Health bulletins

How do you know you have Hepatitis?

Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver caused by a virus most of the time. The most common forms of hepatitis are hepatitis A, B, and C. Hepatitis Symptoms Many people may exhibit only mild or no symptoms at all. However, each form of the virus can cause more severe symptoms. Symptoms may include: Fatigue

Lebanese Fertility Society Launches New #DontDelayYourDream Campaign to Help Families Grow

Beirut, Lebanon – July, 2021. In the weeks leading up to World IVF Day,Lebanese Fertility Society launched a new campaign, in collaboration with Merck, a leading science and technology company, to support couples in making their fertility dreams come true. This campaign aims to raise awareness around infertility, its causes, symptoms, and to remind the

The UN hosts a virtual dialogue to inform ground-breaking UN Summit on the Future of Food in Lebanon

The dialogue was held under the patronage of Deputy Special Coordinator, Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Lebanon, Ms. Najat Rochdi and Lebanese MP Ms. Inaya Ezzeddine, with the active participation of several UN agencies, funds, programmes and regional commissions operating in Lebanon, including the World Food Programme (WFP), the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the

Lebanon receives new COVAX shipment of COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca

Beirut, Lebanon – July 16, 2021: Lebanon today received 129,600 doses of COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca through COVAX. COVAX, co-led by the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), Gavi (the Vaccines Alliance), and the World Health Organization, is a global initiative that works with governments and manufacturers to ensure COVID-19 vaccines are available worldwide to both

The EU-TAF programme’s second round of applications for Lebanese companies is closing soon!

Beirut, Friday July 16th, 2021 The EU-TAF programme’s second round of applications for technical assistance to Lebanese companies and start-ups/early-stage enterprises in the Agri-food, Creative/ICT, Healthcare sectors, who have or are in the process of developing/completing, an Innovation, Growth, or Internationalisation focused, development plan is due to close soon! The deadline to apply is on

Bayer Middle East supports German Red Cross on a COVID-19 humanitarian aid initiative in Lebanon

• Bayer Middle East will support a German Red Cross initiative funded by the Federal Foreign Office of Germany to provide humanitarian assistance for vulnerable families through health services in Lebanon in the context of COVID-19 with a donation of EUR 25,000 • The initiative targets around 850,000 people encompassing some of the most vulnerable

Middle Eastern Medical Students at St. George’s University Secure US Residencies

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 12 July 2021 – Nine Middle Eastern medical students from St. George’s University (SGU) School of Medicine in Grenada have been appointed to begin their residency positions at prestigious US medical hospitals and health centers this summer. The students will make an undeniable impact on healthcare. St. George’s University, the premier

Practical Tips to Lose Weight

Plenty of trendy diets can make you lose considerable weight in a short period. However, they will leave you feeling hungry and deprived and most probably, you will regain your weight once you stopped dieting. Adopt these simple tweaks to your lifestyle to lose weight slowly and irreversibly: Close the kitchen at night: Establish a