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.