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OSRA Grant Cycle 5 Public Reports Project Title Impact of Covid-19 on work-family balance among physicians in Lebanon.pdf (2.88 MB)

OSRA Grant Cycle 5 Public Reports : Project Title: Impact of Covid-19 on work-family balance among physicians in Lebanon

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submitted on 2023-11-21, 11:54 and posted on 2024-01-30, 05:13 authored by Eveline Hitti, Lina Daouk-Oyry, Hani Tamim

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about profound challenges for healthcare workers worldwide, particularly for physicians who have been on the frontline of this crisis. Notably, the pandemic has blurred the lines between professional and personal life, creating disruptions in work-life balance, which have been exacerbated for physicians, especially those taking on additional domestic and parenting responsibilities. This study, conducted in Lebanon, aims to comprehensively assess the impact of the pandemic on physicians' work-life balance, working patterns, family responsibilities, and well-being, with a specific focus on gender dynamics. It recognizes the unique challenges faced by physicians and the spillover of professional work into their private lives. By examining these dynamics, this research intends to contribute to the development of evidence-based policies and recommendations to support physicians' work-life balance and family cohesion, not only in Lebanon but also within the wider Arab context. The methodology involved a web-based survey distributed to physicians registered in the Lebanese Syndicate of Physicians, conducted during August and September 2022, yielding valuable insights into these critical issues.



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Hamad Bin Khalifa University Press

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  • 2023

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  • Doha International Family Institute
  • Qatar Research Development and Innovation Council
  • Qatar National Research Fund - QRDI-C
  • Hamad Bin Khalifa University

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