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Stepping Up In Lebanon 240

On October, 17th 2019, Lebanon saw a series of protests led by the people that called for political and economic reform. What could be characterized as a political revolution creating intense civil unrest became the backdrop when the COVID-19 pandemic hit. Without a stable government structure, civil society has stepped in to fill the gaps.  Eight ...

Added by Sam Cherry Blog AGLN Blog 04/25/2020
Applying Lessons Learned From A Storm On Mount Everest To COVID-19 239

The COVID-19 pandemic is like the storm my daughter Deeya and I faced on the North side of Mount Everest on May 14, 2018. We were climbing in the  so called ‘death zone’ at about 8000 meters and the weather deteriorated suddenly. The temperature dropped to -50 degrees Celsius with the windchill and it became a battle for survival. While I was a nervous ...

Added by Ajeet Bajaj Blog AGLN Blog 04/25/2020
Ensuring Care For Dialysis Patients During A Pandemic 238

When the lockdown was announced, I handed over my professional responsibilities as CEO to the CFO of my company so that I could dedicate my time and resources towards the cause of those most vulnerable to COVID-19 infection. I have been on the board of trustees of Bangalore Kidney Foundation (BKF) for 15 years. In November 2019, the trust started a new ...

Added by Kartik Sriram Blog AGLN Blog 04/25/2020