Armed conflict alone does not explain the devastation of Yemen’s health system

CIC non-resident fellow Tayseer Alkarim co-authored a commentary piece on the causes of the devastation of Yemen's health system.

"For too long, the role of local populations has been underestimated or ignored, augmenting health disparities. Giving a voice to affected communities is possibly the most critical concept for provision of ideal healthcare in the armed conflict zones. Local humanitarian and civil society organisations and marginalised groups must all be decision-makers in short-term and long-term strategies."

Read the full article at BMJ Global Health here.

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Feb 23, 2021
Tayseer Alkarim
Humanitarian Crises