Blog Post Discusses How Health Centers In Syrian Refugee Settlements Struggle To Treat NCDs
Humanosphere: Noncommunicable diseases stress already struggling health care centers for Syrian refugees
Charlie Ensor, a freelance journalist, discusses the challenges of treating noncommunicable diseases in Syrian refugee settlements, writing, “The level of need, combined with the underfunded international response, has meant that the humanitarian community’s focus has been on meeting the immediate needs of refugees, such as providing food, shelter, among others. As a result, the needs of noncommunicable disease sufferers are often overlooked…” (4/1).
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