Even simple strategies, like getting older cars off the streets, could save lives, says a scientist who looks for “realistic” solutions.
Non-communicable diseases associated with lifestyle and environment are on the rise, but disease patterns vary greatly by income levels and, in some cases, gender.
Deaths from AIDS are declining globally, but they are increasing in the Middle East and North Africa.
For the third year in a row, Yusuf Al-Qaoud leads two key listings of the most cited researchers in Jordan.
Arab scientist pushing to find new disease-fighting drugs, and new ways of developing them.
Female genital mutilation is widely practiced in the nation. The government and local and international organizations are working to stop it.
Some universities in the Middle East have added services based on Western models. Others offer no services at all.
Researchers will conduct a nationwide survey as a first step toward increasing access to care.
Mental health is a significant problem across the Middle East, experts say, but treatment and support often are not easy to find.