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Walid Ammar
Democratic Republic of the Congo Ministry of Health
117Publications
35H-index
21.1kCitations
Publications 117
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Published on Jan 14, 2019in BMC Public Health 2.57
Ziad Mansour1
Estimated H-index: 1
,
Randa Hamadeh3
Estimated H-index: 3
(Democratic Republic of the Congo Ministry of Health)
+ 6 AuthorsWalid Ammar35
Estimated H-index: 35
(Democratic Republic of the Congo Ministry of Health)
Background Following the Syrian crisis, a substantial influx of Syrian refugees into Lebanon posed new challenges to optimal vaccination coverage for all children residing in the country. In 2016, the district-based immunization coverage evaluation survey (CES) assessed routine immunization coverage at the district level in Lebanon among children aged 12–59 months.
Published on May 10, 2019in Foodborne Pathogens and Disease 2.00
M FadlallahSukayna (AUB: American University of Beirut), ShehabMarwa (AUB: American University of Beirut)+ 8 AuthorsAmmarWalid
Abstract Background: Foodborne diseases are still a major health issue in Lebanon, although some steps have been taken forward in food safety. To this purpose, PulseNet Lebanon, a foodborne disease...
Published on Apr 1, 2019in The Lancet 59.10
Angela Y. Chang1
Estimated H-index: 1
,
Krycia Cowling4
Estimated H-index: 4
+ 203 AuthorsGolsum Tsakalos1
Estimated H-index: 1
Summary Background Comprehensive and comparable estimates of health spending in each country are a key input for health policy and planning, and are necessary to support the achievement of national and international health goals. Previous studies have tracked past and projected future health spending until 2040 and shown that, with economic development, countries tend to spend more on health per capita, with a decreasing share of spending from development assistance and out-of-pocket sources. We...
Published on Jun 1, 2019in Journal of Global Oncology
F. Elias1
Estimated H-index: 1
(Lebanese University),
Anthony Gebran1
Estimated H-index: 1
(AUB: American University of Beirut)
+ 2 AuthorsWalid Ammar35
Estimated H-index: 35
(AUB: American University of Beirut)
PURPOSEChronic myeloid leukemia (CML) ranks second in terms of disease-related health care expenditures at the Lebanese Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) after breast cancer. With the introduction o...
Published on Dec 1, 2018in Journal of Public Health 1.65
Shadi Saleh7
Estimated H-index: 7
(AUB: American University of Beirut),
Angie Farah1
Estimated H-index: 1
(AUB: American University of Beirut)
+ 6 AuthorsMohamad Alameddine15
Estimated H-index: 15
(AUB: American University of Beirut)
Published on Nov 1, 2018in The Lancet 59.10
Rafael Lozano-Ascencio60
Estimated H-index: 60
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Nancy Fullman31
Estimated H-index: 31
+ 1208 AuthorsAhmed Abdelalim8
Estimated H-index: 8
Summary Background Efforts to establish the 2015 baseline and monitor early implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) highlight both great potential for and threats to improving health by 2030. To fully deliver on the SDG aim of "leaving no one behind", it is increasingly important to examine the health-related SDGs beyond national-level estimates. As part of the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2017 (GBD 2017), we measured progress on 41 of 52 heal...
Published on Nov 1, 2018in Journal of Global Oncology
F. Elias1
Estimated H-index: 1
,
Ibrahim R. Bou-Orm1
Estimated H-index: 1
+ 3 AuthorsWalid Ammar35
Estimated H-index: 35
PurposeThis study aims to evaluate trends in the increasing costs of oncology drugs procured by the Lebanese Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) between 2014 and 2016 and to assess the impact of the introduction in mid-2015 of new immunotherapy drugs for the treatment of lung cancer on the overall and specific costs of that treatment.MethodsA secondary analysis of data from the MOPH Cancer Drug Scientific Committee data base was conducted using a total of 18,133 cancer files between 2014 and 2016.R...
Published on Nov 1, 2018in The Lancet 59.10
Daniel Dicker30
Estimated H-index: 30
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Grant Nguyen34
Estimated H-index: 34
+ 1156 AuthorsJemal Abdela7
Estimated H-index: 7
Summary Background Assessments of age-specific mortality and life expectancy have been done by the UN Population Division, Department of Economics and Social Affairs (UNPOP), the United States Census Bureau, WHO, and as part of previous iterations of the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study (GBD). Previous iterations of the GBD used population estimates from UNPOP, which were not derived in a way that was internally consistent with the estimates of the numbers of deaths in...
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