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Palliative Care Lebanon


The Lebanese Center for Palliative Care – Balsam - is a non-governmental organization that works to relieve patient suffering and improve quality of life. We provide holistic support to patients dealing with life-threatening illness by providing medical services as well as psychological, social, practical, and spiritual support within the family and home environment. We are committed to developing palliative care in Lebanon and ensuring that it becomes integrated into our healthcare system.


Palliative Care for Families

For Families

Learn about our services and about referring a patient.

Palliative Care for Professionals

For Professionals

Learn how to contact us and refer a patient to balsam.

Palliative Care for Patients

For Patients

Learn about palliative care in Lebanon and how we can help.


Latest News



Dr. Hibah Osman lectures about end of life conversations at the University for Seniors at AUB
2014-06-11

Dr. Hibah Osman gave a two hour session at the University for Seniors at the American University of Beirut. The University for Seniors is a new  learning...

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Dr. Osman completed the Palliative Care Education and Practice (PCEP) course at Harvard Medical School
2014-05-08

Dr. Osman completed the Palliative Care Education and Practice (PCEP) course at Harvard Medical School in May 2014. PCEP is a highly regarded intensive course for physician...

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The Daily Star interviews Dr. Frank Ferris and Dr. Hibah Osman
2014-04-25

Internationally renowned palliative care expert, Dr. Frank Ferris, visited Beirut from the 21st to the 25th of April to participate in medical conferences and meet with healthcare...

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