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March 22nd, 2012
The Executive Director HRH Dr Princess Nisreen El-Hashemite meets with Dr Sharaf
Abu-Sharaf, the President of the Lebanese Medical Syndicate.
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February 23rd, 2012
In the presence of the Executive Director HRH Dr Princess Nisreen El-Hashemite,
RASIT's Team, Dr Layal Abi-Zeid and Dr Mohammad Hammeya, Dr Zeyad Abi-Rashid,
and Dr Hussein Kandil presents a lecture at Hariri Candian University - Meshrif.
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The Biotech Society, a Science Major Students' Society, at Hariri Canadian University -
Meshrif, produces a short movie about Infertility.
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February 16th, 2012
Dr Hussein Kandil, a Urology & Andrology Consultant, joins RASIT's Team.

February 13th, 2012
In the presence of the Executive Director HRH Dr Princess Nisreen El-Hashemite,
RASIT's Team, Dr Layal Abi-Zeid and Dr Mohammad Hammeya, presents three
lectures at Borj Hammoud Social Development Center.
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February 8th, 2012
Al-Balad Daily Newspaper published a report about the Campaign's first lecture.  Read
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February 3rd, 2012
The renowned Journalist and TV Presenter Mrs Maggi Oun joins RASIT's Team

January 30th, 2012
In celebration of the beginning of Campaign, the Official Television of the Republic of
Lebanon hosts RASIT's Executive Director HRH Dr Princess Nisreen El-Hashemite
accompanied by Dr Zeyad Abi-Rashid.  Dr Mohammad Al-Sahli conducted the TV Show
dialogue.  

January 26th, 2012
The First Lecture of the Infertility Public Awareness Campaign held at the UNESCO
Palace - Beirut, in the presence of RASIT's Executive Director HRH Dr Princess Nisreen
El-Hashemite, official representation of the Minister of Social Affairs, official
representatives of the military and security services in Lebanon, MP Dr Ismail
Sukarreya, MP Faisal Hamdan, and others.
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January 21st, 2012
Dr Layal Abi-Zeid, Dr Mohammad Hameya, and Dr Zeyad Abi-Rashid conduct a final
rehearsal of the Campaign's lecture at RASIT's MENA Regional Office in Beirut.

January 19th, 2012
RASIT's Executive Director HRH Dr Princess Nisreen El-Hashemite accompanied by Mr
Khaled Agha meets with HE the Minister of Social Affairs Mr Wael Abu-Faour and his
assistance Mrs Jumana El-Kadi Jurdi, to discuss media ads, the creation of an official
website related to the campaign, and the preparation for the first lecture.

January 18th, 2012
Press Agency and PromoMedia Broadcast the first Ad about the Campaign in Beirut.  
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January 17th, 2012
Dr Layal Abi-Zeid, Dr Mohammad Hameya, and Dr Zeyad Abi-Rashid conduct a
rehearsal at RASIT's MENA Regional Office in Beirut.

January 16th, 2012
Mr Khaled Agha meets with Mrs Jumana El-Kadi Jurdi (Ministry of Social Affairs
Representative) to discuss the TV & Radio ads related to the Campaign.

January 12th, 2012
RASIT's Executive Director HRH Dr Princess Nisreen El-Hashemite accompanied by Mr
Khaled Agha & Mr Ali Qassim meet with the Minister of Social Affairs Mr Wael
Abu-Faour to update him on the campaign's working plan and revealed to him media
ads and plan.  

January 10th, 2012
A meeting with Mrs Jumana El-Kadi (Ministry of Social Affairs Representative) to
discuss with Mr Khaled Agha the TV & Radio ads related to the Campaign.

January 3rd, 2012
A meeting held at RASIT MENA Regional Office between Ministry of Social Affairs Team
and RASIT's Team to discuss practical plan for starting the Campaign.  

December 28th, 2011
RASIT Executive Director HRH Dr Princess Nisreen El-Hashemite appears as a main
guest on "Helwa Beirut" TV show broadcasted by Lebanese Broadcast Company
(LBC) explaining about the campaign and its need for the Lebanese society.

December 28th,2011
RASIT's Executive Director HRH Dr Princess Nisreen El-Hashemite designs the
Campaign Logo.  
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December 27th, 2011
HE Minister of Social Affairs Mr Wael Abu-Faour agrees with RASIT's Executive
Director to held the first lecture of the Campaign on January 26th 2012 at UNESCO
Palace in his presence.

December 24th,2011
Arab Television & Radio Network, a renowned Pan Arab Satellite TV hosts RASIT's
Executive Director HRH Dr Princess Nisreen El-Hashemite accompanied by the
Ministry of Social Affairs Representative Mrs Jumana El-Kadi Jurdi, live on "From
Beirut" TV show regarding the Campaign.

December 23rd,2011
RASIT Executive Director HRH Dr Princess Nisreen El-Hashemite announces the
names of the Team to conduct lectures: Dr Layal Abi-Zeid (Infertility Specialist); Dr
Zeyad Abi-Rashid (Clinical Psychologist); Dr Mohammad Hameya (Pharmacologist);
Miss Fatima Khesheesh (Social Worker); Mr Khaled Agha (Project Coordinator
Manager & Media/Marketing Specialist).

December 21st, 2011
RASIT Signs with Lebanese Ministry of Social Affairs a Memorandum of Understanding
Aiming to Improve and Develop Lebanese Society  Through Different Sustainable
Development Programs; and  Launches the National Campaign To Raise Public
Awareness About Infertility Causes Treatment & Prevention.
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Infertility National Public Awareness Campaign

in collaboration with
Ministry of Social Affairs
Republic of Lebanon
Illegal Practice in In Vitro
Fertilization Clinics
in Lebanon
A Report investigated by MTV, the renowned TV
Channel in the Republic of Lebanon.

The Report was broadcast on Friday March 23rd
2012.  Unfortunately The Lebanese Government
did not take any action to protect patients' rights.  

RASIT Sustainable Development Studies
Center Submits to the President of the
Lebanese Parliament HE Mr Nabih Berri a
Module of Law  Regarding the license and
regulation of IVF centers in the Lebanese
Republic.

Human Gametes Market in Lebanon

Article Published by
Al-Hasnaa (Women) Magazine.  
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El-Nashra Electronic Newspaper.  
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Al-Diyar Daily Newspaper.  
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Al-Jomhuriya Daily Newspaper.  
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Lebanese Army Official Magazine.
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Elaph Pan Arab Electronic Newspaper.  
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"Ya Hala" Renowned Arab TV Program. Rotana
Khalijiya TV Channel.  
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Illegal Practice by IVF Doctor in Lebanon,
and the Syndicate of Medical Doctors did
not give justice to patients

Article Published in Al-Liwaa Daily Newspaper in
Lebanon.  
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RASIT MENA Region Office organizes a seminar
to discuss the "Human Gamete Market!" in
Lebanon and Arab States.  The Seminar was
held under the patronage of The Lebanese
House Speaker H.E. Mr. Nabih Berri.  

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Based on the Seminar's Recommendations,
RASIT and the Lebanese Ministry of Social
Affairs signs a Memorandum of Understanding
to raise Public Awareness on Infertility : Causes,
Treatment, and Prevention.
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