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Amid Growing Need, Refugee Health Workers could Fill Key Gaps

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Apr 10, 2017 / 0 Comments

Over the past six years, at least half of Syria’s 30,000 physicians—perhaps more, no one knows for sure—have fled the country. Like other Syrian refugees, they have gone wherever they can: Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey, Europe, and, in much smaller numbers, Canada and the United States.


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Kent Garber

Kent Garber is a consultant for the World Bank, working with the Health, Nutrition, and Population team for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. He graduated Harvard Medical School in 2014 and is currently a general surgery resident at UCLA and completing a master of public health degree at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. He previously worked as a reporter in Washington, D.C. covering health policy.


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