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  • Matthias Schmale, Director of UNRWA Lebanon, visits Shatila in support of CRPH’s “Healthy Kitchens, Healthy Children” project. Read more>

  • How are young Arab women and men doing in the context of turbulence that has characterized the region, particularly over the past few years? This is the question that brought together 28 international and regional researchers from 10 countries who convened and regional researchers in College Hall at the American University of Beirut to participate in a workshop entitled "Health and Wellbeing of Arab Youth." Read more


Recent Publications

Obermeyer C.M., Bott S., Sassine A.J. (2015). Arab adolescents: Health, gender, and social context. Journal of Adolescent Health, 57(3), 252-62. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2015.01.002.

Ghattas H., Sassine A.J., Seyfert K., Nord M., Sahyoun N.R. (2015). Prevalence and correlates of food insecurity among Palestinian refugees in Lebanon: Data from a household survey. PLoS One, 10(6), e0130724. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0130724.

Dewachi, O. (2015). When wounds travel. Medicine Anthropologie Theory.

Akik C., Ghattas H., El-Jardali F. (2015). K2P Briefing Note: Protecting breastfeeding in Lebanon. Knowledge to Policy (K2P) Center. Beirut, Lebanon.


Lancet Palestinian Health Alliance (LPHA) Seventh Conference
Health of Palestinians
March 7-8, 2016 in Amman, Jordan
 LPHA Agenda 2016 

 CRPH Research Incubation Seminars:

Research Incubation Seminars provide the space for faculty to share presentations and stimulate discussions on new and sometimes controversial topics relevant to Public Health. These seminars are designed to stimulate new ideas on works in progress and encourage cross-disciplinary collaboration. Join us in these upcoming seminars:

February 17, 2016      
David Wrisley and Shady Elbassuoni

Extracting and analyzing data from texts: literature, computer science, and public health
March 9, 2016           
Ghada El Hajj-Fuleihan and Kamal Badr

Bringing together clinical excellence and public health impact
March 16, 2016         
Imad Elhajj and  Marco Bardus

Digital applications for behavior prediction and risk assessment
April 6, 2016              
Pierre Mouganie and Francesca Battistin

Regression discontinuity design: Lessons from economic and humanitarian interventions
April 20, 2016            
Abla Sibai and Samer Jabbour

Research value, research waste, and the example of aging research and policies in the Arab region

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