Lina Zaim Dada

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Personal information

Title: 
Dentist, Activist, Founder

Contact information (private)

Postbox: 
13-6526 Beirut, Lebanon
Address: 
Hamra, Jandark Street
City: 
Beirut
Country: 
Lebanon
Landline: 
961 1 349090
Fax: 
961 1 304587
Mobile phone: 
961 3 875024
Personal email address: 
dada@ajialouna.org

Contact information (work)

Organization/Institution: 
Ajialouna Association
Address: 
Tallet Al Khayat, Hashem Sharif Strt., Ajialouna Bldg., 6th flr.
City: 
Beirut
Country: 
Lebanon
Landline: 
961 1 304472/9 or 961 1 304485
Fax: 
961 1 304587
Mobile phone: 
961 3 875024
Work email address: 
admin@ajialouna.org

Education

Bachelor Degree, Dental and Oral Surgery (with distinction), 1981, Cairo University, Egypt.

Areas of Expertise

Dental and Oral Surgery
Activism
Health
Women's Issues
Child Care
Languages: 
Arabic
French
English

Work history

Dentist - Dental and Oral Surgery (private clinic), 1981- Present.

Honorary office and memberships

President of the Board of Directors of Lina Offshore for Real Estate & Investment, 2002 - present.

Founding Member and Vice President of the Arab Organization for School Health and Environment, 2000 - present.

Founder and President of Ajialouna Association, 1995 - Present.

Member of the International Advisory Council for the UNESCO Health Education and Teacher Training Office, 2001.

Member in the Board of Directors of Mother and Child Organization , 1994 - 1996.

Member in the Board of Trustees and president of the administrative board of Inmaa Association, 1987- 1994.

Founder of the League of Volunteer Dentists in Beirut to serve public schools, 1989.

Productions

Major achievements: 
  • Developed the health card system for public schools adopted by the Lebanese Ministry of Health, 1995.
  • Exhibitions, Lectures, & Performances: 
  • Organizer, the Riyadh Festival "Riyadh is More Beautiful with Lebanon", 2005.
  • Organizer, the 2nd Arab health convention entitled "2020: Health-Promoting Schools in the Arab World", Beirut, 2003.
  • Speaker, The Role of the Public Sector in Implementing the International Declaration of Children's Rights organized by the Higher Council for Childhood, UNESCO, Beirut, 2003.
  • Speaker, The 6th National Convention on School and College Medicine organized by The Ministry of Public Health in Tunisia, 2000.
  • Speaker, The Convention on School Health and Environment Awareness in Arab Countries organized by the Arab Council for Childhood and Development, Cairo, 1999.
  • Chaired the First Arab Conference on School Health organized by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, the World Health Organization and Ajialouna, UNESCO, Beirut 1999.
  • Speaker, The Scientific Congress on the Civil Contributions of Women, Kuwait, 1998.
  • Awards and Distinctions

    Al-Sharjah Award for Voluntary Work in the Arab World, 2007.

    Beirut City Shield from Beirut Municipality, 2003.

    Health Merit Decoration from the President of the Lebanese Republic, 1997.