Health Minister Wants To Ban Formula Milk From Hospitals & Shops

When the new government was formed, I asked around about the new Health Minister and everyone told me he's an excellent doctor and a great fit for the job. I don't know if he's that good as a physician, but his performance as a minister so far is nothing to be proud of. No serious actions have been taken to cut down smoking and implement the No-Smoking law, he's attacking supplement stores claiming protein drinks…

El Hawa Saratan

According to a 2011 study, 93% of Beirut's population and a big majority of areas outside Beirut are exposed to high levels of air pollution largely caused by diesel generators. Add to that the increasing air pollution from garbage mountains, and the soon-to-come incinerators, and you have skyrocketing rates of cancer patients. In a 2018 statement by the Ministry of Health, it was reported that the rate of cancer patients in Lebanon has increased by…
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2019 List of Safe Beaches in Lebanon

1 month ago
The Lebanese Council for Scientific Research (CNRS) 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 ...
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Can Health Minister Jabak Implement Anti-Smoking Law 174?

2 months ago
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 ...
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Beit Mery To Ban Plastic Bags

3 months 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 ...
Baladi

Moto Ambulance Project Officially Launched by UNDP & Bank Audi

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

4 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

4 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 ...
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Mongolian-Lebanese: It’s Time to Tell the Difference

4 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

5 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 ...
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