COVID Vaccination Update: ONLY 28.7% of Lebanese are Fully Vaccinated

Lebanon's vaccination campaign against COVID-19 was launched on January 27 2021, and the former Public Health Minister had promised 80% of the population would be fully vaccinated by the end of the year. Instead, Lebanon is among the worst ranked country in terms of vaccination rates with barely 29% of the population having received two doses. In addition to that, we still have over 600 cases on a daily basis and tens of positive cases…

Difficulties Deaf People Face Every Day in Lebanon

September 23 is the The International Day of Sign Languages and this year's theme is “We Sign For Human Rights,” highlighting how each of us – deaf and hearing people around the world – can work together hand in hand to promote the recognition of our right to use sign languages in all areas of life. People who are hearing impaired face considerable challenges, especially in countries like Lebanon which has yet to ratify the…

#TalkingSavesLives: Appreciation Post For “Embrace” & Their Tireless Efforts

2 months ago
No words are enough to describe the passion and dedication behind the “Embrace” team. Despite all the challenges that they’re facing, their young front-liners are bringing a glimpse of hope back to a fallen nation, ...

Good News: COVID-19 Vaccinations Surpass Reported Infections in Lebanon

5 months ago
The number of vaccinated people (first shot) has finally exceeded the number of reported infections in Lebanon as the ministry reported yesterday that 547,596 have received their first vaccine dose while the total number of ...

TAQA’s 180KM Open Water Swim Traverse From Cyprus to Lebanon

6 months ago
TAQA is an ISO-certified Lebanese bakery that produces nutritious and delicious healthy snacks that are wheat-free, corn free, soy free, and GMO-free, palm oil free. TAQA has been growing exponentially since 2016 and can be ...

Lebanon Will Get One Million Doses of Russia’s Sputnik V Vaccine Next Thursday

8 months ago
After weeks of stalling, the Health Ministry has finally taken the first step towards speeding up the vaccination campaign in Lebanon, by allowing a Pharmaline, a private Lebanese company, to acquire one million doses of ...

Around 1000 Doctors Are Considering Leaving Lebanon

8 months ago
Last year, the head of the doctors’ syndicate stated that over 400 doctors had left the country, creating a major problem for university hospitals and for the overall medical sector. This year, Abou Sharaf declared ...

List of Private Companies Authorized to Import COVID-19 Vaccines

9 months ago
Lebanon’s Health Ministry stated earlier this week that it has authorized 20 private companies to import COVID-19 vaccines, but a Ministry official said the local companies “have so far faced rejection from the companies that ...

Troubling Numbers In The First Vaccination Report By The Central Inspection

9 months ago
Joelle M. Abi-Rached published on twitter the full report by the Central Inspection following the first week of COVID-19 vaccination in Lebanon. Looking quickly at the numbers in the report below: – 28,080 doses of ...

Beirut’s Crisis Observatory Study: No Herd Immunity Before 2025

9 months ago
A study conducted by the Crisis Observatory at the American University of Beirut warned that Lebanon will not reach herd immunity before the summer of 2025 at this slow pace. In fact, Lebanon has only ...