As part of the activities of Cell O7, Hôtel-Dieu de France opened its doors on Saturday, November 25th, from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM, offering a dedicated day to the health and well-being of men and women aged 40 and above.
Screenings for prostate, breast, colon, and skin cancer were provided, giving participants a valuable opportunity to detect any potential issues and take appropriate preventive measures. In total, over 400 free tests were offered, highlighting Hôtel-Dieu de France's commitment to disease prevention and early management.
In addition to medical consultations, the O7 day was enriched with a variety of activities and awareness campaigns. Renowned experts shared their knowledge and answered questions from the public, contributing to increased understanding of important health issues.
The efforts made during the O7 day at Hôtel-Dieu de France reflect the institution's ongoing commitment to the health of the population. Hôtel-Dieu de France will continue to promote similar initiatives in the future, thereby encouraging prevention, awareness, and community well-being.
As part of Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and under the patronage of the Ministry of Public Health, the Urology Department at Hôtel-Dieu de France organized, in collaboration with the Order of Physicians, an interesting congress entitled "Together against prostate cancer: The Lebanese national cancer plan".
The day was marked by stimulating debates that provided a platform for enriching exchanges. Discussions covered a variety of crucial topics, including screening, diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer.
In addition, the medical experts and healthcare professionals present generously shared their knowledge and experience, creating stimulating and enriching interactions for all participants. Patient testimonials were also shared, bringing a human and concrete perspective on prostate cancer.
The event brought together brilliant practitioners committed to the fight against prostate cancer, offering a unique opportunity to deepen the collective understanding of this disease and the means to combat it. The diversity of perspectives and expertise contributed to making the congress a comprehensive and dynamic educational experience.
On the occasion of World Diabetes Day, the Diabetes Education Center organized a 3-day awareness campaign, highlighting the importance of diagnosing and preventing this disease in children and adults.
As part of the campaign, free screening was offered to hospital visitors on the first day, followed by two days dedicated to free medical consultations and blood tests for patients of the Diabetes Education Center.
Meanwhile, the Dietetics Department participated by providing advice on a balanced diet for the prevention and management of diabetes.
When it comes to diabetes, everyone is concerned!
A pediatric conference entitled "The pediatrician, the child and his parents" was organized by the Pediatrics Department, in the presence of the department's founder, Prof. Carlo Akatcherian, one of the pioneers of children's medicine in Lebanon.
A number of practitioners from various specialties were also present.
At this event, Prof. Akatcherian, who has devoted more than a century and a half to his professional career, writing both medical publications and novels, was honored for his long and fruitful career.
Our deep respect and gratitude to Prof. Carlo Akatcherian