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

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

29 September 2023

On World Heart Day, YADUNA organized a free medical day to raise awareness on the Importance of preventing cardiovascular disease and reducing stress in our daily lives with the participation of 28 women from different organizations namely: Al Hoda - Al Aabadiyeh, and Dorcas - Ashrafieh.

 Many activities were carried it on that day including

  • Measuring blood pressure,
  • Testing lipid panel to control blood cholesterol and triglycerides levels,
  • Q&A session about Yaduna’s mission and services,
  • Session with one of our cardiologists,
  • Mental health activity.


At the end of the day, a compassionate Mindfulness session was conducted by the life coach and mindfulness teacher Mrs. Randa Daou.

It is important to mention that, according to the WHO, cardiovascular disease is considered the number one killer in women and contributes to 47% of all deaths related to non-communicable diseases in Lebanon (WHO, 2016)