Notes from the field: a case of hepatic failure and reflections on current status of healthcare of Syrian refugees in Lebanon

Research paper by Salim M. Saiyed, John Kahler, Mutaz Kalabani

Indexed on: 09 Apr '18Published on: 09 Apr '18Published in: Conflict and Health


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.