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The reverberating health effects of explosive weapon use in Syria


 

SUMMARY: The impact of explosive weapons on the health of the Syrian people and on healthcare in Syria is almost indescribable. Life expectancy dropped by over 20 years, according to the Syrian Centre for Policy Research, from 75.9 years in 2010 to 55.7 in 2015. It is a worsening fuelled by both direct violence and the indirect impact on health and healthcare.


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Published: Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 12, 2019

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