- 01Promoting free health care delivery and awareness
- 02Enhancing road safety ethics and rules
The main objectives of the health section at GNK Foundation are:
Offering free health care to children with cancer and inherited blood disorders though the comprehensive childhood cancer and blood diseases program.
Providing free multidisciplinary care to people of all ages and ethnicities at GNK Dispensary.
Spreading awareness about childhood cancer and inherited blood disorders.
Promoting medical research in the field of blood disorders of high prevalence in Lebanon and the region.
“Making a donation is the ultimate sign of solidarity.
Actions speak louder than words.”
– IBRAHIM HOOPER
Sickle Cell Disease Disaster Relief Effort
Aug 8, 2020
GNK Foundation initiated a DISASTER RELIEF EFFORT to support hundreds of patients with sickle cell disease and their families by offering FREE multidisciplinary care, psycho-social support, life coaching and basic living needs.
BEIRUT DISASTER RELIEF EFFORT
August 14, 2020
GNK FOUNDATION & LEBANON OF TOMORROW initiated a HEALTH focused collaboration to provide free medical consults/medications, wound dressings, physiotherapy sessions, psycho-social support and milk for newborns, infants and young children.
Childhood cancer and Blood Diseases Program
Initiated in the year 2008, the Childhood Cancer and Inherited Blood Diseases program offers on a yearly basis free comprehensive treatment to 1000 children with cancer and inherited blood disorders. Comprehensive care is delivered by a multidisciplinary team of dedicated and expert health specialists.
Road Safety Section
GNK Traffic Academy
This Academy, inaugurated in October 2016 in Kfarhazir, El Koura, close to the death path of Georges, is an educational facility dedicated to reducing road accidents and associated deaths and injuries by instilling ethics and rules of safe driving in Lebanese children and adolescents from an early age and cumulatively.
We are proud of what we have achieved so far but we do realize that our mission is a long term and difficult one which entails perseverance and dedication.
Thanks to the limitless contribution and commitment of GNK VOLUNTEERS, we have come close to attaining our goals of nurturing a more attentive and mindful Lebanese generation regarding health and traffic issues.
BUT a lot of work still lies ahead of us specially in the COVID-19 Pandemic and we count on your VOLUNTEERING INITIATIVES and SKILLS, both virtually and physically.