Academic Publications

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YearAuthorsTitleJournal
2021MC Tarnas, AN Desai, B Lassmann, A Abbara
Increase in vector-borne disease reporting affecting humans and animals in Syria and neighboring countries after the onset of conflict: A ProMED analysis 2003–2018International Journal of Infectious Diseases
2020U Moqeem, O Mukhtar, A Abbara, S Jabbour, M AbouzeidExperiences of healthcare workers displaced by conflict: lessons from past conflicts and implicationsEuropean Journal of Public Health 30 (Supplement_5), ckaa165. 308
2020MC Tarnas, AN Desai, B Lassmann, A AbbaraIncrease in Vector-Borne Disease Reporting Affecting Humans and Animals in Syria and Neighboring Countries Before and After the Onset of Conflict: A ProMED Analysis 2003-2018.International Journal of Infectious Diseases: IJID
2020A Abbara, A Ekzayez, A Tarakji, M Khalil, R SullivanSanctions on SyriaThe Lancet Global Health 8 (11), e1369
2020A García-Mingo, A Abbara, RB RoyYou said the hospital can't be bombedThe Lancet Child & Adolescent Health 4 (11), 804-805
2020Abbara A, Rayes, Fahham O, Hiraki O, Khalil M, Alomar A, Tarakji A. Coronavirus 2019 and health systems affected by protracted conflict: The case of Syria.
IJID
2020Abbara A, Rayes D, Khalil M, Kewara M, Tarakji A.Humanitarian catastrophe for civilians in northwest Syria.British Medical Journal. Vol 368. 1756-1833
2019Abbara A, Almalla M, AlMasri I, AlKabbani H, Karah N, El-Amin W, Rajan L, Rahhal I, Alabbas M, Sahloul Z, Tarakji A, Sparrow AThe challenges of tuberculosis control in protracted conflict: the case of SyriaInternational Journal of Infectious Diseases, ISSN: 1201-9712
2019Abbara A, Rayes D, Omar M, et al.Overcoming obstacles along the pathway of integrating Syrian healthcare professionals in GermanyBMJ Global Health
2019Orcutt M, Rayes D, Tarakji A, Katoub M, Spiegel P, Rubenstein L, Jabbour S, Alkhalil M, Alabbas M,Abbara AInternational failure in northwest Syria: humanitarian health catastrophe demands actionLancet, Vol:394, ISSN:0140-6736, Pages:100-103
2019Gunst M, Jarman K, Yarwood V, Rokadiya S, Capsaskis L, Orcutt M, Abbara, AHealthcare access for refugees in Greece: Challenges and opportunitiesHealth Policy. 14thJune 2019
2018Abbara A,Rawson T, Karah N, El-Amin W, Hatcher J, Tajaldin B, Dar O, Dewachi O, Sub Sitta G, Eric Uhlin B, Sparrow AAntimicrobial resistance in the context of the Syrian conflict: a summary and appraisal of existing evidenceInternational Journal of Infectious Diseases June 2018
2018Abbara A, Rawson T, Karah N, El-Amin W, Hatcher J, Tajaldin B, Dar O, Dewachi O, Sub Sitta G, Eric Uhlin B, Sparrow A.Antimicrobial resistance in the context: drivers before and after the onset of conflict and key recommendationsInternational Journal of Infectious Diseases May 2018
2017Fouad M F, Sparrow A, Tarakji A, Alameddine M, El-Jardali F, Coutts A P, Arnaout N, Bou Karroum L, Jawad M, Roborgh S, Abbara A, Alhalabi F, AlMasri I, Jabbour S Health workers and the weaponisation of health care in Syria: a preliminary inquiry for The Lancet–American University of Beirut Commission on SyriaThe Lancet
2017Coutts A P, Abbara A, Fouad M. F et al
Researching the Syrian tragedy: The need for evidence and moral reflexivity
Lancet Global Health.
2016I Sharif, A Abbara,SM Collin, M Orcutt, A Coutts, W Maziak, Z Sahloul, O Dar, T Corrah, F Fouad.Communicable disease surveillance and control in the context of conflict and mass displacement in SyriaInternational Journal of Infectious Diseases. May 2016
2016A Abbara, A Coutts, F Fouad, SA Ismail, M Orcutt.Mental Health amongst displaced Syrians: findings from the Syria Public Health NetworkJournal of the Royal Society of Medicine, January 2016
2016MZ Sahloul, JM Hassan, A Sankari, M Kherallah, B Atassi, S Badr, A Abbara,A Sparrow. The Other Syrian Crisis: The Impact of the Syrian Conflict on Healthcare in the Areas of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine.Annals of the American Thoracic Society. January 2016
2016Fouad FM, Alameddine M, Coutts AHuman resources in protracted crises: Syrian medical workers.Lancet. Apr 16; 387(10028):1613. 
2016Abarra A, Coutts A P, Fouad M. F, Miriam Orcutt, Ismail SMental Health among displaced Syrians: findings from the Syria Public Health NetworkJournal of the Royal Society of Medicine. vol. 109 (3), pp. 88-90
2015A Abbara,R Hallam, O Gabbar.British air strikes may affect Syrian healthcare.BMJ Blogs. December 2015
2015A Abbara,K Blanchet, Z Sahloul, F Fouad, A Coutts, W Maziak.The Effect of the Conflict on Syria’s Health System and Human Resources for Health. World Health & Population, 16(1) September 2015: 87-95.doi:10.12927/whp.2015.24318 /a
2015A Abbara,M Orcutt, O Gabbar.Syria’s lost generation of doctors.British Medical Journal2015; 350
2015A Coutts, F Fouad, A Abbara,A Sibai, Z Sahloul, K Blanchet.Responding to the Syrian health crisis: the need for data and research.Lancet Respiratory. Vol 3.
2013Coutts A, McKee M, Stuckler DThe emerging Syrian health crisis Arabic translation available hereLancet
2013Coutts A, Fouad M. FouadResponse to Syria's health crisis—poor and uncoordinated. World ReportLancet. June 28th.
2013Coutts A, Fouad M. Fouad & Batniji RAssessing the Syrian health crisis: the case of Lebanon. World Report. Lancet. Published online April 16, 2013