Nearly two months later, your donations have made a lasting impact on the victims of the Beirut Port Explosion. With your help, Stay Safe has raised over $2,000 USD!
Relief and Repair efforts for the Beirut community (4 August, 2020).
Health and Medical intervention for marginalized individuals in High Maten Region (HMR), Lebanon (4 April, 2019).
Steps toward better health and well being
(14 July, 2018).
August 4th, 2020 at 6:07 pm, Beirut suffered an explosion at it's port. This explosion hits the rankings as the 3rd largest explosion the world has ever seen.
Lebanon has been struggling with an ongoing economic crisis that has been exasperated by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Lebanese have persevered to help and protect one another while trying to achieve better lives for themselves.
The explosion on August 4th has set the country of Lebanon back. After all this hard work, we now must add one more project to the list. REBUILD.
Stay Safe provides public health aid and medical relief for people injured from the Beirut port explosion after performing a thorough health assessment.
Relief Efforts include all types of walking aid and Rebuild Efforts include physiotherapy treatment (all sessions free of charge).
With an ought to save lives, knowing that health is a human right,
Stay Safe in collaboration with the Lebanese Red Cross Falougha implemented a public health awareness and intervention project that targeted marginalized individuals located in High Maten Region Lebanon (HMRLB). 9 teams were trained during this public health intervention.
Marginalized individuals were assessed and a physical exam was performed by Stay Safe physicians, in addition to medical tests and referrals that are 100% free of charge.
The marginalized gained access to several clinics located in the region including neurosurgeon Dr. Omar Al Awar, gastroenterologist Dr. Leila Masri, Stay Safe Medical Dietary Clinic and Saint George Hospital University Medical Center for further medical consultations.
228 marginalized individual were visited and 179 assessed.
for all 25 Municipalities, Mayors, and Police men for making this possible.
Stay Safe health fair is a downstream health service support for all of those in need focusing on the marginalized and disadvantaged people in Lebanon, developed from the idea of implementing a hospital without walls.
The health fair took place in Kobbeih, Mount Lebanon, at the municipality’s club in July 14th 2018 Saturday from 11:00 am – 6:00 pm it targeted the High Maten region, residents and foreigners resenting there. 299 total registrations were reached, 1,015 consultations done and 103 eye glasses provided. Stay safe health fair services were offered incorporation with Municipality of Kobbeih, Saint George Hospital University Medical Center (SGHUMC), Vision Care Association, and Stay Safe Medical Dietary Clinic.
The health fair included diagnostic educative, preventative and follow-up services. More than 80 health workers, dietitians, nutritionists, nurses’, residents and physicians were present this was made to succeed by the attendance of several organizations such as SAID NGO, Alzheimer’s Association, Kids First and the nutritional science program from the University of Balamand.
Clinics included, Pediatrics, Wound Care and Fatal injuries, Mental and nervous system, Cardiovascular, men’s health, women’s health, dermatology, endocrinology, dietetics, ENT, family medicine and ophthalmology.
In addition, Patients received a card that provide access to SGHUMC for clinical follow ups by paying only 20,000 LBP for a year in addition to some free diagnostic tests, also, Stay Safe Medical Dietary Clinic Provided free follow ups for all those attending the health fair.
Stay Safe health fair showed that marginalized people gained access to high quality and patient centered health care services empowering the right to a healthy living.
The results also revealed that there is a significant association between the level of education and health coverage related to health access in Lebanon.