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A National Survey Revealed That Mental Disorders Are Common In Lebanon

Even though mental disorders are said to account for a large portion of disease burden worldwide, no national studies have been undertaken to assess// this assumption in the Arab world. ..To overcome this and as part of the WHO World Mental Health (WMH) Survey Initiative, a nationally representative psychiatric epidemiological survey of 2857 adults was done in Lebanon between September, 2002, an...

WHO to Assist Local Health Services in Lebanon

With access to medical care, water and sanitation severely limited in Lebanon due to Israeli attacks, United Nations humanitarian agencies have stepped up preparations for a coordinated, regional response to the crisis. // ...."Access to health care for injured and patients with chronic conditions is a major concern," according to WHO's first situation report from the country since Israel retali...

Health Care Waiting Period Waived for Evacuees from Lebanon in Ontario

Canadians returning to Ontario from Lebanon will not have to wait for access to public health care.// ..The provincial government has said that it will waive the mandatory three-month waiting period for OHIP coverage for the new arrivals. ..According to the Health Minister George Smitherman the evacuees have undergone a lot of stress and strain and will have access to the "health care they nee...

Lebanon Fears of Epidemics as the Crisis Deepens

The plight of hundreds of thousands displaced by the Israel-Hezbollah conflict is getting worse as Lebanon heads towards severe shortages of fuel// and drinking water amid fears of epidemic outbreaks. ...."We are now faced with a major setback - and with the fuel problems increasing, we are soon moving towards a de-facto blockade of the country," said a spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner f...

Australia coughs up $15m to resurrect Lebanon

Australia has offered a munificent $15 million to assist Lebanon to rise from the ashes following its catastrophic clash with Israel. According to Foreign Minister Alexander// Downer, Australia has managed to aid Lebanon with a total of $24 million during the post-conflict time, to help rebuild a country in ruins. ...."The majority of the funding will support restoring health infrastructure and...

Jaipur Foot Takes Off for Lebanon

The Jaipur Foot - artificial legs made in Rajasthan - is all set to travel to war-hit Lebanon and Sri Lanka to aid amputees there.// ....Experts from the Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Sahayta Samiti (BMVSS) will travel to the Middle East on the invitation of the Indian contingent of the UN peacekeeping force in Lebanon, BMVSS general secretary S.R. Mehta said. ..The team would open a camp in Lebano...

Loans for Cosmetic Surgery in Lebanon

Lebanon, a Mediterranean country, is considered notoriously image-conscious. It may be an embattled country, what with Israel, Hizbollah and Christian militants// clashing fiercely all the time. ..But the thirst to look 'more beautiful' seems to remain unquenched. ..Only that should explain why the Fist National Bank has come forward to offer easy loans for undergoing plastic surgery. ..Its we...
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