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Naming Project: " Woman Mother Child Pole "

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Naming Project: " Woman Mother Child Pole "

On Wednesday, February 1, Hôtel-Dieu de France had the pleasure of welcom

On Wednesday, February 1, Hôtel-Dieu de France had the pleasure of welcoming the El Kara and Haninia families following their generous initiative to help and support the patients of the Woman Mother Child Pole at HDF, through the HDF Social Solidarity Fund.
In this regard, a plaque has been placed in tribute to Mrs. Diana El Kara Hanania who always wanted to help women and children.

Award for the best ENT surgery video

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Award for the best ENT surgery video

Congratulations to the Otorhinolaryngology cen

Congratulations to the Otorhinolaryngology center for winning the award for the best ENT surgery video, entitled "Endoscopic repair of a clival meningocele: “Gasket Seal” Technique with Nasoseptal Flap". The operation, performed by Dr. Nadim Khoueir, was presented by Dr. Patrick Khoury, 4th year resident, at the World Congress of Otorhinolaryngology under the auspices of the International Federation of Otolaryngology Societies (IFOS) in Dubai.

Communication in the Hospital Environment

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Communication in the Hospital Environment

After three years of pandemic, the Human Resources Department - Professional Training Center resumes its "Continuing Edu

After three years of pandemic, the Human Resources Department - Professional Training Center resumes its "Continuing Education" activities, and launches a new training program, entitled "Communication in the Hospital Environment".

In collaboration with the Leadership and Management Academy, represented by Mr. Raymond El Khoury, the first sessions were held on January 26 and 27 at the HDF Training Center. These sessions were based on a reflective exchange of practices and experiences between the staff members present, concerning themes related to welcoming, listening, empathy, good posture, quality of presence and unconditional positive attention. This is followed by a series of dynamic exercises designed to encourage interaction among participants.

This program will be available throughout the year to allow all concerned staff to participate.

Hôtel-Dieu de France joined the United Nations Global Compact initiative

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Hôtel-Dieu de France joined the United Nations Global Compact initiative

Hôtel-Dieu de France is pleased to announce th

Hôtel-Dieu de France is pleased to announce the joining of the United Nations Global Compact initiative — a voluntary leadership platform for the development, implementation and disclosure of responsible business practices.

With this announcement, Hôtel-Dieu de France is proud to join thousands of other companies globally committed to taking responsible business action to create the world we all want.

The UN Global Compact is a call to companies everywhere to align their operations and strategies with ten universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption, and to take action in support of UN goals and issues embodied in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Launched in 2000, the UN Global Compact is the largest corporate sustainability initiative in the world, with more than 16,000 companies and 5,000 non-business signatories based in over 160 countries, and more than 69 Local Networks.

Events

A morning introduction to robotic surgery

A morning introduction to robotic surgery

On Friday March 24, 2023, a morning introduction to robotic surgery was organized for residents from different medical faculties in Lebanon that are enrolled in the University Diploma of Laparoscopic Surgery awarded by the Faculty of Medicine of Saint Joseph University of Beirut.

This training is the result of a collaboration between the Faculty of Medicine of Saint Joseph University of Beirut, Hôtel-Dieu de France, IRCAD - Lebanon and the Karl STORZ Company.

After welcoming words by Pr Riad SARKIS (USJ - HDF), Pr Antoine MAALOUF (IRCAD-Lebanon) and Pr Elie ABBOUD (IRCAD- Lebanon), a series of robotic surgery videos carried out at Hôtel-Dieu de France was broadcasted and commented on by Dr Joseph GHARIOS (Hôtel-Dieu de France). Afterwards, the residents took part in a hands-on session for robot manipulation via simulation.

Blue March, Month dedicated to the prevention and screening of colorectal cancer,

Blue March, Month dedicated to the prevention and screening of colorectal cancer,

On the occasion of Blue March, which is the month dedicated to the prevention and screening of colorectal cancer, the Hematology-Oncology department, the Gastroenterology and Hepatology department as well as the medical analysis laboratories, in collaboration with SAID NGO, organized an interactive stand in the main hall of Hôtel-Dieu de France, animated by health professionals, namely doctors, residents and interns. Thus, in order to raise the awareness of visitors, they had the opportunity to discover and learn about this cancer still much unknown to the public, and this, through question and answer sessions. In addition, a F.I.T test, allowing the early detection of colorectal cancer, was offered free of charge to some visitors.

World Epilepsy Day

World Epilepsy Day

On World Epilepsy Day, celebrated on February 13th of each year, an awareness campaign was held in the main lobby of the hospital. The campaign, which was well attended by staff and visitors, around the theme "End Stigma", focused on the importance of knowing how to help a person with epilepsy and how to ensure the proper medication for this disease.

World Day of the Sick

World Day of the Sick

On the occasion of the 31st World Day of the Sick, celebrated this year u

On the occasion of the 31st World Day of the Sick, celebrated this year under the theme of "Take care of him", a mass for all patients was held on Friday, February 10 in the N. and H. Obeji auditorium of the Hôtel-Dieu de France.

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