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LPHA, 2018

The Institute of Community and Public Health at Birzeit University, in collaboration with the Faculty of Health Sciences at the American University of Beirut, is pleased to invite submissions of abstracts for presentation at the upcoming Lancet Palestinian Health Alliance 2018 Ninth Annual Conference “Health of Palestinians”. The conference will be held on March 23-24, 2018 at the American University of Beirut, Lebanon. A broad range of topics related to health and determinants of health of Palestinians living inside and outside the occupied Palestinian territory are welcome. Studies may focus on any issue relevant to Palestinian health including communicable and non-communicable diseases, nutrition, water and sanitation, health and human security, equity, the political and social determinants of health, human rights, demography and population, occupational health, mental health, refugee and internally displaced people, women’s health, child health and protection, disability, health services and access to health services, health system and health insurance, surveys of health care and public health practice, evaluations of clinical and public health practices, research syntheses relevant to Palestinian health, and professional education, training and development, among other topics.

Abstracts should not exceed 500 words in length, and should be written in English including Background, Methods, Findings, and Interpretation whenever appropriate. Abstracts should also include the full names and affiliations of all abstract authors, and the email address of the corresponding author. Abstracts should be sent to LPHA Coordination Team no later than November 12, 2017. For more information and to send the abstracts, you can contact this email address: