Health bulletins

The Ministry of Public Health and the Lebanese Pediatric Society urge parents to get their children vaccinated against measles

The Ministry of Public Health and the Lebanese Pediatric Society urge parents to get their children vaccinated against measles

WHO and UNICEF call for collective actions to fight measles during outbreak February 17, 2020 – The recent measles vaccination campaign launched back in December following the outbreak that has spread across Lebanon have many parents concerned. The Ministry of Public Health, along with the Lebanese Pediatric Society, WHO and UNICEF are very concerned about

Know More About the New Coronavirus

What is a coronavirus? Coronaviruses cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases. What are the symptoms? Coronavirus symptoms can be mild including a runny nose, sore throat, cough, and fever.  It can be more severe for some persons and can lead to pneumonia or breathing difficulties.  More rarely, the disease can


Recent protests in Lebanon have highlighted the growing economic challenges faced by people across the country. Although the situation has worsened considerably over recent months, these challenges have been felt for years by different sections of Lebanese society. Getting hold of affordable medical care, for instance, has long been a particular problem for vulnerable people

Physicians at LAU Medical Center-Rizk Hospital launch the Act of Compassion initiative

Faithful to LAU Medical Center-Rizk Hospital’s proposition and brand promise of healing with compassion, doctors decided to support the Lebanese community and launched the Act of Compassion initiative. Beirut, XX- February 2020: The Act of Compassion initiative started when a group of physicians at LAU Medical Center-Rizk Hospital decided to give back to their community

Air France-KLM Group update on coronavirus situation in China

The Air France-KLM Group continues to closely monitor the developments of the outbreak of the coronavirus in China, while maintaining close contact with international health and aviation authorities. After careful consideration of the developing situation, on January 30, 2020 the Air France-KLM Group decided to suspend all Air France and KLM flights to and from

WHO Lebanon confirms no reported coronavirus cases in the country

No cases of coronavirus have yet been reported in Lebanon. However, the Ministry of Public Health remains very vigilant for early detection of any case, as per the requirements of the International Health regulations. The WHO Lebanon Office supports and works closely with the MOPH to increase preparedness and response measures (efforts) and to monitor