NAAMA Foundation Board of Trustees

  • Hassan Fehmi, MD, Chair
  • Mahmoud Aqel, MD, Secretary
  • Nabil Khoury, MD, Treasurer
  • Omar Lattouf, MD, Trustee
  • Mouhanad Hammami, MD, Trustee
  • Khawla Suleiman- Qafiti, MD, Trustee
  • Nahidh Hasaniya, MD,  PhD, NAAMA President
  • Imad Sabbagh, DDS, NAAMA Past President

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NAAMA Foundation Initiatives

A glimpse of NAAMA Foundation’s Activities: 

  • Iraqi Health Initiative, Iraq 1991
  • Wheelchairs for Diabetic Amputees, Egypt 1998
  • Clinical Laboratory at University of Balamand, Lebanon 2000
  • Burn Unit at Makassed Hospital, Jerusalem 2000
  • Emergency Room in Ramallah, West Bank 2000
  • ACCESS Health and Research Center, Dearborn, MI 2000
  • Burn unit at Rafidia Hospital, Nablus 2002
  • Children’s Cancer Project and Fellowship, Egypt 2003
  • Milk for Preschoolers (with ANERA), West Bank & Gaza 2003
  • Training of Syrian Medical Professionals (with PFP), 2003
  • Humanitarian Missions to the West Bank (with PFP), 2003 – 2007
  • Post War Trauma in Children, Lebanon 2004
  • Nutrition in Children Living in Refugee Camps, Lebanon 2004
  • Iraqi refugee health screening (with ACCESS), 2004
  • Katrina & Rita Aid, Houston 2005
  • Tsunami Relief, 2005
  • ACLS & PALS Certification Courses, West Bank, 2006
  • ACLS & PALS Certification Courses, Amman, Jordan 2006
  • Pakistan earthquake, 2006
  • Lebanese Red Cross Aid, 2006
  • Mother and Child Hospital, Beirut, Lebanon 2006
  • Ajialouna Dental Program, Lebanon 2006
  • Clinical Skills Simulation Lab, Schools of Medicine & Nursing, Aleppo, Syria 2007
  • National Diabetes Center (with JF, PFP) in Al Bierh, 2007
  • Gaza Medical Relief, 2009
  • Ambulances to the Syrian Red Crescent, 2011
  • Humanitarian Medical Missions to Syrian Refugee Camps, 2012 – 2017

NAAMA Foundation News


NAAMA IS SUPPORTING UNICEF USA FOR SYRIA EARTHQUAKE RELIEF  SYRIA EARTHQUAKE RELIEF CAMPAIGN  One of the strongest earthquakes to hit the region in a century shook residents from their beds before day breaks on February 6 sending tremors from Türkiye to as far away as Lebanon. Unfortunately, thousands of Syrians have been killed and injured and hundreds of thousands became homeless during a bitter winter season. The worst hit regions were Aleppo, Idleb, Hama, Latakia, Jableh and Tartus. The need is overwhelming, from rescue efforts to food, shelter, fuel, livelihood, mental and medical care for children and families. NAAMA has always taken the lead to offer support, and now is the time to step in and support Syrian families affected by this disaster. Please donate to the Syrian Earthquake Fund and support our Syrian people now. NAAMA is supporting UNICEF’s emergency relief efforts, where UNICEF teams are active and present  across Syria to make sure help will be available to all affected victims and family. The devastation is large and will have a long-lasting impact, so please donate. For the children of Syria every small act of kindness counts. Donate A receipt will be emailed to you within 48h NAAMA is a 501(C)(3) Non-profit

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AL AQSA EMERGENCY APPEAL 2021 We are very grateful for your donations to Al Aqsa Emergency Appeal. The campaign has exceeded its initial goal and reached $60,000 thanks to your compassion and spirit of philanthropy. The amount was sent to Al Makassed Hospital in Jerusalem, مستشفى المقاصد في القدس,

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NAAMA Beirut Emergency Appeal​

NAAMA Beirut Emergency Appeal has exceeded its target goal. Thanks to our generous donors, NAAMA was able to send $120,000 to the Lebanese Red Cross to help alleviate some of the suffering caused by Beirut Port  explosion on August 4, 2020.

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NAAMA Foundation Donations 2020​

NAAMA Foundation Donations 2020​ NAAMA is proud to announce the donation and shipment of 81 hemodialysis machines (80 Fresinius 2008T and 1 Fresinius 2008K dialysis machine) to Lebanon that were donated by Greenfield Health Systems. The total donation is worth approximately $243,000.   NAAMA Foundation provided the packaging and shipping costs. Life for Relief and Development facilitated the shipment and export-related paperwork. The American Near East Refugee Aid (ANERA) received the machines. They are currently at the Lebanese American University Medical Center in Beirut. NAAMA and NAAMA Foundation are grateful for our donors and supporters who have made this gift of life possible.

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