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Landmark intergenerational poll shows young people are 50% more likely than older generations to believe the world is becoming a better place – yet impatient for action on mounting crises

Landmark intergenerational poll shows young people are 50% more likely than older generations to believe the world is becoming a better place – yet impatient for action on mounting crises

Amid COVID-19 pandemic and Lebanon’s unprecedent crisis, young people feel greater pressure to succeed​, according to a UNICEF-Gallup international survey of more than 21,000 children and adults released for World Children’s Day New York/ Beirut, 18 November 2021 – Children and young people are nearly 50 per cent more likely than older people to believe that the world

LAU MEDICAL CENTER- Saint John’s hospital officially opens its doors in Jounieh and is bringing world-class medical excellence to the heart of Keserwan

Jounieh, 12th of November 2021: Under the patronage of His Excellency, Dr. Firass Abiad, Minister of Public Health represented by Dr. Mohamad Haidar , the LAU Medical Center, LAU Gilbert & Rose-Marie Chagoury School of Medicine and Dr. Michel Mawad, MD and President of the LAU are proud to announce the official opening of the


Technology-powered expansion across the emirates is key to the evolvement and betterment of the procurement market ABU DHABI, UAE – November 17, 2021: Rafed, the UAE’s prime group purchasing organisation (GPO) for the procurement, supply chain management, storage and distribution of essential medical equipment pharmaceuticals has set ambitious expansion plans across the emirates, fueled by

International Exposure / The Value of an International Medical Degree

The Dean of the School of Medicine at St. George’s University, Grenada, addresses the true value of an international medical program. Dr. Marios Loukas, MD, PhD Educational institutions have to prepare their medical students to face the realities of their professional world. Universities that are well equipped to offer global perspectives play a vital role

UNICEF and U.S. Embassy Beirut deliver 97 tons of urgently needed medical supplies for the Lebanese health sector

Beirut, November 16, 2021 – UNICEF, through funding from the U.S. Government, has delivered 97 tons of lifesaving medical supplies, valued at over one million U.S. dollars, to the Ministry of Public Health in response to severe shortages of supplies and medicines affecting health facilities across Lebanon. The humanitarian shipment arrived this morning to the Beirut international

Bellevue Medical Center receives the Joint Commission International (JCI) Gold Seal for the fourth time

Beirut, November 2021: Despite the serious challenges faced by the healthcare sector in Lebanon, Bellevue Medical Center (BMC) has been officially accredited by the Joint Commission International (JCI) for the fourth time, further reaffirming its position at the forefront of excellence in quality care and patient safety. The JCI has long been recognized as a

The Lebanese Society for Endocrinology, Diabetes and Lipids launches the campaign “تفادى ال 100” – “Avoid the 100”

Simple fasting blood sugar test detects early-stage diabetes and prediabetes, consequently, helps prevent complications Beirut, Lebanon – 2021: On the occasion of World Diabetes Day and to complement the campaign “Don’t miss the opportunity”, The Lebanese Society for Endocrinology, Diabetes and Lipids, in partnership with Merck, a leading science and technology company, launched a campaign

Boehringer Ingelheim increases commitments to sustainable development, to impact 50 million people through social innovation

Boehringer Ingelheim marks One Health Day 2021 by evolving commitments to sustainable development relating to the company’s employees, partners, and communities Updates include expanding healthcare access for non-communicable diseases for 50 million people in vulnerable communities, and an additional 50 million people reached through engagement and social entrepreneurship Ingelheim, 11 November 2021 – On the

The Allurion Program, an Emerging Novel Treatment for Type 2 Diabetes and Prediabetes

The ‘silent pandemic’: One in five in the UAE has diabetes, which is three times deadlier than COVID-19. Dubai, UAE —  On 9th November 2021, Allurion, the world’s first and only weight loss device that requires no surgery, endoscopy, or anaesthesia, announced new clinical data on the Allurion Program as an emerging novel treatment for