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Use Antibiotics Wisely To Avoid Bacterial Resistance

Use Antibiotics Wisely To Avoid Bacterial Resistance

Antibiotics are medicines used to treat infections or diseases caused by bacteria (e.g. respiratory tract infections such as pneumonia). Antibiotics do not work on infections caused by viruses such as the common cold or the flu. Antibiotics work by: Blocking vital processes in bacteria, killing the bacteria, or stopping them from multiplying. Some bacteria can become resistant to antibiotics so


iFight PID Fund organized a Cultural Duo fundraising concert to support its mission: “Every child with PID should have the chance to live”

Beirut, November 19, 2018 – Following its launch in 2017, the iFight PID Fund, a              volunteer initiative which benefits children diagnosed with Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases (PID) at the American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC) in collaboration with the American University of Beirut (AUB), organized a Cultural Duo Guitar and Flute fundraising concert at AUB’s


The Order of Pharmacists of Lebanon inaugurated its 26th annual congress “Teaming Up for Excellence in Patient Care”

Beirut, November 17, 2018, Under the High Patronage of His Excellency, the President of the Lebanese Republic, General Michel Aoun, the Lebanese Order of Pharmacists organized its 26th Annual Congress entitled “Teaming Up for Excellence in Patient Care”. The event was held on the 16th, 17th and 18th of November, 2018, at the Hilton Habtoor



By Maria Baghdoyan, Corporate Nutritionist, Nestlé Middle East If you think you have a soft spot for sweets; well, rest-assured you are not alone. Who can say no to that delicious piece of chocolate cake or that mouthwatering apple pie? Sugar is present on a daily basis in our diets and is available everywhere in


GlobeMed Study about Influenza Cases among the Beneficiaries of the Third-Party Payers Contracted with GlobeMed Lebanon

8130 cases of influenza over 2-year period (2015 through 2017) among the beneficiaries of the Third-Party Payers Contracted with GlobeMed Lebanon 7% of influenza deaths happened in the elderly over 65 years Swine flu tests are essential for the elderly suffering from flu symptoms Beirut 15 November, 2018: A study conducted by the medical team


Children in Lebanese Public Schools Receive Excellent Nutrition Education

Ajyal Salima nutrition education program rated excellent & deemed worldwide benchmark by independent global assessment agency Partners Ministry of Education and Higher Education in Lebanon, the American University of Beirut, and Nestlé celebrate accolade with classroom tour and call for expansion into private schools Beirut, 8 November 2018: Children in Lebanese public schools are receiving


LGB BANK sponsors the participation of Alzheimer’s Association Lebanon in the Beirut Marathon

Known for fervently supporting social, humanitarian and sports events, LGB BANK has sponsored the participation of the Alzheimer’s Association Lebanon (AAL) at the Beirut International Marathon under the slogan “We Run for Alzheimer’s” with the participation of a large number of the Bank’s employees and members of the AAL. Participants wore T-shirts that were especially


Faculty of Medicine at AUB grants US fellowships for its students

A significant step in building the foundations of medical education and healthcare through AUBMC 2020 Vision Beirut, November 13 2018 – The American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC) announced that graduates from the American University of Beirut – Faculty of Medicine part of Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education International (ACGME-I) programs with Advanced