Medical Services - United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia

Medical Services

Medical Services at the UN House serves more than 20 UN entities at the Beirut duty station and in the region. We provide medico-administrative and clinical services under the umbrella of occupational safety health and well-being.

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Services we provide


  • Medical clearances (pre-employment, travel and periodical)
  • Sick leave management and return to work planning
  • Medevac plan, management of cases, recommendations and follow-up (from and to Beirut duty station
  • Occupational safety, as well as health and well-being frameworks
  • Business continuity plan and organizational resilience management system
  • Assistance with health insurance (Cigna) and follow-up
  • Recommendations for disability cases and compensation for injury arising out of service (Appendix D claims)


  • Infectious risk hazards
  • Emotional intelligence (resilience, stress management and adjustment to change)
  • Prevention of workplace and occupational hazards, such as ergonomics, Automated Electronic Defibrillator (AED) usage, etc.

Health Promotion

  • Open medical day (yearly)
  • Individual risk-based health counselling

Stress Counselling

  • Individual counselling on work-related challenges
  • Early detection of signs of mental health illnesses
  • Psychosocial contingency planning
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