3rd Session: Building Bridges: An Interdisciplinary Response to the Syrian Refugee Crisis

October 27, 2016 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
FXB Building, Room G12
651 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02115
Lara Jirmanus


Limited space available, RSVP here.

Participants in this session are requested to complete the following readings:

  1. UNHCR 3RP Regional Progress Report, June 2015 (pages 1-9)
  2. Health Service Utilization among Syrian Refugees with Chronic Health Conditions in Jordan, Doocy S, Lyles E, Akhu-Zaheya L, Oweis A, Al Ward N, Burton A (2016)
  3. Prevalence and Care-seeking for Chronic Diseases among Syrian Refugees in Jordan, Doocy et al. (2015)

This is a joint seminar series of the Harvard FXB Center at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the Middle East Initiative at the Harvard Kennedy School. The Seminar Series on the Syrian refugee crisis gathers scholars, practitioners, and thought leaders from across the Harvard and Boston communities engaged in research on Syrian refugees to discuss challenges and innovative solutions to promote refugee well-being. Bringing together academics from fields ranging from international law to education and public health, the seminar will foster collaboration and a global understanding of the complexity of the crisis.

For more details please, visit the website or email the organizer, Lara Jirmanus, at jirmanus@hsph.harvard.edu.