A Second Chance

A Second Chance

Naya before surgery. Naya today. Naya Ali El Jawhari was born in Hermel, Lebanon, a town in the far North East corner of the country, near the border with Syria, and these days, the target of airstrikes and bombings. When Naya was born, doctors told her parents she...
Jacques Saadé Offers Invaluable Support to LAU

Jacques Saadé Offers Invaluable Support to LAU

The Lebanese American University Medical Center–Rizk Hospital (LAUMC–RH) has gained the support of shipping magnate Jacques Saadé, who recently generously donated $500,000 toward the restoration of the hospital’s blood bank lobby, which now bears the donor’s name....
Saving Lives Even in Death

Saving Lives Even in Death

According to the National Organization for Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation in Lebanon (NOD-Lb), the country logged approximately nine organ donations in 2014, a rate of 2.25 per million inhabitants. In an effort to increase that rate, doctors at LAU’s...