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AUB: Leads Innovative Project to Improve Family Planning Among Syrian Refugees and Host Communities Using Mobile Technology

Researchers from the American University of Beirut (AUB) – Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS), Graduate Public Health Program in collaboration with colleagues from the Eastern Mediterranean Public Health Network (EMPHNET) and the Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST) have been awarded a competitive grant to conduct a three-year research project entitled “Mobile technology and enhanced counseling to improve family planning among Syrian refugees and host communities in Lebanon and Jordan.”

The project aims to develop, implement, and evaluate data-driven strategies to encourage the adoption of quality family planning services among vulnerable host communities and Syrian refugees living in Lebanon and Jordan.

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