First Lancet Commission
Why a global Lancet-American University of Beirut Commission on Syria?
The Syria conflict 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.
More on the Objectives
The Lancet - AUB collaboration
In launching the Commission, The Lancet and the American University of Beirut (AUB), and particularly its Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS), build on their prior and ongoing 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