Lebanon To Partially Re-Open Tomorrow: Wear Your Masks & Apply Social Distancing!

Lebanon's Prime Minister has announced today that the government will proceed to "partially re-open" the country as of Monday, while Interior Minister Mohammed Fahmi issued a memo detailing the rules to be followed as the country reopens. To sum things up: - Night curfew will begin at 7PM - License plate-based driving restrictions will still apply. - The majority of businesses in the public & private sectors will be allowed to operate at 50% capacity…

Café Najjar Offering Free Raqwa Coffee Machines & Capsules to Health Heroes

To thank them for their service and for the sacrifices and efforts they are making round the clock, leading Lebanese coffee maker Café Najjar is offering free Raqwa Machines and capsules to the entire medical, nursing, administrative teams and all front-liners of Coronavirus . The initiative started with Rafic Hariri University Hospital and the American University of Beirut Medical Center , and will be extended to reach other hospitals and medical centers. We've seen a…
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LAU Mobile Clinic Touring Lebanon to Provide Free PCR Tests

1 month ago
LAU launched a week ago The Mobile Clinic and has been touring Lebanon offering free PCR tests for patients who cannot afford it or are not covered by the NSSF or any other medical insurance. ...
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COVID-19 Update: Is Lebanon Flattening The Curve?

1 month ago
Health Minister Hamad Hassan appeared in a video yesterday re-assuring Lebanese that we’re close to achieving our goal, which I assume means containing the pandemic and flattening the #COVID19 curve, but did not provide further ...
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Two Easy DIY No-Sew Approaches To Make Face Masks

1 month ago
Should healthy people wear masks to prevent Coronavirus? Should everyone wear masks? Is a Homemade Mask effective? Which material should we use? Are cloth face coverings recommended? How about cheap paper masks? Bandanas? The truth ...
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SPEAK UP COVID: Much-Needed Psychological Support for Health Care Workers

1 month ago
Everyone’s talking about providing health care workers with personal protective equipment, but there’s another crisis that few are tackling, which is how to mitigate or prevent more serious psychological or mental health issues that health ...
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AUBMC Launches Pandemic Evaluation Clinic And Center To Counter COVID19 Outbreak

1 month ago
Early last week, The American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC) announced that they’re now performing COVID19 tests at their newly established Pandemic Evaluation Clinic And Center. The PECC is located in Building 56, the ...
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Berri’s Wearing an AirDoctor Portable

2 months ago
82-year old Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri was captured wearing an AirDoctor card during his meeting with a group of ministers earlier this week. The card in question is a Japanese product that supposedly “protects against ...
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Bayte Baytak – A free Airbnb initiative to shelter Red Cross and Medical Heroes during coronavirus crisis

2 months ago
“!كرمال أبطال الجهاز الطبي والصليب الأحمر بيوتنا إلكن” Lebanese always find a way to help each other. But this time, it transcended all expectations. People opening their doors to welcome Lebanese Red Cross volunteers and ...
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Three Initiatives by Lebanese To Produce Ventilators For #COVID19 Patients

2 months ago
Are there enough ventilators to treat all the patients? This is a question that’s being asked all over the world as the coronavirus pandemic spreads its wings. Ventilators are key to treating critical patients as ...
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