First Lancet Commission to focus directly on the subject of conflict and health First Lancet Commission to examine conflict in Syria, an issue of global interest and dimensionFirst Lancet Commission to be hosted and led by an academic institution in the Global South
Why a global Lancet-American University of Beirut Commission on Syria?
The Syria crisis has:
At a time when there is:
Aim and objectives
The Commission's overall aim is to produce the best possible science in relation to health and Syrian crisis and mobilize global action to strengthen the response to the crisis with a particular focus on health.
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The Lancet - AUB collaboration
In launching the Commission, The Lancet and the American University of Beirut (AUB), andd particularly its Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS), build on their prior collaboration to advance global discussions on health issues in the region. This includes the Lancet series on Health in the Arab world: A view from within, published in 2014.
This is the first time an AUB faculty hosts and leads a Lancet Commission.
More on the Host institution, FHS/AUB