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« USE HEART KNOWS HEART » A Medical Day at Yaduna – WHHC

29 September 2023

On World Heart Day, YADUNA organized..

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« USE HEART FOR EVERY HEART » a Medical Day At Yaduna – WHHC

29 September 2022

On World Heart Day, YADUNA organized a..

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"Here’s to your Heart" An awareness campaign in collaboration with “Domaine Wardy”

8 October 2019

Under the theme “Here’s to Your Heart”Yaduna Foundation in collaboration with Domaine Wardy..

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The Third National Campaign for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease is Launched

26 February 2019

Under the slogan "to shake your heart beats life"The third national campaign for the prevention..

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Menopause, A call for action by Yaduna
 Menopause is a natural phase of a woman’s life cycle. The hormonal changes that occur during menopause carry increased cardiovascular risks linked to inevitable..
The relationship between hormonal factors and the likelihood of cardiovascular disease in women. Analysis of a British database
The cardiovascular health of women poses constant challenges that are continuously evaluated in large-scale studies. On one hand, there are the usual risk factors that we always stress on and which are not linked to gender. These include high blood pressure,..
YADUNA-WHHC in COVID-19: No Relax of Obligation
We are living the most disruptive global menace, COVID-19 pandemic, which has radically changed the modes of human interaction and heralds most dire health economic and social consequences. As we enforce physical distancing, there is a pressing need to build and foster a strong human connection in order to alleviate..
What can we recommend for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in women?
We already highlighted in previous newsletters the specificities of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in women, which continues to be the leading cause of death among women in the world, accounting for ≈1 of every 3 female deaths.Awareness of CVD as the primary cause of mortality in women has been slowly increasing..
Stress, air pollution and noise... become validated culprits of vascular disease
Coronary Heart Disease continues to imperil global health with an unacceptable number of morbidity, consequential loss of life and the drain of world economies. It is justifiably prudent to address and target common and traditional risk factors and lifestyle practices as the root of causation and an effective way of..
Smoking Cessation Benefits
WHO Fact sheet about health benefits of smoking cessation1. There are immediate and long-term health benefits of quitting for all smokers.Beneficial health changes that take place:Within 20 minutes,..
Le droit des femmes aux soins médicaux
Officialisée par les Nations Unies en 1977, la Journée Internationale des Femmes trouve son origine dans les luttes des ouvrières du début du XXe siècle, pour de meilleures conditions de travail et le droit de vote. C’est une journée de manifestations à travers le monde : l’occasion de faire un bilan sur la situation..
The Women Heart Health Center: The legacy goes deeper!
As we celebrate another year of growth and progress, I am proud and delighted that the vision and impact of the heart health center are getting heavier and achieving  resounding results. The goal to sustain health through promotion..
After 4 years …we are proud of the achievements
Dear friends,For more than four years, we’ve been joining our efforts with the help of the Board of Trustees members to successfully launch the mission of Women Heart Health Center (WHHC), an initiative by the Yaduna Foundation - intended for public benefit.Thanks to Yaduna’s affiliations with the Medical Center..
Prevention in Lebanon
Lebanon has been undergoing a demographic and epidemiological transition for the past two decades.  As such, Lebanon is a country with double burden of disease; there is an increase in the incidence of non-communicable diseases at a time where infectious diseases..
La maladie du coeur…en progression chez les femmes
Si les hommes qui viennent de Mars et les femmes qui viennent de Vénus sont très différents côté cœur, il en va de même en matière de santé cardiaque. La maladie du cœur, qui tend à décliner chez les hommes, est en effet en progression chez les femmes. Elle représente..
Ce centre a une mission,faisons-en notre cause!
Nous nous réunissons ce soir pour porter un message fort et concret : le centre dédié au cœur de la femme (Woman Heart Health Center) désormais connu sous le nom de Yaduna, est une réalité qui commence à s’affirmer et à franchir le cap des années. Ce projet..
Women Heart Health Center, A Model of National Commitment & A Bench Mark In Cardiovascular Care
As we celebrate the achievements of YADUNA –Women Heart Health Center initiative to enhance heart health of Lebanese and Arab Women we must underscore: 1.    The importance of discovering dormant and silent disease in otherwise asymptomatic middle aged women. Countless numbers of apparently healthy women were..
Your commitment will be instrumental in helping us to fulfill our objectives
Dear friends,Three years ago, your generosity allowed the launching of “Women Heart Health Center” (WHHC), in affiliation with Yaduna Foundation.This Center was established to reduce the mortality rate linked to heart disease in women, the leading cause of death in Lebanon and the world according to recentstatistics.The..
Une année s'est Ecoulé que de defis relevés!
Une année s’est écoulée depuis l’ouverture du centre dédié au cœur de la femme (Woman Heart Health Center) et que de défis relevés ! Ce centre est devenu une réalité accessible à toutes les femmes libanaises de tous les horizons socioéconomiques soucieuses..
From a Pioneering Idea to a National center of Excellence!
From a Pioneering Idea to a National Center of Excellence! An ambitious national initiative and a comprehensive health program have been realized. One year since its inception, the Women Heart Health Center,..
Your generosity has brought back hope to the hearts of all women
Dear friends,More than a year ago, thanks to your generosity, we were able to establish the “Women Heart Health Center” (WHHC) affiliated to the “Yaduna Foundation”.As you already know, this Center was created to decrease the death rate from cardiovascular diseas-es, considered as the leading cause of mortality..
CALCULATE HEART ATTACK RISK WITH CORONARY CALCIUM SCORE The advantages of risk assessment in women
Have you ever wondered what the risk for developing a heart attack is in women? Finding out risk levels will make it easier to assign necessary therapies to eventually cure a person. To do this, several methods can be used.
Lebanese Women … adopt the "preventive path"
Dear Lebanese,I profoundly feel that it is my duty to standby your side as we strive to satisfy your most compelling social needs. I was assisted in determining these needs by the international consulting firm "Booz & Co" which has helped me to define an objective. Armed with this conviction and with the support..
Specificity of Disease in Women
Dr. Antoine Sarkis Professor of Cardiology - Faculty of Medicine, St. Joseph University, LebanonCardiologist, Hotel Dieu de France Hospital, LebanonYaduna - WHHC cardiologistMyocardial Infarction (heart..
Adherence to Prevention
Adherence to Heart Attack and Stroke Prevention Recommendations is a joint physician, individual, and community responsibilityDr. Hussain Isma’eel, MD, FESC, FSCCTCo-Director, Vascular Medicine ProgramDivision..