Medical Services - ESCWA

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

Medico-Administrative

  • 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)

Training

  • 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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