AUBMC Wins the Silver Dubai Lynx Award for Shisha Risks Awareness Video

I shared this ad on the health risks of smoking Shisha over a year ago and thought it was a brilliant one. Basically AUBMC went to a regular Shisha coffee shop and asked the waiter to surprise those ordering Shisha with a special Arguile containing 100 cigarettes instead of the usual tobacco-flavored head. Why 100 cigarettes? Based on an internal study conducted by AUBMC , the report findings proved that one hour of Shisha is…

First Stroke Center in Lebanon Open at LAU Medical Center-Rizk Hospital

Lebanon's first comprehensive stroke center was recently inaugurated at the LAU Medical Center-Rizk Hospital where the best possible care will be given to stroke victims or patients at risk of developing a stroke. Knowing that stroke is one of the leading causes of death in Lebanon and the world, the rapid response to stroke symptoms, as well as the high quality of care and equipment are key elements for more efficient treatment. The center recently…
Critiques

Is it Normal to Fish Near the Sewers?

1 month ago
Every time I’m walking from Ayn el Mraysse towards the lighthouse, I notice a large number of fishermen gathering around one specific spot, which is where the sewers are discharged down into the Mediterranean. The ...
Food

Trying Out Zaatar W Zeit’s Lent-Friendly Items

2 months ago
Lent is a season of reflection and preparation before the Easter Celebrations and is marked by fasting both from food and festivities. As far as food is concerned, people tend to fast from meat and ...
Health

Is Incineration the Right Solution for Beirut?

2 months ago
How should we handle the ongoing garbage crisis? Should we acquire incinerators? How can we manage such facilities without polluting? What kind of waste should we incinerate? Amid the lack of transparency from the Lebanese ...
Baladi

Barley & Bean’s Awesome Fresh Water Initiative: No Plastic, Free Water!

3 months ago
The world has a major problem with too much waste. Lebanon is no different, in fact, with the ongoing garbage crisis with no meaningful solution in sight, reducing our waste drastically is a major necessity. ...
Critiques

Lebanese Cabinet Wants to Expand Costa Brava Landfill

3 months ago
Few days ago, I was arguing that “we don’t need McKinsey to clear garbage from the streets and recycle, we need competent ministers who are convinced that burning garbage is bad for our health and ...
Baladi

How a Lebanese Woman Achieved a Zero-Waste Life With Little Effort

3 months ago
If you ever wonder whether a no waste life is possible in Lebanon, just watch this short video and find out that it’s much easier than you may think. This woman lives a completely no ...
Health

Ashoura Blood Donation Campaign by “Who Is Hussain”

6 months ago
Every year, during Ashoura, Who is Hussain? and Donner Sang Compter Lebanon team up to organize a blood donation campaign to encourage those who commemorate Ashoura to “give blood for those who need it most ...
Health

Tap Water Plastic Contamination: Lebanon Water among the Most Highly Contaminated

7 months ago
The Guardian published findings from an investigation by Orb Media, and found that “The US had the highest contamination rate, at 94%, with plastic fibres found in tap water sampled at sites including Congress buildings, ...
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