Ziad Khatib

Recent Contributions

Comparison of Ebola to other infectious diseases

Oct. 21, 2014
They looked at risk of fatality versus the risk of being contagious http://www.informationisbeautiful.net/visualizations/the-microbescope/ I would love to learn about people reactions and thoughts on this graph, it will help deepen my understanding more for the infectious diseases world! Thanks, Ziad
contagiousness ebola fatality vaccination

Reply to Routine data collection tools for NCDs

May 21, 2014
A very good question and healthy discussions! To collect data routinely, we need to have regular access to the target population. In limited-resource settings, this is a huge challenge, specially if the population is highly mobile. My immediate thought is about mHealth as an emerging tool that we see its ...

Reply to Laboratory services in resource limited areas

May 4, 2014
‎Hi Susan, I worked with MSF as lab tech. WHO has good literature, also MSF. Best, ziad

NCDs and Global Health

Oct. 3, 2013
Colleagues, NEJM made an online appearance for an article by Hunter & Reddy, to be published officially on Oct.9, 2013, entitled Noncommunicable Diseases. It shows an overview on the emergence of the burden of NCDs in low- and middle-income countries. Also there is an interactive time trend/map. Below pasted abstract ...
cancer Cardiovascular Diseases global health non communicable diseases Publications & Research

NCDs in humanitarian aid context

Sept. 8, 2013
Dear colleagues, This paper, entitled "Syrian Refugees, between rocky crisis in Syria and hard inaccessibility to healthcare services in Lebanon and Jordan" was done with collaboration with colleagues at the Children's hospital in Boston, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm and the African Centre for Migration and Society in Johannesburg. The Syrian refugees ...
Children & NCDs Chronic Respiratory Diseases Diabetes humanitarian crisis Jordan Lebanon NCD Publications & Research Refugees Syria

Recent Recommendations

"Global funds"

Non-Communicable Diseases

"Cancer burden in Africa and opportunities for prevention"

Non-Communicable Diseases

"The Perpetual Challenge of Infectious Diseases"

Non-Communicable Diseases

"Money or die"

Non-Communicable Diseases


Integrating M&E for Health Systems Strengthening

"Non communicable diseases are the leading causes of death in Addis Abababa"

Non-Communicable Diseases

"IAPAC conference highlight- using adherence to predict virologic failure"

Adherence & Retention

"Risk factors for virological failure among ART 2nd line recipients"

Adherence & Retention