Azad Ali

Azad Ali Academic researcher    

The Hidden Threat

On the mind of Hasan Abbas   The 2020 year was full of great events that are unique in the history. The most significant one is the Coronavirus pandemic. At the beginning of this pandemic, and when the global lockdown started, most people turned their education and work to online. Even though not all people…

Part 2 – Beirut-Pollution-Who-pays-the-price?

On the mind of Ali M. Halawi:   Part 2- But the main reason for water pollution in Lebanon is the untreated sewage. “In the last 20 years, the Lebanese government spent more than $1.5 billion in loans to put in place a water sanitation system,” economist and social activist Jad Chaaban told Al-Monitor.  …

Part 1 – Beirut-Pollution-Who-pays-the-price?

On the mind of Ali M. Halawi: Part 1- BEIRUT – With a 225km coast line on the Mediterranean, the beach is where the people in Lebanon often head when the summer heat intensifies. However, rampant pollution from illegal dumpsites near the coast and sewage pipelines flowing into the sea have deprived many of the…

Acts of Kindness in the Era of an Economic Crisis and a Pandemic

On the mind of Ali M. Halawi: Volunteerism has been defined and redefined, with among the most common definitions including: “Activities that are non-obligatory (there is no contractual, familial or friendship obligation between the helper and the helped, nor coercion); [that are] undertaken for the benefit of others, [for] society as a whole, or [for] a…

Our lives are on HOLD!

On the mind of Ali M. Halawi: With just over a month after the explosion, we have all reached a conclusion that this year couldn’t get any worse for Lebanon as it seems to have reached its peak of destruction and devastation. Unfortunately, that’s not the case anymore. As we imagined positivity and optimism could…

What is happening to you my dear country?

Sharekkna storytellers write: All the crises of the world are at the moment congregated in 10452 square kilometers. Yes! It is inside Lebanon, the littlest and most charming spot on earth, that the world decided to throw their trash and absurdity. We had a red flag representing the blood shed for liberation before the 1940.…

When to eat when you have Diabetes?

Sharekkna team quotes: There are going to be times when you have finished your meal or snack and you are hungry again long before your next meal is scheduled or right before bed. Depending on how much time you have to go before you are supposed to eat again and what your blood sugar levels…

Wait what is a domain name?

Sharekkna team quotes: Anonymous Businesses are fooling themselves if they think they can continue to conduct business without a website.  This is because in today’s age, having a website makes many think a company is ‘official.’  But a website by itself doesn’t mean anything without a decent domain name.  Wait what? What is a domain…

Can we pretend this never happened

Sharekkna storytellers write: Can we pretend this never happened? We’re in midyear 2020. Now all is going to open and most people are thinking that the virus is gone. Will life get back to how it was before Coronavirus? Yesterday, I took a walk across the neighborhood. It stroked me. I asked my companion if…

SARS The Mystery Disease

Sharekkna team quotes: Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome or SARS is a mysterious disease that has sparked great fear. Classified as a type of atypical pneumonia, which is caused by organisms that are difficult to identify. Infection by these microorganisms could lead to serious, even life-threatening consequences. Two types of new viruses were found in lung…

Myth Busters On Healthy Eating

Sharekkna team posts: Being a healthy eater requires you to become both educated and smart about what healthy eating actually is.  Being food smart isn’t about learning to calculate grams of fat, or is it about studying labels and counting calories. Healthy eating is all about balanced and moderate eating, consisting of healthy meals at…

What we read on social media affects us

Sharekkna team writes: What we read on social media affects us! Sharekkna keeps the community informed. Corona times are the times the world has never witnessed that huge amount of information. Social media is showering human being with scientific information that most of them are very far from. Information about viruses when people do not…

Those Persons Do Exist

Quoting a book by Andrew Oconnell. One of the not so noticed areas of rehabilitation medicine is Speech Therapy. In fact, a lot of people may not even know that something like this existed. It may be the case that this is your first time to encounter the field or you may have heard it…

I Have Witnessed Bullying Forever

What did I do? Nothing. How did I act? I didn’t act. I just turned my back as if nothing is happening. Why didn’t I act? I don’t know. Because of fear, because of anger, because of carelessness, or because of helplessness. I don’t have an exact answer to this. Bullying is one horrible hidden…