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We would like to express our gratitude to all individuals and resources that contributed to the development of this online course, “Conducting Health Research in Conflict Settings: Navigating Challenges for Impactful Evidence.” Their expertise, insights, and support have been invaluable in creating a comprehensive and informative learning experience.

Special thanks to:

King’s College London and the NIHR-Funded project Research For Health System Strengthening in Northwest Syria (R4HSSS) for their ongoing support and resources that helped shape this educational endeavor. OpenAI’s GPT-3 for providing valuable content generation and language improvement assistance throughout the course creation process. The Syrian Board of Medical Specialities (SBOMS) for their sincere and endless support to the deprived local communities in Northwest Syria. R4HSSS and Syria Development Centre Medical Education and Health Professionals Workstream members, for their dedicated efforts in designing and structuring the course content. Our expert reviewers and contributors who provided insightful feedback and suggestions for enhancing the course content. The research community, whose valuable insights and research findings have informed the course material. Our students and learners, whose passion for learning and commitment to enhancing health research in conflict settings inspire us to continue our work. Your collective contributions have resulted in a course that aims to equip learners with the knowledge and skills needed to navigate the unique challenges of conducting health research in conflict-affected environments. We extend our heartfelt appreciation to each and every individual who played a role in making this course possible.

Thank you for your dedication and commitment.

Sincerely, Yamama Bdaiwi MSc in Evidence-Based Health Care, The University of Oxford Syria Development Centre R4HSSS, War Studies Department, King’s College London

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