AUBMC Performs the First Lung Transplantation in Lebanon

Doctors and patient

The new procedure gives hope to terminal lung disease cases and raises awareness about the importance of organ donation Beirut, 15 January 2019: In line with its commitment to providing cutting-edge medical treatment and technologies, the American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC) performed the first lung transplant surgery in Lebanon. The procedure was performed […]

iFight PID Fund organized a Cultural Duo fundraising concert to support its mission: “Every child with PID should have the chance to live”

People at Conference

Beirut, November 19, 2018 – Following its launch in 2017, the iFight PID Fund, a volunteer initiative which benefits children diagnosed with Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases (PID) at the American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC) in collaboration with the American University of Beirut (AUB), organized a Cultural Duo Guitar and Flute fundraising concert at AUB’s […]

Dining in the Dark

Accepting an invitation to dine in the dark gives the writer new insight. Article by: Yara Zgheib Where is the salt? First question of many that catapults through my mind. I reach my hands forward, slowly, hesitant, feeling the tablecloth in front of me. My fingers touch something tubular. Two. Glass. The top feels like […]

Lebanon’s Superheroes: Marc Torbey

A Lebanese hero reflects on the work of Offre Joie, an NGO he credits with saving him. Article by: Maryam Ghaddar Sometimes it takes stepping out of the shadows and into the light for a person to become the hero the world needs. Sound familiar? It should. It’s about the scene in “Superman” when Clark […]

Dispensaries in Lebanon

The importance of Lebanon’s dispensaries lies in promoting sustainable growth and a healthy society. According to the Ministry of Public Health, these institutions contribute to securing justice and equity in terms of health among all people and allows the community to be part of the decision making process in suggesting solutions for its members’ health […]