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Health Policy paper

​​​​​​​​​​​ ​This page is dedicated to the major research output, and related publications, of The Lancet-AUB Commission on Syria: Health in Conflict​


Health workers and the weaponisation of health care in Syria: a preliminary inquiry for The Lancet–American University of Beirut Commission on Syria
Fouad M Fouad, Annie Sparrow, Ahmad Tarakji, Mohamad Alameddine, Fadi El-Jardali, Adam P Coutts, Nour El Arnaout, Lama Bou Karroum, Mohammed Jawad, Sophie Roborgh, Aula Abbara, Fadi Alhalabi, Ibrahim AlMasri, Samer Jabbour
Published: 14 March 2017 
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Simultaneously on 14 March 2017, The Lancet also released the following:​

Syria suffers as the world watches
The Lancet
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One attack on a health worker is one too many
Marie-Paule Kieny, Peter Salama, Erin Kenney, James Campbell, Tana Wuliji
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Syria: Health in Conflict 

Weaponisation of health care in Syria
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The weaponisation of health care: using people’s need for health care as a weapon of war over six years of Syrian conflict


TV & Radio interviews 

  • ​​​​ABC Radio Australia, ​BBC Arabic, BBC World Service - Health Check, CTV News (Canada), France24​, Radio Swiss, South African Broadcasting Corporation, TRT TV (Turkey)  

​​Online coverage

 *See The Lancet's Syria Co​mmission website for additoinal publications on Syria.

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