Author: Natali Farran

Natali Farran is a neuropsychologist working as a senior research assistant at the American University of Beirut primarily. She is the recipient of the Rajaa Salam Scholarship Award (from the British Lebanese Association), as well as the Rosa Burden North Bristol NHS Trust Prize, and the Cheyne McCallum North Bristol NHS Trust Prize.

Global Corruption Barometer from Transparency International
A look at the Global Corruption Barometer results on Lebanon

Corruption, bribery, dissatisfaction, and some hope amidst the chaos.

Healthcare provider checks in on patient in Lebanon. (Al-Fanar Media)
Without political ties, healthcare access in Lebanon is more difficult

When access to social services is used as a deliberate strategy by politicians to gain support, healthcare inequalities are exacerbated. 

Political Violence - (PHOTO: Patrick Baz)
How the political violence in Lebanon is building community resilience

Understanding how communities endure political violence helps us understand the dynamic possibilities for growth within and post adverse times.