Social Events

Upcoming social events:

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Lebanese Back - ALMA NSW Educational Dinner

Date: 2018-02-28


Dr Rahme and Dr Sari.


Location:
TBA
Time:
TBA
Cost:
Free
RSVP:
Dr Ghassan Charbel 0411830890 or Dr Tarek Sari (0404190130)


Upcoming events to be announced..

Past Events:

ALMA GRAND BALL 2013

Date: 2016-02-23


Hi Everyone! Our Inaugural ALMA Ball will be held on Sat 23rd Feb 2013 at the Grand Ballroom at The Sofitel Hotel in Melbourne! This will be a wonderful night for the community and a chance to meet and connect with everyone. All our Lebanese community are invited! There ball includes: - pre-dinner drinks, - canapes, - 3 course meal and drinks. There will a Lebanese Band, singers and performers. Tickets are NOW AVAILABLE at $150 per person. I encourage you all to attend. Please contact us through Facebook, email (anthonyhadj@gmail.com). I also urge to mention the event to any family members or friends; all are welcome. We look forward to meeting you all and your family on this wonderful night! Kind Regards, ALMA


Location:
Sofitel Hotel, Melbourne.
Time:
Saturday 23rd of Feb, 2013.
Cost:
$150 per person
RSVP:
Please contact us through Facebook, email (anthonyhadj@gmail.com).


MEMBERS TALK 2014

Date: 2016-05-06


Management of Pain, Acute and Chronic: Dr. Terence Lim, Pain Medicine Specialist. & Topical issues in Sleep and Respiratory Medicine: Dr Andrew Kyoong, Head of Sleep Medicine at St. Vincent´s Hospital. Please advise for any dietary requirements. Sponsored by AstraZeneca


Location:
Escargrill, 650 Mount Alexander Road, Crn Addison Rd Moonee Ponds.
Time:
6.30pm for 7.00pm start
Cost:
100$
RSVP:
Was warka Dang .


Community Talks

Date: 2016-05-10


Cardiovascular Heart Disease Dr. Walid Ahmar and Dr. Malak Sukkar Saturday 10th May at The Castle, Hemming Park, Princes Highway Dandenong 3.30pm arrival for 4.00pm start Please contact Mariam or Walid for more information info@auslma.org.au


Location:
The Castle, Hemming Park, Princes Highway Dandenong
Time:
3.30pm arrival for 4:00pm start
Cost:
566$
RSVP:
Yahoo, we have done it .


Diabetes during Fasting Religious Periods including Ramadan, Easter: How to manage it

Date: 2016-05-18


NSW ALMA Guest Speaker Dr Marwan Obaid Endocrinologist It is fully sponsored and the special guest speaker is Dr Marwan Obaid and Endocrinologist from Sydney. The Topic: Diabetes and Ramadan (and religious fasting periods) I look forward to seeing you on the night whereby we can listen to Marwan speak and be updated with ALMA and new developments and be amongst each other.


Location:
Hellenic Republic Kew, 26 Cotham Rd Kew 3101
Time:
6.30pm
Cost:
Nil
RSVP:
Monday, 16th May


FAMILY DAY EVENT

Date: 2016-07-15


Come And Join Us For Our First Social Event! A wonderful opportunity for us to get to know each other´s families.


Location:
Koonara Hall, 7 Balwyn Rd, Balwyn
Time:
12.30pm - 3.30pm (Magician Performance, 12.30-1.30pm)
Cost:
$30 per family + Bring a plate of food*Please refer to the Menu Suggestion list below(Beer, wine, soft drinks, coffee & tea will be provided as well as a Magician for the kids!)
RSVP:
We kindly ask that you email soniahatem@gmail.com with the following information by the 1st July 2012: 1. The number of people attending (adults & children) & 2. The plate of food that you would like to bring *Menu Suggestions: Dips/Cheese Platter, Nuts, Selection of Sandwiches &Wraps, Bagels, Sushi , Spring Rolls, BBQ Chicken, Salads, Lebanese finger food; Sambousik, kibbi, Stuffed vine leaves, Lebanese Pastries; Zahtar etc.


ALMA NSW Educational Health Seminar

Date: 2016-09-08


Dr David Malouf (Urologist) - Management of Advanced Prostate Cancer Dr Nabil Rahme (Gastroenterologist) - Inflammatory Bowel Disease


Location:
Al Aseel Function Centre
Time:
7pm
Cost:
Free
RSVP:
Dr Ghassan Charbel or Dr Tarek Sari


ALMA EDUCATION TALK

Date: 2016-09-12


The Australian Lebanese Medical Association invites you to come and join us on Wednesday, the 12th of September, for an education talk presented by Dr. Nezor Houli on This invitation is open to ALMA members only.


Location:
Grossi Florentino Restaurant, 80 Bourke St, Melbourne.
Time:
7pm
Cost:
Sponsored by Servier
RSVP:
Sonia Hatem - via email soniahatem@gmail.com, by the 10th of September


Addiction Series - ALMA NSW

Date: 2016-11-15


A. Associate Professor Colin Mendelsohn (Tobacco Treatment Specialist) gave an informative presentation on the following topics: (1) The health effects of tobacco (2) Update on pharmacotherapy and the appropriate use of Nicotine Therapy Replacement (3) Drug Interactions with smoking (4) Discussed the stress paradox (5) The impact of electronic cigarettes B. Dr Rony Kayrouz (Psychologist) presented on the different pathways that lead to problem gambling in the Lebanese community. (1) Emotional and Biological Vulnerability Pathway (i.e. escape from problems) (2) Impulsive and Anti-Social Pathway (i.e. poor emotional and behavioral regulation) (3) Conditioned Pathway (i.e., a habit)


Location:
Zenobia Restaurant
Time:
7:15pm
Cost:
Free
RSVP:
Dr Ghassan Charbel Dr Tarek Sari


ANNUAL FAMILY DAY

Date: 2016-11-20


A wonderful opportunity for us to get to know each other’s families. There will be Entertainment provided for the Children.


Location:
Koonara Hall, & Balwyn Rd, Bulleen
Time:
12:00pm - 3.00pm
Cost:
No Cost, Just bring a plate of food
RSVP:
We kindly ask that you e-mail by November 17th 1. The number of people attending (adults & children) & 2. The plate of food that you would like to bring Dr Sue Hosn - drsuehosn@yahoo.com, Dr Wally Ahmar - wally.ahmar@cmcvictoria.com.au, Mariam Hachem - mariamhachem11@gmail.com


ALMA Talk

Date: 2017-05-23


Please join us for a ALMA talk fully sponsored by Pfizer on the 23rd May at the Hellenic Republic at 6.30pm. Speakers: Professor Richard Bittar and Dr Sam Mirzaee. Please RSVP to Mariam (mariamhachem11@gmail.com) or Sue (drsuehosn@yahoo.com) by the 20th May.


Location:
Hellenic Republic, Kew
Time:
6.30pm
Cost:
Free, sponsored by Pfizer
RSVP:
20th May


International Lebanese Medical Association Conference

Date: 2017-07-13


This is the first International Lebanese Medical Association and the Lebanese Order of Physician Conference to be held on July 13th 2017 in Beirut, Lebanon. Members are invited to attend and/or present a talk at this conference. Please contact Dr. Walid Ahmar for further details as he is involved in organising the program. It will involve international speakers and speakers within Lebanon.


Location:
Beirut, Lebanon
Time:
Cost:
RSVP:


CPR Community Talk: How to perform CPR and why?

Date: 2017-08-19


Come and learn how to perform CPR on mannequins and learn why it is important to know CPR. This is a community talk and will be hands on! Please contact Mrs Safaa Kamaleddine (0413 232 241), Mr Wael Rashid (0438 571 969) or Dr Sumaya Aboulhosn (0423 678 850) for queries.


Location:
Jan Wilson Community Centre - Halton Road, Noble Park North
Time:
3pm
Cost:
Free
RSVP: