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 conflict and mobilize global action to strengthen the response to the conflict 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 collaborations including the seminal Lancet series on Health in the Arab world: A view from within, published in January 2014.
This is the first time an AUB faculty hosts and leads a Lancet Commission.
More on the Host institution (FHS/AUB) and its collaboration with The Lancet.
The Commission is supported by the various institutions represented in the Commission through the Commissioners and received funding support from a number of foundations and agencies.
Details and more news