Medical Aid, Health and Nutrition
in partnership with UNICEF, under the supervision of the Lebanese Ministry of Public Health (2014-2017)
and in partnership with LIONS Denmark starting 2018
Polio + Measles + Vitamin A
Four UNHCR centers (Zahle, Tyre, Beirut, Tripoli) and four cross-border centers (three in Akkar, one in Zahle) were set up for migrating refugees.
Over 770,000 polio vaccinations were administered to children under 5 years old inside informal settlements and refugee camps.
Around 800,000 Measles vaccinations and 871,000 doses of Vitamin A were administered to Syrian refugees crossing the border to Lebanon.
Routine Vaccinations + Malnutrition
Mobile medical units provided routine vaccination and malnutrition screenings for children under 5 within all impoverished Lebanese governorates (except for Beirut).
Around 4,000 informal settlements and 114 collective shelters were visited on a monthly basis.
Over 395,000 rounds of vaccination and malnutrition screenings for over 34,000 children under 5 residing inside Informal settlements and refugee camps.
All vaccinated / screened children received micronutrient supplements.
Around 400 children with moderate to severe malnutrition were referred to primary health care centers for malnutrition management.
Primary health care consultations through mobile medical units.
Over 742,000 consultations and 814,000 imperative antibiotics were supplied to Syrian refugees residing inside informal settlements in Bekaa, Baalbek-Hermel, North and Akkar.
Community awareness sessions within informal settlements and Syrian refugee camps:
HIV awareness campaigns
Health education programs
Disease outbreak prevention program
Dental awareness campaigns with the UNIFIL in South Lebanon
Medical emergency interventions:
Around the clock communication lines in case of a fires in camps lice cases, disease oubreak, etc..
Assessment of the winter needs of Lebanese residents and Syrian refugees in Arsal followed by the distribution of clothing kits (coats, socks, mittens, etc).
Program to promote personal hygiene in the refugee camps and deal with polluted water supplies