American University of Beirut — STI Diagnostic

American University of Beirut
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To support diagnostic tests for STIs in Lebanon.

Open Philanthropy recommended a grant of $49,000 to the American University of Beirut to purchase an instrument to perform diagnostic tests that will be used in a research project to understand the prevalence of sexually-transmitted infections (STIs) in Lebanon. Currently, the burden of STIs in Lebanon is neglected and poorly understood, especially among marginalized groups such as the large population of refugees in Lebanon.

This falls within Open Philanthropy’s focus area of scientific research, specifically within its interest in advancing human health and wellbeing.

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