Notes from the field: A case of hepatic failure and reflections on current status of healthcare of Syrian refugees in Lebanon Bayard Roberts, Kiran Jobunputra, Preeti Patel and Pablo Perel

Mohamadsalim Saiyed, John Kahler, Mutaz Kalabani

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Abstract

Recent trends and research suggest health conditions of the Syrian refugees in Lebanon are deteriorating. The following case study highlights some of the problems that refugees encounter seeking health care services in Lebanon. A coordinated response from Non-governmental organization (NGO) with intense focus on non-communicable disease (NCD) is needed to avert further worsening of health conditions on the ground.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number14
JournalConflict and Health
Volume12
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 9 2018

Keywords

  • Displacement
  • Health system in conflict
  • Lebanon
  • Non-communicable diseases (NCD)
  • Non-governmental organization (NGO)
  • Refugee health
  • Syrian crisis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Health(social science)
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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