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News Lebanon » Health: HRW launches a campaign to end Lebanon waste crisis

News channel or source: http://yalibnan.com/2018/01/21/hrw-launches-a-campaign-to-end-lebanon-waste-crisis/
Publication date: Saturday 20 January 2018

The petition is online here. In December 2017, Human Rights Watch issued a 67-page report, “‘As If You’re Inhaling Your Death’: The Health Risks of Burning Waste in Lebanon,” finding that authorities’ lack of action to end open burning of waste ...

News Lebanon » Health: VA hospitals and clinics remain open despite government shutdown - PennLive.com

News channel or source: http://www.pennlive.com/news/2018/01/va_hospitals_and_clinics_remai.html
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

PennLive.comVA hospitals and clinics remain open despite government shutdownPennLive.comVeterans Health Administration hospitals and clinics remain open despite the government shutdown, says the Lebanon VA Medical Center. VA hospitals and clinics are open with normal business hours, and veterans should keep their appointments, said ...and more »

News Lebanon » Health: Oil and gas occupational health and safety labour issues in Lebanon

News channel or source: https://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=148ece8a-5a2c-49e4-b6a1-02fbc86d57ea
Publication date: uesday 09 January 2018

What health and safety regulations and procedures apply to oil and gas operations (upstream, midstream and downstream)? The health, safety and environmental (HSE) regime is regulated by the Offshore Petroleum Resources Law and the Petroleum Activities ...

News Lebanon » Health: Permobil further expands custom seating business - Lebanon Democrat

News channel or source: http://www.lebanondemocrat.com/Business/2018/01/19/Permobil-further-expands-custom-seating-business.html
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

Lebanon DemocratPermobil further expands custom seating businessLebanon DemocratPermobil will acquire the business assets of OBSS and NUTEC, Ottobock's custom seating businesses, the Lebanon-based company announced Jan. 10. The deal will further expand Permobil's offering in the seating and positioning market in the U.S. and ...

News Lebanon » Health: REPORT: Issue of carcinogenic medicines and pesticides to the forefront again

News channel or source: https://www.lbcgroup.tv/news/news-bulletin-reports/356466/report-issue-of-carcinogenic-medicines-and-pestici/en
Publication date: hursday 11 January 2018

Minister of health Ghassan Hasbani and Minister of Agriculture Ghazi Zoeiter held a meeting that was kept under wraps. The meeting tackled the entry of carcinogenic agricultural medicines and pesticides to Lebanon whereby the following steps were agreed on ...

News Lebanon » Health: Shutdown will not impact VA services - ABC27

News channel or source: http://abc27.com/2018/01/21/government-shutdown-will-not-impact-veterans-health-administration-services/
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

ABC27Shutdown will not impact VA servicesABC27FILE - In this June 21, 2013, file photo, the seal affixed to the front of the Department of Veterans Affairs building in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File). LEBANON, Pa. (WHTM) — The Lebanon VA Medical Center says they have been inundated ...and more »

News Lebanon » Health: The best and worst states for child health care

News channel or source: http://lebanon-express.com/news/the-best-and-worst-states-for-child-health-care/youtube_1da070a9-4286-5640-a356-7b8dd27efca0.html
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

WalletHub’s analysts compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 28 key metrics to discover which states offer the most cost-effective and highest-quality health care for children. The data set ranges from share of children aged 0 to 17 in ...

News Lebanon » Health: Donald Trump's funding cut to Palestinian agency UNRWA leaves refugees fearing 'a catastrophe' - ABC Online

News channel or source: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-01-22/trump-unrwa-cuts-hit-palestinian-schools-health-services-hardest/9348024
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

ABC OnlineDonald Trump's funding cut to Palestinian agency UNRWA leaves refugees fearing 'a catastrophe'ABC OnlineIt also supplies healthcare to millions who could not afford it otherwise and food aid to nearly one million Palestinians living in poverty in Gaza. But the Trump administration has announced massive cuts to the UNRWA budget, freezing two planned ...and more »

News Lebanon » Health: My Turn: Relief is in sight for mental health workforce

News channel or source: http://www.concordmonitor.com/Relief-for-the-mental-health-workforce-14802004
Publication date: Wednesday 10 January 2018

(Suellen M. Griffin is president of the N.H. Community Behavioral Health Association and CEO of West Central Behavioral Health in Lebanon.)

News Lebanon » Health: Stop Burning Waste in Lebanon - Tolerance.ca

News channel or source: http://www.tolerance.ca/ArticleExt.aspx?ID=372665&L=en
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

Stop Burning Waste in LebanonTolerance.caLives At Risk: Open Burning of Waste in Lebanon People living near open burning said they were unable to spend time outside, had difficulty sleeping because of air pollution, or had to vacate their homes when burning was taking place. */ */ Where ...and more »

News Lebanon » Health: UN agency for Palestinians seeks funds after US cuts

News channel or source: http://www.bgdailynews.com/news/international/un-agency-for-palestinians-seeks-funds-after-us-cuts/article_c72cbc70-fda0-50d6-9bae-5902fdcd7ae0.html
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

The agency focuses on providing health care, education and social services to Palestinians in the West Bank, Gaza Strip, Jordan, Syria and Lebanon. In Gaza, more than 1.3 million residents — half the population — rely on food and other services ...

News Lebanon » Health: Outpatient Mental Health & Substance Abuse Centers World Report – Healthcare, Healthcare Services, Hospital ... - satPRnews (press release)

News channel or source: http://www.satprnews.com/2018/01/22/outpatient-mental-health-substance-abuse-centers-world-report-healthcare-healthcare-services-hospital-management-other-healthcare-facilities-industries/
Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

Outpatient Mental Health & Substance Abuse Centers World Report – Healthcare, Healthcare Services, Hospital ...satPRnews (press release)... Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, French Guiana, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guyana, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary ...and more »

News Lebanon » Health: Lebanon struggles to help Syrian refugees with mental health problems

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/health/2016/03/01/lebanon-struggles-to-help-syrian-refugees-with-mental-health-problems.html
Publication date: onday 29 February 2016

Syrian refugee Fatmeh fled to safety in Lebanon in 2011 after militants raided the family home, beat her up and tried to rape her. But her problems were far from over. Two months after the attack Fatmeh - then aged about 12 - developed Post Traumatic ...

News Lebanon » Health: Already embattled, UNRWA in Lebanon faces new threats - Middle East Eye

News channel or source: http://www.middleeasteye.net/news/already-embattled-unrwa-lebanon-faces-new-threats-after-us-move-1192985736
Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

Middle East EyeAlready embattled, UNRWA in Lebanon faces new threatsMiddle East EyeBEIRUT – US plans to slash funding for the international agency tasked with aiding Palestinian refugees adds an extra layer of uncertainty to the already precarious position of Palestinians in Lebanon. UNRWA officials said there will be no immediate ...and more »

News Lebanon » Health: Syrian refugees in Lebanon face health care crisis - Amnesty

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-27496889
Publication date: uesday 20 May 2014

Amnesty International says a shortfall in international support has left many Syrian refugees in Lebanon unable to access crucial medical care. A new report says some refugees have resorted to returning to Syria to receive the treatment they need.

News Lebanon » Health: Lebanon: Campaign to End Waste Crisis - Human Rights Watch

News channel or source: https://www.hrw.org/news/2018/01/19/lebanon-campaign-end-waste-crisis
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

Human Rights WatchLebanon: Campaign to End Waste CrisisHuman Rights WatchIn December 2017, Human Rights Watch issued a 67-page report, “'As If You're Inhaling Your Death': The Health Risks of Burning Waste in Lebanon,” finding that authorities' lack of action to end open burning of waste across Lebanon is posing serious ...and more »

News Lebanon » Health: Lebanon hospital offers health improvement class

News channel or source: http://democratherald.com/news/local/lebanon-hospital-offers-health-improvement-class/article_5e397f1f-e04d-5591-8429-8c05eacc9a6f.html
Publication date: uesday 05 December 2017

LEBANON — Led by a team of physicians and dietitians, a class aimed at weight control and overall better health will be offered at Samaritan Lebanon Community Hospital, starting in January. The class will help teach people to control and deal with blood ...

News Lebanon » Health: President Donald Trump Just Took The "Montreal Test" For Mental Health - MTL Blog (blog)

News channel or source: https://www.mtlblog.com/news/president-donald-trump-just-took-the-montreal-test-for-mental-health
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

MTL Blog (blog)President Donald Trump Just Took The "Montreal Test" For Mental HealthMTL Blog (blog)Created by Ziad Nasreddine, a neurologist who immigrated to Canada from Lebanon, the Montreal Cognitive Assessment is designed to be a quick-and-easy way to screen for cognitive impairment, reports CTV. The test was developed by Nasreddine about twenty ...and more »

News Lebanon » Health: Serious health risks from Lebanon waste burning

News channel or source: http://www.arabnews.com/node/1202376/middle-east
Publication date: Friday 01 December 2017

BEIRUT: People and municipalities have resorted to burning garbage in Lebanon as a result of government mismanagement, and it may badly damage the health of nearby residents, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Friday. The open burning of waste in Lebanon ...

News Lebanon » Health: Twin States Battle Flu; Officials Encourage Vaccinations - Valley News

News channel or source: http://www.vnews.com/This-Year-s-Flu-Is-Early-and-Spreading-Quickly-14955867
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

Twin States Battle Flu; Officials Encourage VaccinationsValley NewsLebanon — The number of cases of flu and flu-like symptoms appear to be peaking in the Upper Valley and beyond in recent weeks. As the number of cases peak, public health officials are urging those who have not yet gotten a flu shot to get one and ...