#HopeForJose: Two-Year old Jose is Planned to Undergo Surgery Soon

Joseph Gerges is a 2-year old boy who was diagnosed with a Severe Combined Immune Deficiency due to a mutation in gene SP110 that leads to life-threatening liver fibrosis. The only cure for the SCID to prevent liver fibrosis is allogenic bone marrow transplant from a healthy donor and the cost is around $850,000. Jose's parents and friends have been campaigning for weeks and they were finally able to reach their goal and will be…

Stop Smoking Arguile

AUBMC is raising awareness through the below video on the dangers of smoking Shisha and how many perceive it as being less harmful than cigarettes. In order to do so, they teamed with a Shisha restaurant and served clients a pipe with a pack of cigarettes on top. Shisha smokers may inhale as much smoke during 1 hour as a cigarette smoker would inhale consuming 100 or more cigarettes. Shisha is extremely misunderstood by smokers.…
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Environment Minister is Blaming Syrian Refugees For Rising Air Pollution

2 months ago
There’s no doubt that Lebanon is facing an environmental emergency due to the presence of over one million Syrian refugees, but to claim that one of the key reasons for that is the Syrian crisis ...
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Adam is a 17 Year Old Running The Beirut Marathon To Support Free Mental Health Care

2 months ago
For the first time this year, a 17 year old will be taking part in the 42.195 km run at the Beirut Marathon and he’s doing it for a good cause, a cause that touches ...
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Lebanese Mothers Protest Near Ministry of Environment

2 months ago
A group of Lebanese mothers took the streets to protest against the ongoing garbage crisis and its adverse effects on children. The mothers had shared earlier highlighting the dangers of burning trash which, aside from ...
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Reviewing Doctors Online: With or Against?

2 months ago
Whenever people want to consult a doctor in Lebanon, they rely on word of mouth and ask their friends and family members about the “best” doctor in town. Most of the time, this doctor (a7san ...
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A Zero Waste Lebanon

2 months ago
“There is absolutely no need for incinerating, no need for landfills. If we perceive garbage as a useful resource, we can enrich our nature and our country”. If you still think recycling will never work, ...
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Recycling is the Ultimate Solution to Lebanon’s Garbage Crisis, and it’s Super Easy to Implement!

2 months ago
We are all excited about finally getting a Lebanese president but the garbage crisis is still out there with no solutions in sight. In fact, there is a solution that’s been out there ever since ...
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A Lebanese Heart Surgeon Treats Refugees For Free Once Per Week

3 months ago
Issam al-Rassi is a Lebanese surgeon and is currently dedicating one day every week to treat Syrian and Palestinian refugees for free. Dr El-Rassi is the Chief of Pediatrics Cardiac Surgery at the Children’s Heart ...
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203 Blood Units Collected During Achoura by DSC Lebanon & Who is Hussain

3 months ago
For the fourth year in a row, Who is Hussain? and Donner Sang Compter Lebanon organized a blood drive in Haret Hreik in commemoration of Ashoura. This special blood drive aims to encourage those who ...
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