Lebanese Minister of Health, Dr. Jamil Jabak, launches the country's obesity prevention campaign (Credit: Lebanon Ministry of Public Health)

Lebanon Launches Obesity Prevention Campaign

Lebanon’s Minister of Health, Dr. Jamil Jabak, has launched a national campaign to combat obesity. Dubbed “Your health cannot bear it; lose some weight,” the initiative is meant to highlight the health risks associated with being overweight. The World Health Organization recently ranked Lebanon sixth out of nine Middle East and North African countries in terms of obesity rates.

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