Miss World Lebanon 2016 - Sandy Tabet saved a life with Gift Of Life Lebanon.
Every year, 1 in 100 babies is born with congenital heart disease, the most common birth defect in the world. In Lebanon alone, more than 700 babies are diagnosed with heart disease every year. In April 2015, the Rotary ICC USA-Lebanon founded its 74th chapter of ”Gift Of Life International" in Lebanon. The Lebanon chapter has had the privilege to partner with the Children Heart Center at The American University Medical Center (AUBMC), which have enabled Gift of Life Lebanon to serve as main medical center in the Middle East region.
Since 2015 Gift of Life Lebanon has helped over a 100 children with pediatric cardiac surgeries in addition to prevention program and awareness campaign. Their long-term goal is to provide healthcare services to every needy child with congenital heart problems in Lebanon regardless of gender or national origin.