International Health Journalism: Middle Eastern resources

These resources can enable journalists to find information. To contribute additional sources or suggest a relevant health topic, send a few lines of explanation and the URL to Although these sources are in English, please let us know of good sources in other languages.

EMRO: Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office (WHO)
This regional office of the World Health Organization serves Middle Eastern countries and health initiatives throughout the Middle East and Mediterranean regions.

The Galilee Society: The Arab National Society for Health Research and Services
This NGO provides health research, reports, and services in the Palestinian community of Israel.

The Lancet series on Arab health
This series of free journal articles from The Lancet examines public health issues affecting Arabs in the Middle East and North Africa. 

Middle East Health
This magazine serves healthcare professionals in the Middle East and Levant region. 

Physicians for Human Rights - Israel
This organization provides medical assistance and health information to all populations under Israel's responsibility - residents of the occupied territories, Israelis, Bedouins, and any other inhabitants in need of assistance or advocacy. 

Voices and Views: Middle East and North Africa
This World Bank blog focuses on issues the Middle East and North Africa since the Arab Spring.