Health bulletins

Physicians at LAU Medical Center-Rizk Hospital launch the NATIONAL SEROLOGY PREVALENCE STUDY

Physicians at LAU Medical Center-Rizk Hospital launch the NATIONAL SEROLOGY PREVALENCE STUDY

Beirut, 26th of February 2020: As part of the Lebanese American University (LAU) and the Lebanese American University Medical Center- Rizk Hospital’s duty to rise to medical challenges pertaining to public health matters in general, and to execute a pioneering mission to assess the herd immunity to COVID-19 amidst the pandemic in Lebanon, a research

Hope Consortium ushers in the age of blockchain to ensure safety and integrity of the global COVID-19 vaccine supply chains

Abu Dhabi, UAE – February 24, 2021:  Hope Consortium, an Abu Dhabi-led public-private partnership delivering large quantities of COVID-19 vaccines globally, is utilizing internally developed “mUnity” system to ensure full visibility, safety and security, and tamper-proof distribution of the COVID-19 vaccines, despite the complexities of their transportation. Developed by Maqta Gateway, Abu Dhabi Ports’ digital

As part of Proctor and Gamble’s COVID-19 relief efforts Tide and Ariel to Donate a Million Antivirus Washes to Frontliners in Hospitals Across Saudi

Saudi Arabia, 24 February 2021 –Leading detergent brands Tide and Ariel have announced plans today to donate one million washes to frontline workers in 54 public and private hospitals across Saudi Arabia before the end of March 2021. As healthcare workers and first responders fight the pandemic, Tide and Ariel have launched their COVID-19 relief

Safety above all, always: Emirates operates first flight serviced by fully vaccinated frontline teams across all customer touchpoints

EK215 to Los Angeles supported by over 70 vaccinated frontline team members across the operational spectrum Close to 26,000 of Emirates Group’s frontline aviation workforce already vaccinated with two doses DUBAI, UAE 21 February 2021: Honouring its commitment to the health and safety of its employees and customers, Emirates today has become among the first airlines

Tips for Practicing Positive Thinking

Do you tend to see the glass as half-empty or half full? What is Positive Psychology? Positive psychology studies what makes life most worth living and focuses on human strengths and virtues. It does not necessarily mean ignoring the bad things; instead, it involves making the most of the potentially bad situations and trying to

Finland supports UNICEF’s in Lebanon to promote multi-dimensional child wellbeing through integrated programming

18 February 2021 – The Government of Finland reaffirmed its commitment to the most vulnerable children living in Lebanon by contributing an additional € 4,3 million to UNICEF’s No Lost Generation programme. The new contribution will improve the well-being of vulnerable children girls and boys and young people – particularly increase opportunities to learning through


15 January, 2021; Beirut-Lebanon; Rotary Clubs Beirut Cedars – Lebanon and Bad Homburg v.d.H. – Germany delivered the ventilator part of the MRI Compatible Ventilator to Lebanese Hospital Geitaoui-UMC, this machine being one of six machines ordered for the hospital in the frame of a global grant, project value $379,946 Rotary Club Beirut Cedars partnered

On the occasion of Valentine’s Day, M.A.L.I. launches the “Traditional Virginity Test” campaign, introducing sets of blank bed sheets that denounce and fight the demeaning ritual of ‘virginity testing’

• There is no scientific evidence of a woman’s virginity1. • A study on 36 pregnant women from 2004 showed that 34 of them still had an intact hymen2. • Only 50% of women bleed during their first intercourse3. February 14, 2021 – M.A.L.I. Movement has chosen February the 14th, Valentine’s Day – a day that epitomizes love

Guidelines for the Early Detection of Cancer

Screening tests are used to find cancer before a person has any symptoms. Breast cancer Women within the age range 40 – 44 should have the choice to start annual breast cancer screening with mammograms (x-rays of the breast) if they wish to do so Women within the age range 45 -54 should get mammograms