Since the 1st of June 2023, Karma started a thalassemia project, funded by MSF France for a period of 12 months, aiming at providing comprehensive multidisciplinary care, free of charge, for a specific number of pediatric patients with thalassemia, residing in Lebanon. General Objective Reducing morbidity and mortality among vulnerable pediatric patients with Transfusion Dependent Thalassemia in Lebanon Specific objectives 89 […]
Since 2015, Karma supported the medical treatment of 120 patients with the diagnosis of cancer in different hospitals, including The Lebanese Hospital Geitaoui – UMC, Rafik Hariri University Hospital and American University of Beirut Medical Center. Current patients: To date, Karma is supporting the treatment of 6 pediatric patients with cancer in Rafik Hariri University Hospital
Karma’s story It all started in 2012, with Myriam, a two-year-old Lebanese girl suffering from leukemia and who needed a bone marrow transplant. The family did not have health insurance to cover the cost. A group of relatives and friends decided to do the most they could to save Myriam. They established Acute Support for Childhood and Adolescents in Lebanon […]
VIDEOS BBC (ENGLISH): HOW SYRIAN REFUGEES BATTLE AGAINST CANCER ON 26/06/2017AMMASH IS A FOUR YEAR-OLD SYRIAN REFUGEE LIVING IN BEIRUT WHO WAS UNDERGOING CANCER TREATMENT UNDER KARMA. ZOOMIN.TV (ARABIC): الـكـارمـا الـلـبـنانـيـة ON 01/12/2018MIRIAM YOUNES, A CO-FOUNDER AND DIRECTOR OF KARMA, GIVES AN INTRODUCTION TO THE ORGANISATION AND THE DAILY CHALLENGES REFUGEE CHILDREN SUFFERING FROM CANCER FACE IN LEBANON. GEORGE […]
Souheila was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia and was treated under Karma’s coverage for a year and a half. Souheila is now in Sweden, continuing her treatment there.
Abdelrahman was treated by Karma for one year. He has been cancer-free since one and a half years and is enjoying himself by the pool! He is now swimming though life!
Milan was diagnosed with Neuroblastoma when she was just one year old. She was treated for one and a half years. Her chemotherapy, bone marrow transplant, and radiotherapy were supported by Karma in cooperation with ASCAL- Acute Support for Children and Adolescents in Lebanon. Today, Milan lives in Canada, goes to school, and is healthy.
Youssef’s chemotherapy treatment was supported by Karma for two and a half years. He still never lost his smile. Youssef has been cancer-free for six months and is enjoying his life with his family. Youssef never lost his smile.
Mohammad was diagnosed with Leukemia in 2016. He was supported by Karma and our cooperation partner, Acute Support for Adolescents and Children in Lebanon- ASCAL for one and half years. In May 2017, Mohammad and his family moved to Switzerland and he continues his treatment in Bern. The picture shows him in his new home. […]
Aisha is now six years old. She was treated twice for Wilm’s tumor and Karma supported her treatment when she relapsed in July 2016. Aisha is now cancer-free. She is a happy and energetic child, leading an ordinary life. Aisha is now cancer-free!