Field visit at SOP
The LIU School of Pharmacy fourth year students from Bekaa campus visited the Chronic Care Center (CCC), a medico-social institution, specialized in the treatment and follow-up of childhood chronic diseases: thalassemia and type I diabetes. The field visit was directed by the CCC medical director, Dr. Therese Abou Nasr, who introduced the students to the services of CCC. Specialists in thalassemia and diabetes type 1 then led a series of talks and discussion about the topics, and joined students in a visit to thalassemia patients and to different laboratory and blood banking units of the CCC. As a courtesy to the CCC, the student Ahmad Abou Ali donated a blood unit to their blood bank.