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AUBMC Launches TeleHealth through MyAUBHealth App A New Platform Allowing Patients to Connect with Their Doctors from the Comfort of Their Home

AUBMC Launches TeleHealth through MyAUBHealth App A New Platform Allowing Patients to Connect with Their Doctors from the Comfort of Their Home

Beirut, April 7 2020: In the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, TeleHealth has come forward as a necessary step to connect patients with their healthcare providers. The American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC), and as part of its commitment to the health and welfare of its community, has recently introduced the Telehealth feature through

A.N. Boukather SAL, Ford Distributor in Lebanon, Donates LBP50m and a new Escape SUV to Red Cross to fight COVID-19 Pandemic

BEIRUT, Lebanon, March, 2020 – Ford’s distributor in Lebanon, A.N. Boukather, has donated a Ford Escape and LBP50 million to the Red Cross in Lebanon to combat the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country. The Escape will be used to transport aid workers, medical staff and equipment to areas most affected by the

UNICEF is providing supplies and technical support to fight COVID-19 in Lebanon

Beirut, 6 April 2020 – UNICEF has procured and delivered medical supplies to 194 Primary Health Care Centres to support the healthcare frontline workers and population at risk in Lebanon. This includes 650,000 pairs of gloves, 830,000 surgical masks, 34,000 N95 respirator masks, 26,750 gowns and 3,000 infra-red thermometers, among other health items. UNICEF has


Abu Dhabi, Monday 6 April 2020: The Authority of Social Contribution – Ma’an’s ‘Together We Are Good’ programme will allocate some of the contributions received so far towards extra relief for Abu Dhabi’s health care sector. The past week has seen businesses and individuals step up their support financially alongside many in-kind contributions for the benefit

Julphar appoints new CEO to drive operational transformation and fuel growth

Newly appointed Julphar Chief Executive Officer set to deliver new strategic focus for regional pharmaceutical giant April 5th, 2020, Ras Al Khaimah (UAE) – Gulf Pharmaceutical Industries PSC (Julphar), one of the largest pharmaceutical manufacturers in the Middle East and Africa, has announced the appointment of Dr. Essam Farouk as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), as

Of Peacekeepers and Pandemics

By Jean-Pierre Lacroix The COVID-19 pandemic is also developing in countries marred by armed conflict. In an op-ed featured in Le Monde, the head of United Nations Peacekeeping, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, underlines the role UN peacekeepers can play together with Member States. Op-ed. No one, no community, no country, is immune from this deadly pandemic. This

Bayer launches recruitment drive in Saudi Arabia supporting continued growth of healthcare sector and Saudization goals

German multinational creates employment opportunities for young Saudis in the delivery of Science for a Better Life#MoveForwardwithBayer campaign supports Vision 2030 goals including employment creation for Saudi nationals and economic diversification. Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 5 April 2020 – Bayer, the German multinational pharmaceutical and life sciences company, has today launched a focused campaign (#MoveForwardwithBayer) in

Leadership in the time of Coronavirus

The features of leadership in the time of the coronavirus may change, but both rivalry between nations and the appetite for power continue. Some governments are exposing them to daily scrutiny, addressing people’s concerns but also wooing voters ahead of looming elections, while some governments believe life-and-death decisions are theirs to make as custodians of

Beit El Baraka and the Lebanese Food Bank are joining forces with 95 NGOs to help the less fortunate families during these darkest times in Lebanon.

We are all in this together. Donate now. More than a third of the Lebanese live in pain under the extreme poverty line – less than 7,000 LBP/4$ a day. No jobs, no social assistance, no government support, no adequate food, no medication, No Hope. Beit El Baraka and the Lebanese Food Bank are joining