American Univesity of Beirut

CRPH Publications

​​​​​PUBLICATIONS​

Akik, C., El Bawab, L., Ghattas, H., Obeid, O., El-Jardali, F. (2016). K2P Dialogue Summary: Informing Salt Iodization Policies in Lebanon to Ensure Optimal Iodine Nutrition. Knowledge to Policy (K2P) Center. Beirut, Lebanon.

 Akik, C., El-Mallah, C., Ghattas, H., Obeid, O., El-Jardali, F. (2016). K2P Policy Brief: Informing Salt Iodization Policies in Lebanon to Ensure Optimal Iodine Nutrition. Knowledge to Policy (K2P) Center, Beirut, Lebanon.

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

Akik, C., Ghattas, H., Mesmar, S., Rabkin, M., El-Sadr, W. M., & Fouad, F. M. (2019). Host country responses to non-communicable diseases amongst Syrian refugees: a review. Conflict and health, 13(1), 1-13.

Akik, C., Semaan, A., Shaker-Berbari, L., Jamaluddine, Z., Saad, G. E., Lopes, K., ... & DeJong, J. (2020). Responding to health needs of women, children and adolescents within Syria during conflict: intervention coverage, challenges and adaptations. Conflict and Health, 14(1), 1-19.

Akl, C., Akik, C., Ghattas, H., & Obermeyer, C. M. (2017). Gender disparities i​​n midlife hypertension: a review of the evidence on the Arab region. Women's midlife health, 3(1), 1

Asfahani, F., Kadiyala, S. and Ghattas, H. (2019). Food Insecurity and Subjective Wellbeing Among Arab Youth Living in Varying Contexts of Political InstabilityJournal of Adolescent Health, 64(1), 70-78.

Ayaso, R., Ghattas, H., Abiad, M., & Obeid, O. (2014). Meal pattern of male rats maintained on amino acid supplemented diets: The effect of tryptophan, lysine, arginine, proline and threonine. Nutrients, 6(7), 2509-2522. doi: 10.3390/nu6072509.

Brewis, A., Workman, C., Wutich, A., Jepson, W., Young, S. (2020). Household Water Insecurity Experiences–Research Coordination Network (HWISE‐RCN), Adams E, Ahmed JF, Alexander M, Balogun M, Boivin M. Household water insecurity is strongly associated with food insecurity: Evidence from 27 sites in low‐and middle‐income countries. American Journal of Human Biology, 32(1), e23309.

Chaaban, J., Ghattas, H., Salti, N., Moussa, W., Irani, A., Jamaluddine, Z., & Al Mokdad, R. (2020). Multi-Purpose Cash Assistance in Lebanon: Impact Evaluation on the Well-Being of Syrian Refugees. American University of Beirut Press.

Choufani, J., Jamaluddine, Z. and Cunningham, K. (2019). A Multi-sectoral Nutrition Program in Nepal Improved Knowledge on Dietary Diversity, Sick Child Feeding and Handwashing, but not all Practices: A Program Impact Pathways Mediation Analysis. Current Developments in Nutrition.

Elghossain, T., Bott, S., Akik, C., Ghattas, H., & Obermeyer, C. M. (2019). Prevalence of key forms of violence against adolescents in the Arab Region: a systematic review. Journal of Adolescent Health, 64(1), 8-19.

Elghossain, T., Bott, S., Akik, C., & Obermeyer, C. M. (2019). Prevalence of intimate partner violence against women in the Arab world: a systematic review. BMC international health and human rights, 19(1), 29.

El Mallah, C., Ghattas, H., Shatila, D., Francis, S., Merhi, K., Hlais, S., . . . Obeid, O. (2016). Urinary magnesium, calcium, and phosphorus to creatinine ratios of healthy elementary school Lebanese children. Biological Trace Element Research, 170(2), 264-270. doi:10.1007/s12011-015-0484-3.

El Mallah, C., Merhi, K., Ghattas, H., Shatila, D., Francis, S., Hlais, S., . . . Obeid, O. (2017). Elevated urinary Na/K ratio among Lebanese elementary school children is attributable to low K intake. European Journal of Nutrition, 56(3), 1149-1156. doi:10.1007/s00394-016-1164-6​.

El Mikati, H., Maroun, C.A., Armache, A., Toutonji, A., El Najjar, M., El‐Khatib, F.M. and Ghattas, H. (2019). Assessing the referral of clients with respiratory symptoms to general physicians: a survey of community pharmacists in BeirutInternational Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 27(3), 241-248.

Fares, J., Saadeddin, Z., Al Tabosh, H., Aridi, H., El Mouhayyar, C., Koleilat, M. K., . . . El Asmar, K. (2016). Extracurricular activities associated with stress and burnout in preclinical medical students. Journal of Epidemiology and Global Health, 6(3), 177-185. doi:10.1016/j.jegh.2015.10.003​.

Ghattas, H., Acharya, Y., Jamaluddine, Z., Assi, M., El Asmar, K., D. Jones, A. (2019). Child‐level double burden of malnutrition in the MENA and LAC regions—Prevalence and social determinants. Maternal & Child Nutrition.

Ghattas, H., Choufani, J., Jamaluddine, Z., Masterson, A.R. and Sahyoun, N.R. (2019). Linking women-led community kitchens to school food programmes: lessons learned from the Healthy Kitchens, Healthy Children intervention in Palestinian refugees in Lebanon. Public Health Nutrition,1-10. 

Ghattas, H., Francis, S., El Mallah, C., Shatila, D., Merhi, K., Hlais, S., ... & Obeid, O. (2017). Lebanese children are iodine deficient and urinary sodium and fluoride excretion are weak positive predictors of urinary iodine. European journal of nutrition, 56(2), 749-755.

Ghattas, H., Jamaluddine, Z., Choufani, J., Masterson, A.R. and Sahyoun, N.R. (2019). Improvements in economic, social, and food security outcomes of Palestinian refugee women and diet diversity of Palestinian schoolchildren in Lebanon: the Healthy Kitchens, Healthy Children interventionThe Lancet393, p.S25.

Ghattas, H., Sassine, A. J., Aqeel, M., Hwalla, N., Obeid, O. A., & Sahyoun, N. R. (2017). Children's experiences of food insecurity in Lebanon: A qualitative study. Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition, 1-12. doi:10.1080/19320248.2016.1275997.

Ghattas, H., Sassine, A. J., Seyfert, K., Nord, M., & Sahyoun, N. R. (2014). Food insecurity among Iraqi refugees living in Lebanon, 10 years after the invasion of Iraq: Data from a household survey. British Journal of Nutrition, 112(1), 70-79. doi: 10.1017/S0007114514000282.

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, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0130724.

​Hazim, J., Hlais, S., Ghattas, H., Shatila, D., Bassil, M., & Obeid, O. (2014). Phosphorus supplement alters postprandial lipemia of healthy male subjects: A pilot cross-over trial. Lipids in Health and Disease, 13(109). doi:10.1186/1476-511X-13-109.

Jamaluddine, Z., Choufani, J., Masterson, A. R., Hoteit, R., Sahyoun, N. R., & Ghattas, H. (2020). A Community-Based School Nutrition Intervention Improves Diet Diversity and School Attendance in Palestinian Refugee Schoolchildren in Lebanon. Current developments in nutrition, 4(11), nzaa164.

Jamaluddine, Z., Irani, A., Moussa, W., Mokdad, R. A., Chaaban, J., Salti, N., & Ghattas, H. (2020). The Impact of Dosage Variability of Multi-Purpose Cash Assistance on Food Security in Syrian Refugees in Lebanon. Current Developments in Nutrition, 4(Supplement_2), 846-846.

​Jamaluddine, Z., Sahyoun, N.R., Choufani, J., Sassine, A.J. and Ghattas, H. (2019). Child-Reported Food Insecurity Is Negatively Associated with Household Food Security, Socioeconomic Status, Diet Diversity, and School Performance among Children Attending UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees Schools in LebanonThe Journal of nutrition.

​Jamaluddine, Z., Sibai, A. M., Othman, S., & Yazbek, S. (2016). Mapping genetic research in non-communicable disease publications in selected Arab countries: First step towards a guided research agenda. Health Research Policy and Systems, 14(1) doi:10.1186/s12961-016-0153-9.

​Jaoude, J.A., Khair, D., Dagher, H., Saad, H., Cherfan, P., Kaafarani, M.A., Jamaluddine, Z. and Ghattas, H., (2018). Factors associated with Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccine recommendation by physicians in Lebanon, a cross-sectional studyVaccine36(49), pp.7562-7567.

Johnson, C., Fonner, V., Sands, A., Ford, N., Obermeyer, C.M., Tsui, S., Wong, V., Baggaley, R. (2017) To err is human, to correct is public health: identifying poor quality testing and misdiagnosis of HIV status. Forthcoming in Journal of the International AIDS Society.  

Ky-Zerbo, O., Desclaux, A., Somé, J. F., El Asmar, K., Msellati, P., & Obermeyer, C. M. (2014). HIV/AIDS stigma in Africa: Analysis of its forms and manifestations in Burkina Faso. Sante Publique, 26(3), 375-384. 

Melhem, N. M., Mahfouz, R. A., Kreidieh, K., Abdul-Khalik, R., El-Khati b, R., Talhouk, R., . . . Hamadeh, G. (2016). Potential role of killer immunoglobulin receptor genes among individuals vaccinated against hepatitis b virus in Lebanon. World Journal of Hepatology, 8(29), 1212-1221. doi:10.4254/wjh.v8.i29.1212.

Melhem, N. M., Talhouk, R., Rachidi, H., & Ramia, S. (2014). Hepatitis A virus in the Middle East and North Africa region: A new challenge. Journal of Viral Hepatitis, 21(9), 605-615. doi: 10.1111/jvh.12282.

Mesmar, S., Talhouk, R., Akik, C., Olivier, P., Elhajj, I. H., Elba ssuoni, S., & Ghattas, H. (2016). The impact of digital technology on health of populations affected by humanitarian crises: Recent innovations and current gaps. Journal of Public Health Policy, 37(2), 167-200.

Mouhanna, F., DeJong, J., Afifi, R., Asmar, K., Nazha, B., & Zurayk, H. (2017). Student support for reproductive health education in middl e schools: Findings from Lebanon.  Sex Education, 17(2), 195-208. doi:10.1080/14681811.2017.1280011.

Najem, Y., Elhajj, I.H., Dawy, Z., Germani, A., Ghattas, H., Zaman, M. and Yazdi, Y. (2019). Humanitarian Engineering Design for Health Challenges: An Inter-faculty Service Based Learning ModelInternational Journal for Service Learning in Engineering, Humanitarian Engineering and Social Entrepreneurship14(2),16-32.

Obermeyer, C.M., Bott, S., & Sas sine, 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.

Obermeyer, C. M., Verhulst, C., & Asmar, K. (2014). Could you have said no? A mixed-methods investigation of consent to HIV tests in four African countries. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 17:18898. doi: 10.7448/IAS.17.1.18898.

Osborn, M., & Obermeyer, C. M. (20 16). Understanding client satisfaction with HIV testing and counseling services: A mixed-methods study in four African countries.  AIDS Care - Psychological and Socio-Medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV, 28(6), 689-694. doi:10.1080/09540121.2016.1140889​

REFUGEES, O. S. (2020). MULTI-PURPOSE CASH ASSISTANCE IN LEBANON

Sahyoun, N.R., Jamaluddine, Z., Choufani, J., Mesmar, S., Reese-Masterson, A. and Ghattas, H. (2019). A mixed-methods evaluation of community-based healthy kitchens as social enterprises for refugee womenBMC Public Health19(1), 1-11.

Sahyoun, N. R., Nord, M., Sassine, A. J., Seyfert, K., Hwalla, N., & Ghattas, H. (2014). Development and validation of an Arab family food security scale. Journal of Nutrition, 144(5), 751-757. doi: 10.3945/jn.113.187112.

Salti, N., Chaaban, J., Ghattas, H., Irani, A., Seyfert, K., Ismail, T. and Khedr, S. (2019). Recent changes in welfare indicators among Palestinian refugees in Lebanon: a comparative study of two cross-sectional datasetsThe Lancet393, p.S44.

Salti, N., & Ghattas, H. (2016). Food insufficiency and food insecurity as risk factors for physical disability among Palestinian refugees in Lebanon: Evidence from an observational study. Disability and Health Journal, 9(4), 655-662. doi:10.1016/j.dhjo.2016.03.003

Schuster, R. C., Butler, M. S., Wutich, A., Miller, J. D., Young, S. L., Household Water Insecurity Experiences‐Research Coordination Network (HWISE‐RCN), ... & Brewis, A. (2020). “If there is no water, we cannot feed our children": The far‐reaching consequences of water insecurity on infant feeding practices and infant health across 16 low‐and middle‐income countries. American Journal of Human Biology, 32(1), e23357.

Sharara, E., Akik, C., Ghattas, H., & Obermeyer, C. M. (2018). Physical inactivity, gender and culture in Arab countries: a systematic assessment of the literature. BMC public health, 18(1), 639.

Somé, J. F., Desclaux, A., Ky-Zerbo, O., Lougué, M., Kéré, S., Obermeyer, C., & Simaga, F. (2014). Campaigns for HIV testing, an effective strategy for universal access to prevention and treatment? The experience of Burkina FasoMedecine et Sante Tropicales, 24(1), 73-79. doi: 10.1684/mst.2014.0298.

Stoler, J., Pearson, A. L., Staddon, C., Wutich, A., Mack, E., Brewis, A., ... & Balogun, M. (2020). Cash water expenditures are associated with household water insecurity, food insecurity, and perceived stress in study sites across 20 low-and middle-income countries. Science of the Total Environment, 716, 135881.

Talhouk, R., Balaam, M., Toombs, A., Garbett, A., Akik, C., Ghattas, H., Araujo-Soares, V., Ahmad, B., Montague, K. (2019). Involving Syrian refugees in design research: Lessons learnt from the field. Proceedings of the 2019 Conference on Designing Interactive Systems, 1583-1594.

 Talhouk, R., Bartindale, T., Montague, K., Mesmar, S., Akik, C., Ghassani, A., ... & Balaam, M. (2017, June). Implications of synchronous IVR radio on Syrian refugee health and community dynamics. In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Communities and Technologies (pp. 193-202).

Talhouk, R., Mesmar, S., Thieme, A., Balaam, M., Olivier, P., Akik, C., & Ghattas, H. (2016, May). Syrian refugees and digital health in Lebanon: Opportunities for improving antenatal health. In Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (pp. 331-342).

Talhouk, R., Montague, K., Garbett, A., Araújo-Soares, V., Akik, C., Ghattas, H., Ahmad, B. and Balaam, M. (2019). A Call For Embedding Dignity In Humanitarian Technologies. In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Communities & Technologies-Transforming Communities, 1-4.ACM.

Wambogo, E.A., Ghattas, H., Leonard, K.L. and Sahyoun, N.R. (2018). Validity of the Food Insecurity Experience Scale for Use in Sub-Saharan Africa and Characteristics of Food-Insecure IndividualsCurrent developments in nutrition2(9), p.nzy062.

Young, S.L., Boateng, G.O., Jamaluddine, Z., Miller, J.D., Frongillo, E.A., Neilands, T.B., Collins, S.M., Wutich, A., Jepson, W.E. and Stoler, J. (2019). The Household Water InSecurity Experiences (HWISE) Scale: development and validation of a household water insecurity measure for low-income and middle-income countriesBMJ global health4(5), p.e001750.

Young, S.L., Collins, S.M., Boateng, G.O., Neilands, T.B., Jamaluddine, Z., Miller, J.D., Brewis, A.A., Frongillo, E.A., Jepson, W.E., Melgar-Quiñonez, H. and Schuster, R.C. (2019). Development and validation protocol for an instrument to measure household water insecurity across cultures and ecologies: the Household Water InSecurity Experiences (HWISE) ScaleBMJ open, 9(1), pp.bmjopen-2018. 

Zurayk, H., Giacaman, R., Jabbour, S., Husseini, A., Dejong, J., Hogan, D., Khawaja, M., Obermeyer, C. M., Nuwayhid, I., Rashad, H., & Tekce, B. (2014b). The making of the Lancet Series on health in the Arab world. The Lancet, 383(9915), 393-395. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(13)62370-3.

PUBLICATIONS/PROJECT

a. ​Regional Research Reviews (3Rs) on health and social determinants in the Arab region

Publications

1- Akl, C., Akik, C., Ghattas, H., & Obermeyer, C. M. (2017). Gender disparities in midlife hypertension: a review of the evidence on the Arab region. Women's midlife health, 3(1), 1.

2- Sharara, E., Akik, C., Ghattas, H., & Obermeyer, C. M. (2018). Physical inactivity, gender and culture in Arab countries: a systematic assessment of the literature. BMC public health, 18(1), 639.

3- Elghossain, T., Bott, S., Akik, C., Ghattas, H., & Obermeyer, C. M. (2019). Prevalence of key forms of violence against adolescents in the Arab Region: a systematic review. Journal of Adolescent Health, 64(1), 8-19.

4- Elghossain, T., Bott, S., Akik, C., & Obermeyer, C. M. (2019). Prevalence of intimate partner violence against women in the Arab world: a systematic review. BMC international health and human rights, 19(1), 29.

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

Publications

1- Akik, C., Ghattas, H., Mesmar, S., Rabkin, M., El-Sadr, W. M., & Fouad, F. M. (2019). Host country responses to non-communicable diseases amongst Syrian refugees: a review. Conflict and health, 13(1), 1-13.

​c. Exploring the design considerations for technologies that aim at improving Syrian refugee food security

Publications

1- Talhouk, R., Balaam, M., Toombs, A., Garbett, A., Akik, C., Ghattas, H., Araujo-Soares, V., Ahmad, B., Montague, K. (2019). Involving Syrian refugees in design research: Lessons learnt from the field. Proceedings of the 2019 Conference on Designing Interactive Systems, 1583-1594.

2- Talhouk, R., Montague, K., Garbett, A., Araújo-Soares, V., Akik, C., Ghattas, H., Ahmad, B. and Balaam, M. (2019). A Call For Embedding Dignity In Humanitarian Technologies. In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Communities & Technologies-Transforming Communities, 1-4.ACM.

d. ​Healthy Kitchens, Healthy Children: A school-based cluster randomised control trial ​

Publications

1- Ghattas, H., Choufani, J., Jamaluddine, Z., Masterson, A.R. and Sahyoun, N.R. (2019). Linking women-led community kitchens to school food programmes: lessons learned from the Healthy Kitchens, Healthy Children intervention in Palestinian refugees in LebanonPublic Health Nutrition,1-10. 

2- Sahyoun, N. R., Jamaluddine, Z., Choufani, J., Mesmar, S., Reese-Masterson, A., & Ghattas, H. (2019). Sahyoun, N.R., Jamaluddine, Z., Choufani, J., Mesmar, S., Reese-Masterson, A. and Ghattas, H. (2019). A mixed-methods evaluation of community-based healthy kitchens as social enterprises for refugee womenBMC Public Health19(1), 1-11.

3- Jamaluddine, Z., Sahyoun, N.R., Choufani, J., Sassine, A.J. and Ghattas, H. (2019). Child-Reported Food Insecurity Is Negatively Associated with Household Food Security, Socioeconomic Status, Diet Diversity, and School Performance among Children Attending UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees Schools in LebanonThe Journal of nutrition.

4- Jamaluddine, Z., Choufani, J., Masterson, A. R., Hoteit, R., Sahyoun, N. R., & Ghattas, H. (2020). A Community-Based School Nutrition Intervention Improves Diet Diversity and School Attendance in Palestinian Refugee Schoolchildren in LebanonCurrent developments in nutrition, 4(11), nzaa164.​

e. Validation of the Arabic Household Water InSecurity Experiences (HWISE) Scale

Publications

1- Young, S.L., Boateng, G.O., Jamaluddine, Z., Miller, J.D., Frongillo, E.A., Neilands, T.B., Collins, S.M., Wutich, A., Jepson, W.E. and Stoler, J. (2019). The Household Water InSecurity Experiences (HWISE) Scale: development and validation of a household water insecurity measure for low-income and middle-income countriesBMJ global health4(5), p.e001750.

2- Young, S.L., Collins, S.M., Boateng, G.O., Neilands, T.B., Jamaluddine, Z., Miller, J.D., Brewis, A.A., Frongillo, E.A., Jepson, W.E., Melgar-Quiñonez, H. and Schuster, R.C. (2019). Development and validation protocol for an instrument to measure household water insecurity across cultures and ecologies: the Household Water InSecurity Experiences (HWISE) ScaleBMJ open, 9(1), pp.bmjopen-2018. 

3- Stoler, J., Pearson, A. L., Staddon, C., Wutich, A., Mack, E., Brewis, A., ... & Balogun, M. (2020). Cash water expenditures are associated with household water insecurity, food insecurity, and perceived stress in study sites across 20 low-and middle-income countries. Science of the Total Environment, 716, 135881.

4- Brewis, A., Workman, C., Wutich, A., Jepson, W., Young, S. (2020). Household Water Insecurity Experiences–Research Coordination Network (HWISE‐RCN), Adams E, Ahmed JF, Alexander M, Balogun M, Boivin M. Household water insecurity is strongly associ​ated with food insecurity: Evidence from 27 sites in low‐and middle‐income countries​. American Journal of Human Biology, 32(1), e23309.

5- Schuster, R. C., Butler, M. S., Wutich, A., Miller, J. D., Young, S. L., Household Water Insecurity Experiences‐Research Coordination Network (HWISE‐RCN), ... & Brewis, A. (2020). “If there is no water, we cannot feed our children": The far‐reaching consequences of water insecurity on infant feeding practices and infant health across 16 low‐and middle‐income countriesAmerican Journal of Human Biology, 32(1), e23357.

f. Developing an innovative design solution to improve uptake and continuity of antenatal care among Syrian refugee women in Lebanon

Publications

1- Talhouk, R., Bartindale, T., Montague, K., Mesmar, S., Akik, C., Ghassani, A., ... & Balaam, M. (2017, June). Implications of synchronous IVR radio on Syrian refugee health and community dynamics. In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Communities and Technologies (pp. 193-202).

2- Talhouk, R., Mesmar, S., Thieme, A., Balaam, M., Olivier, P., Akik, C., & Ghattas, H. (2016, May). Syrian refugees and digital health in Lebanon: Opportunities for improving antenatal health. In Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (pp. 331-342).

g. Fortification of salt with iodine in Lebanon: Current status and monitoring and evaluation of Law 178/2011

Publications

1- Ghattas, H., Francis, S., El Mallah, C., Shatila, D., Merhi, K., Hlais, S., ... & Obeid, O. (2017). Lebanese children are iodine deficient and urinary sodium and fluoride excretion are weak positive predictors of urinary iodine. European journal of nutrition, 56(2), 749-755. 

2- Akik, C., El Bawab, L., Ghattas, H., Obeid, O., El-Jardali, F. (2016). K2P Dialogue Summary: Informing Salt Iodization Policies in Lebanon to Ensure Optimal Iodine Nutrition. Knowledge to Policy (K2P) Center. Beirut, Lebanon.

3- ​Akik, C., El-Mallah, C., Ghattas, H., Obeid, O., El-Jardali, F. (2016). K2P Policy Brief: Informing Salt Iodization Policies in Lebanon to Ensure Optimal Iodine Nutrition. Knowledge to Policy (K2P) Center, Beirut, Lebanon.​

h. Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health and Nutrition (RMNCAH&N) in conflict settings: The case of Syrian women and children

Publications​

1- Akik, C., Semaan, A., Shaker-Berbari, L., Jamaluddine, Z., Saad, G. E., Lopes, K., ... & DeJong, J. (2020). Responding to health needs of women, children and adolescents within Syria during conflict: intervention coverage, challenges and adaptations. Conflict and Health, 14(1), 1-19.

​i. Measuring the impact of multipurpose cash transfers on the well-being of Syrian refugees in Lebanon

Publications​​

1- Chaaban, J., Ghattas, H., Salti, N., Moussa, W., Irani, A., Jamaluddine, Z., & Al Mokdad, R. (2020). Multi-Purpose Cash Assista​nce in Lebanon: Impact Evaluation on the Well-Being of Syrian Refugees. American University of Beirut Press.

2- Jamaluddine, Z., Irani, A., Moussa, W., Mokdad, R. A., Chaaban, J., Salti, N., & Ghattas, H. (2020). The Impact of Dosage Variability of Multi-Purpose Cash Assistance on Food Security in Syrian Refugees in Lebanon. Current Developments in Nutrition, 4(Supplement_2), 846-846.

3- REFUGEES, O. S. (2020). MULTI-PURPOSE CASH ASSISTANCE IN LEBANON. ​

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