Ongoing Research

Public health conference – School of Public Health, Al-Quds University- Jerusalem , Palestine
Health of Palestinians Inside and Outside the Occupied Palestinian Territory
On 18-19 March, the fourth annual Lancet Palestinian Health Alliance Conference on the “Health of Palestinians Inside and Outside the Occupied Palestinian Territory” took place in Cairo, Egypt.
Research on DM type 2 complications in the oPt
This study aimed to estimate the prevalence of selected diabetes mellitus complications, assess the level of control of diabetes, assess the quality of life and self management behaviours and assess health services and needs in a sample of Palestinian diabetic patients living in Ramallah governorate in the West Bank.
MENA Health Policy Forum (HPF)
Research on Type 2 Diabetes in Lebanon.
Research on Type 2 Diabetes in Lebanon. Abla Sibai and Christy Costanian, Faculty of Health Sciences, American University of Beirut
Non-Communicable Diseases in North Africa, the Eastern Mediterranean and Turkey
Non-communicable diseases (NCDs), particularly cardiovascular diseases (CVD), diabetes, and cancers, are increasing dramatically in low and middle income countries (LMICs), including in southern and eastern Mediterranean countries.
Metabolic Syndrome in Jordan
Metabolic syndrome (MeS) has received increased attention in the past few years. It is a constellation of interrelated risk factors of metabolic origin that directly promote the development of atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases (CVD).
Ongoing Research
Research involving our RESCAP-MED team