American Univesity of Beirut

Lancet-AUB Commission on Syria
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​First ​Lancet Commission ​

  • ​to focus on the subject of health in war and armed conflict
  • to focus on a country in conflict, specifically Syria, as an issue of global health​
  • to be hosted and led by an academic institution in the Arab & Eastern Mediterranean ​region ​and the global South​


The Commission is supported by the various institutions represented in the Commission through the Commissioners and has received funding support from a number of foundations and agencies.

The IDRC has provided foundational support to the Commission

The following organizations have provided additional research support.


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