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Investigator Rose Daher
There is evidence that diabetes is characterized by taurine deficiency (1–4), which has been linked to diabetic retinopathy, neuropathy, and nephropathy (5–7). Taurine is involved in neuronal modulati ...
Medicine 27 Mar 2019
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Investigator Nasser Yassin
Contemporary political volatility within the Middle East region has led to far reaching socio-economic upheaval and strife with a devastating impact generating mass displacement of Iraqi, Palestinian, ...
Sociology & Anthropology 17 Jan 2020
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Investigator Marco Bardus
Goal: This project aims to assess the quality (i.e. aesthetics, engagement, functionality, and information quality) of a previously identified set of 6 commercial apps for weight management, from a br ...
Public Health 17 Jan 2020
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Investigator Rima Nakkash
Background: Alcohol use is a major risk factor in premature death and disability, especially among youth. Evidence-based policies to prevent and control the detrimental effect of alcohol use have been ...
Public policy 17 Jan 2020
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Investigator Sawsan Abdulrahim
Background In addition to its well-known negative health outcomes, early marriage (EM) places adolescent girls on a poor education and social trajectory. Limited evidence exists as to whether EM in ...
Public Health 17 Jan 2020
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Objectives Assess the effect of selected low-cost eHealth tools on diabetes/hypertension detection and referrals rates in rural settings and refugee camps in Lebanon and explore the barriers to showi ...
Medicine 17 Jan 2020
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Investigator Lilian Ghandour
Background : The taboo surrounding reproductive and sexual health in the Middle East and North African (MENA) region, specifically among unmarried youth, has resulted in an incomplete and inaccurate d ...
Public Health 16 Jan 2020
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Investigator Abla Sibai
Objectives: To explore the prevailing relationships between residents and staff in nursing homes in Lebanon, and to elicit factors that influence these relationships. Method: Using a qualitative ph ...
Public Health 17 Jan 2020
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Investigator Fadi El Jardali
Background The use of health policy and systems research (HPSR) to support decision making in health systems is limited in the Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR). This is partly due to the lack of ef ...
Public Health 15 Jan 2020
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Investigator Fadi El Jardali
The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) contracts with 135 public and private hospitals to provide hospitalization services to 52% of Lebanon's citizens. Since 2001 the MoPH has used a three-tier reimbur ...
Public Health 15 Jan 2020