the Eastern Mediterranean region face unprecedented health challenges, buffeted by demographic change, a dual disease burden, rising health costs, and the effects ofExpand
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Response to Syria's health crisis—poor and uncoordinated
The Syrian conflict is now a humanitarian and public health catastrophe for the country and the region. UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) AntÓnio Guterres described the current situation asExpand
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Mental Health among displaced Syrians: findings from the Syria Public Health Network
Aula Abbara, Adam Coutts, Fouad M Fouad, Sharif A Ismail, Miriam Orcutt; the Syria Public Health Network National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London, London, UK Department of PoliticsExpand
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The emerging Syrian health crisis
The conflict in Syria is an escalating humanitarian and public health catastrophe. Civilians are currently caught between two armed factions: the Syrian military loyal to the government of PresidentExpand
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North–South inequities in research collaboration in humanitarian and conflict contexts
The Syrian conflict, now in its eighth year, has galvanised the attention of humanitarian agencies, international organisations, and academic institutions. The global response necessitated new formsExpand
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Assessing the Syrian health crisis: the case of Lebanon
The confl ict in Syria is becoming a humanitarian and public health catastrophe. The failure of the G8 foreign ministers to secure the remaining 60% of pledged donor funds severely hampers any effExpand
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Communicable disease surveillance and control in the context of conflict and mass displacement in Syria.
OBJECTIVES To describe trends in major communicable diseases in Syria during the ongoing conflict, and the challenges to communicable disease surveillance and control in the context of dynamic,Expand
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Human resources in protracted crises: Syrian medical workers
After 5 years of brutal civil war, Syria has been paralysed by what has been described as the worst humanitarian crisis since World War 2. From March, 2011, to August, 2015, 47 000 people have beenExpand
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The Arab Spring and Health: Two Years on
The “Arab Spring” has touched almost all countries in the Middle East and North Africa. While most attention has focused on security and political developments, there are significant consequences forExpand
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What do the British public think of inequality in health, wealth, and power?
Despite the importance of public opinion for policy formation and the political salience of inequality, the public's views about the desirability of equality, not only in health but also in economicsExpand
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