2019 List of Safe Beaches in Lebanon

The Lebanese Council for Scientific Research announced during a press conference two days ago a list of Lebanon's most and least polluted beaches. Based on the report findings, 14 beaches were tested and found safe for swimming: 1- Tyre 2- Naqqoura 3- Jbeil 4- Batroun 5- Fidar 6- Tabarja 7- Anfeh 8- Okaibeh 9- Maamaltein 10- Damour 11- Ain el Mraysse 12- Tripoli 13- Menieh As for Lebanon's most polluted beaches, with some having alarming…

Can Health Minister Jabak Implement Anti-Smoking Law 174?

The indoor smoking ban was first implemented back in 2012 but it turned out to be an epic failure. In 2015, Health Minister Wael Abu Faour promised he will make sure the law is enforced but instead smoking rates went up the roof. Fast forward to 2019, new Health Minister Jabak just launched today a national strategy to fight tobacco consumption and promised to: 1- Double the prices of cigarettes. 2- Implement Law 174 3-…
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Beit Mery To Ban Plastic Bags

1 month ago
Beit Mery municipality has issued a memo banning the use of plastic bags in all supermarkets and stores and replacing them with eco-friendly bags. All customers will receive a free eco-friendly bag for every purchase ...
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Moto Ambulance Project Officially Launched by UNDP & Bank Audi

1 month ago
Quick and efficient responses for medical emergencies are almost always hindered by traffic congestion especially in the cities. For that purpose, Bank Audi and the UNDP unveiled a great initiative where they supplied Civil Defense ...
Health

Pr. Jean-Marc Ayoubi on Top of Team Performing First Uterus Transplantation in France

2 months ago
I know we always tend to brag about Lebanese shining abroad, but some are really worth the attention. This is the case of a Lebanese doctor, Pr. Jean-Marc Ayoubi, who performed on March 31st, the ...
Health

Slighter: The Learning Lighter

3 months ago
There are roughly one billion smokers in the World of which 70% think of quitting, 40% actually try to quit but ultimately only 5% succeed. This is mainly because of two reasons: will power is ...
Health

Mongolian-Lebanese: It’s Time to Tell the Difference

3 months ago
March 21 is celebrated as Mother’s Day in Lebanon but it’s also World Down Syndrome day. For this sake, the Lebanese Down Syndrome Association released a powerful awareness video to shed light on this cause ...
Health

Alarming Suicide Numbers in #Lebanon: How You Can Help

3 months ago
According to statistics released by the ISF, the average number of suicide cases throughout the past ten years in Lebanon is 119, with the highest recorded number being 143 in 2017. This means that 1 ...
Critiques

Disturbing Images from Msayleh’s Mental Hospital “Al Fanar”

4 months ago
Hayat Jaber Ali Ahmad paid a visit to “Al Fanar”, a mental hospital in the Msayleh area and shared disturbing images and testimonies from the place which has been neglected for over two years now. ...
Critiques

What’s Happening Between AUBMC & NSSF?

4 months ago
Earlier today, a friend shared with me a statement by the NSSF that they are no longer working with AUBMC and will no longer cover expenses of NSSF patients there. I have no idea what ...
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