Refugees, healthcare and crises: informal Syrian health workers in Lebanon

Sharif Ismail , Adam Coutts, Diana Rayes, Sophie Roborgh, Aula Abbara, Miriam Orcutt, Fouad Fouad, Gladys Honein, Nour El Arnaout, Aya Noubani, Hana Nimer, Spencer Rutherford

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This paper draws on primary research among Syrian health workers located in Lebanon. It aims to better understand the position and work circumstances of a large group of Syrian health workers who fled to neighbouring countries, and often work there on an informal basis.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherInternational Institute for Environment and Development
Number of pages36
ISBN (Print)978-1978-1-78431-516-0
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2018


  • Health workers
  • Refugees
  • Syria
  • Informal labour
  • Human rights
  • Medical anthropology
  • Public Health
  • Urban development

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute


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