Rita Giacaman

PharmD, MPhil
Founder and Professor

Latest Publications

  1. Aggarwal A, Patel P……….. Giacaman R, Sullivan Richard.. The profile of non-communicable disease (NCD) research in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region: Analysing the NCD burden, research outputs and international research collaboration.  PLOS ONE 2020:1-19 https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0232077
  2. El Achi N, Menassa M, Sullivan R, Patel P, Giacaman r, Abu-Sittah G. Ecology of war, health research and knowledge subjugation: Insights from the Middle East and North Africa Region. Annals of Global Health 2020;86(1):120 1-4. 
  3. Ghandour R, et al Giacaman R. Double Burden of COVID-19 Pandemic and Military Occupation: Mental health among a Palestinian University Community in the West Bank. Annals of Global Health. 2020; 86(1): 131, 1–11. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5334/aogh.3007 
  4. Giacaman R. Reflections on the meaning of ‘resilience’ in the Palestinian context. Journal of Public Health 2019 doi: 10.1093/pubmed/fdz118 
  5. Hammoudeh W, Kienzler H, Meagher K, Giacaman R. Social and political determinants of health in the occupied Palestine territory (oPt) during the COVID-19 pandemic: who is responsible? BMJ Global Health 2020; 5:e003683. doi:10.1136/bmjgh-2020-003683. 
  6. Harsha N, Ziq L, Lynch M, Giacaman R. Assessment of parental nurturing and associated social, economic, and political factors among children in the West Bank of the occupied Palestinian territory (WB/oPt). BMC Pediatrics 2020; 20:407 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12887-020-02317-0. 
  7. Harsha N, Lynch MA, Giacaman R. Child abuse in the West Bank of the occupied Palestinian territory: social and political determinants. BMC Public Health 2020; 20:1-10. 
  8. Muhareb R, Giacaman R. Tracking COVID-19 responsibility. The Lancet March 26 2020 https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(20)30693-0/fulltext 
  9. Nemer M, Giacaman R, Husseini A. Lung function and respiratory health of populations living close to quarry sites in Palestine: a cross-sectional study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2020; 17 :1-13. 
  10. Sarhan MBA, Shannon HS, Fujiya R, Jimba M, Giacaman R. Psychometric properties of an Arabic Language health literacy assessment scale for adolescents (HAS-A-AR) BMJ Open 2020; 27:29-42.