The Lancet Palestinian Health Alliance

The LPHA comprises a collaboration of Palestinian and international researchers, committed to the highest scientific standards in describing, analysing and evaluating the health and health care of Palestinians, in order to contribute to the international scientific literature and to develop local evidence-based policy and practice.

About the project

Activities of the LPHA may be considered under 4 headings :

  1. Advocacy, based on science
  2. Developing scientific methods that are culture-specific
  3. Increasing capacity for research
  4. Promoting academic collaboration within the OPT, Lebanon and across the region

Cooperation

  • The Lancet
  • University of Oslo
  • Brown University
  • University of Glasgow
  • McMaster University
  • American University of Beirut
  • Harvard Medical School
  • University College Medical School, London
  • Birzeit University
  • The James Lind Initiative
  • Stanford University

Publications

  1. Health in the Occupied Palestinian Territory. Lancet March, 2009
  2. Research in the Occupied Palestinian Territory. Lancet, July 2010
  3. Research in the Occupied Palestinian Territory 2: Lancet July, 2011
  4. Research in the Occupied Palestinian Territory 3: Lancet July, 2012
  5. Research in the Occupied Palestinian Territory 4: Lancet December, 2013
Tags: Global South
Published May 24, 2011 2:43 PM - Last modified May 31, 2016 3:13 PM

Contact

Project leader

Espen Bjertness