American Univesity of Beirut

Digitize or Die: Lebanon’s Social Services Post-Covid-19

​This OpEd is part of the Issam Fares Institute opinion articles series published weekly. This article is​ written​​ by Mahmoud Dgheim, technopreneur & advisor on emerging technologies.


Beyond the tremendous death toll witnessed around the world, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused economic turmoil through the disruption of the entire global supply chain. As we anxiously follow the economic fallout accentuated by the pandemic, the fragile underpinnings of the global economy are now revealed: For the past several decades, governments and businesses had prioritized efficiency and productivity over resilience and planning.


Read the full op-ed "Digitize or Die: Lebanon’s Social​ Services Post-Covid-19"

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