A Narrative-Based Approach to Understanding Health Needs and Experiences Among Syrian Refugees in Amman, Jordan

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A Narrative-Based Approach to Understanding Health Needs and Experiences Among Syrian Refugees in Amman, Jordan
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Yang, Lanbo I Geary, Meghan I Al-Hadeed, Faisal (Author)
Brown University. Alpert Medical School. Scholarly Concentration Program. Global Health (research program)
Date Created
2018
Abstract
Since 2011, the Syrian Civil War has displaced around 5.5 million Syrians, most of whom live as refugees in Turkey, Lebanon and Jordan. In Jordan, Syrian refugees currently face various challenges navigating the healthcare system, such as lack of access to to treatment for chronic illnesses. This project aims to use narrative to understand the relationship between health, forced migration and identity among Syrian refugees in Amman. Participants were recruited through a local NGO, family and personal connections. 11 semi-structured interviews were conducted key themes were identified.
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Ethics
Primary health care
World health
Science and the humanities
Humanities--Research
Refugees
Middle East
Jordan
Syria
Psychiatry
Neurology
Human rights
Humanitarian assistance
Personal narratives
Essays
Qualitative research
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Scholarly concentration: Global Health
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Yang, Lanbo I Geary, Meghan I Al-Hadeed, Faisal, "A Narrative-Based Approach to Understanding Health Needs and Experiences Among Syrian Refugees in Amman, Jordan" (2018). Summer Research Showcase. Brown Digital Repository. Brown University Library. https://repository.library.brown.edu/studio/item/bdr:833853/

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