American Univesity of Beirut



Responding to changing health needs in complex emergencies: A policy imperative

Project Description

This project is a collaboration between Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and the Faculty of Health Sciences at the American University of Beirut.

It aims to influence policy by providing a compelling evidence-based argument that the current global frameworks for refugee health are not optimally configured for the 21st century needs. By highlighting gaps and best practices with regards to the changing health needs of refugees and the specific challenges of providing health services to refugees living outside of camps, the project will inform policy makers and governments and illustrate potential positive changes, enhancing health services for the millions of displaced Syrians in the Middle East and Turkey and millions of additional displaced people (DP) worldwide.​

Research Timeline

​2016-2018








Team

​Investigators

Neil Boothby (PI)
Miriam Rabkin (PI)
Fouad Fouad (PI), Faculty of Health Sciences
Hala Ghattas (co-PI), Assistant Research Professor and Associate Director, CRPH
Chaza Akik (co-PI), Research Associate, CRPH​

Research Team

Sandra Mesmar, CRPH

Funder​

​Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

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