The Armenian Sanatorium of Azounieh has served all the people in the Middle East. Nearly half of its patients have been non-Armenians from many surrounding countries, as well as from Lebanon, such as from Syria, Iraq, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and Egypt among other countries. In the past, the Iraqi and Saudi Arabian Governments have maintained beds for their respective destitute patients. However, after the Lebanese Civil War this no longer takes place.
Today, the Hospital offers its services to multinational patients from all over the world with no regards to faith or race. Men, women and children of all ages and races are welcome to be treated from Tuberculosis at the Armenian Sanatorium. It is important to note that the Armenian Sanatorium is presently the only hospital in Lebanon treating Tuberculosis (50 beds).
A Prison-based-Hospital unit covering the international human rights norms was added to the TB hospital’s basement around the ends of 2006. This new division was added to treat infected prisoners coming from various prisons with pulmonary disease and tuberculosis.
The Sanatorium also includes a Geriatrics Department mainly for the Armenian elderly (100 beds) whose forefathers bore the wounds and scars of 1.5 million Armenians, victims of the Armenian Genocide perpetrated by Ottoman Turks in 1915. The elderly home is where many are with no families finding refuge in a home where they are treated with the outmost respect and care.
There is an Out Patient Department and a first aid Emergency Room providing the necessary health care to all of the surrounding villages in the vicinity alongside the elderly of the home.
The latest accomplishment has been the creation of: