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AUB: Researchers Work with Yale University and University of Cambridge comment on cancer prevention and treatment in humanitarian settings

The World Health Organization (WHO) Eastern Mediterranean region is currently facing an immense burden of cancer. As this region continues to be a site of numerous protracted crises, with over 50 percent of the region experiencing humanitarian emergencies, non-communicable diseases, including cancer, are increasingly prevalent in displaced and host populations there.

Dr. Fouad Fouad from the American University of Beirut (AUB) – Faculty of Health Sciences, Graduate Public Health Program along with colleagues at the AUB Global Health Institute, researchers from Yale School of Public Health and the Department of Public Health and Primary Care at the University of Cambridge, published a comment in The Lancet on the political economy of cancer care in conflict settings. ​

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