FHS and ICAP at Columbia University document the response of Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey to the burden of NCDs among Syrian refugees

Since the beginning of the Syrian conflict in 2011, Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey have hosted large refugee populations, with a high pre-conflict burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs). In this context, researchers at the Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) of the American University of Beirut (AUB) in collaboration with researchers from ICAP at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health conducted a review to explore how the three host country health systems have provided NCD services to Syrian refugees over years, and to highlight the successes and challenges they encountered. ​

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