South of Global Health is a blog of the Global Health Institute at the American University of Beirut which tackles the Global South’s most pressing health issues across multiple intersectional themes. The blog intends to serve as an outlet for health-related issues affecting and originating from the most vulnerable regions of the developing world.

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A call to stand with mothers surviving postpartum psychiatric disorders in the Arab World
  • Zeinab El-Dirani
  • June 23, 2022

A call to stand with mothers surviving postpartum psychiatric disorders…

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The Mobile University for Health: A Journey of Empowering Women
  • Global Health Institute Academy Team
  • April 27, 2022

Countless efforts have been put in the last few years…

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 The Impact of COVID-19 on Syrian Refugee Children’s Mental Health, Access, and Retention to Education in Lebanon
  • Sarah Ibrahim and Theresa Farhat
  • July 15, 2021

  Background Lebanon currently hosts the highest per capita of…

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Education and Breastfeeding: Two Inroads into Better Nutrition
  • Emerson Monks, Harvard University
  • June 8, 2021

Countries in the Middle East and Northern Africa (MENA)—including Lebanon—face…

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In Times of Uncertainty, Civil Society Rises Up To The Challenge
  • April 29, 2021

As a civil society organization working in Lebanon since 2009,…

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The Role of Civil Society in Responding to Crises in Lebanon: Sharing Stories from the Field
  • CDLL
  • April 29, 2021

Lebanon has fallen victim to several crises during the last…

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Reaching Thousands of Children through Education: Terre des Hommes Italy’ Work in Lebanon
  • Terre des Hommes
  • April 23, 2021

“Our main concern after witnessing the devastating impact of these…

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Lessons Learned from Civil Society in Times of COVID-19
  • Thaki
  • April 23, 2021

Civil society has varied meanings and forms. It takes shape…

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Covid-19 Outbreaks in Prisons: A Call for Judicial System Reform
  • Teresa Nicoli Aldini
  • April 8, 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has drawn attention to a usually neglected…

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DISCLAIMER: The views and opinions expressed in this blog are the author’s, and do not reflect the views of the Global Health Institute or the American University of Beirut.


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