Local Publications

The following publications used ISAAC data from the Tartous centre:

  • Mohammad Y, Tabbah K, Mohammad S, Yassine F, Clayton T and Hassan M. International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood: phase 3 in the Syrian Arab Republic. East Med Health J 2010; 16(7): 710-716

Tartous Centre

Phase OnePhase TwoPhase Three
Centre:Tartous, Syria ( Eastern Mediterranean )
Principal Investigator:Dr Samira Mohammad
Age Groups:13-14, 6-7Timeframe:April 2001 to October 2002
Sampling Frame:Random sampling but the areas were divided into highly polluted around the oil refinery, the power station and the cement factory… etc and low polluted areas in the country and the city.


Dr Samira Mohammad

Head of Paediatrics Department

PO Box 2500



  • National Coordinator for Syria
  • Phase Three Principal Investigator for Tartous