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Table 2 Health Service Gaps in Lebanon

From: Assessment of the health needs of Syrian refugees in Lebanon and Syria’s neighboring countries

Author General Area Summary of Findings
Doocy et al. [64] General Perceived low interest on the provider side; did not ask general questions (60%) or about medication complications (50%).
Parkinson et al. [65] General Could not access healthcare due to complex layout, subject to prejudice at hospitals.
Strong et al. [42] General (Older population) Cost was the primary reason for not seeking healthcare (79%).
Benage et al. [34] Women’s Health Low number of Syrian refugee women had received all 4 minimum antenatal visits compared to Lebanese women.
Cherri et al. [66] Women’s Health Main barrier to accessing contraceptives was cost, being unaware of the services, and refusal form the husband.
Huster et al. [35] Women’s Health Low antenatal care attendance reported by Syrian women.
Masterson et al. [37] Women’s Health Perception that reproductive health services are unavailable (45%), inaccessible (40%); main barrier is cost (50%).
Tappis et al. [27] Women’s Health Cost was cited as the primary reason for not seeking delivery location.
Roberton et al. [33] Vaccines Difficulty obtaining vaccines (40%).
Rossi et al. [41] Vaccines Low prevalence of fully vaccinated children (54%).
Doocy et al. [2] NCDs Syrian refugees receive NCD care access at the same frequency as Lebanese host community members