Members of the Observatory are currently undergoing training for the Visual Health Project expected to be implemented in January 2018.
The Observatory has produced a research project in collaboration with SKOUN NGO, titled “Effectiveness of Opioid Substitution Treatment in Lebanon”, which has been published in the journal “Harm Reduction”.
A short report titled “HIV/AIDS in Syria and the response of the National Aids Program during the war” will soon be published. This study was conducted by the Observatory member Dr Ali Ghaddar under the workgroup “Infection Control”.
A link to the report will be uploaded under the tab “Journal Publications” once published.
The Observatory of Public Policies & Health has formed a committee to validate nutrition policies in its project “Nutrition Policies” in the workgroup “Community Nutrition”.
The work-group “Health in Prison” (HiP) has conducted a health assessment of women prisoners exposed to torture three decades after their liberation. In collaboration with Khiam Rehabilitation Center, HiP evaluated the factors that protect women from Post-traumatic Stress resulting from exposure to distinct torture events. Results were published in the Journal of Interpersonal Violence. Read here