An academic center of excellence for public health
practice in the region
The Center for Public Health Practice (CPHP) advances evidence-based public health practice in Lebanon and the region while enhancing the academic experience of students and faculty. It builds solid community partnerships and develops human capabilities to impact the health of populations.
The Center nurtures the culture of collective responsibility, diversity, and social justice.
CPHP fulfills its mission through the following activities:
Evidence-based health development programs: CPHP develops and implements community partnerships to promote individual and community health.
Effective workforce development and continuing education: CPHP offers diverse, multidisciplinary and financially sustainable training programs. READ MORE
Service learning and student engagement: CPHP facilitates service learning courses and provides students with venues to practice the knowledge learned in the classroom while providing a service to community.
Our Partnerships and Affiliations
CPHP works closely with different local, national, regional, and international entities including but not limited to:
Academic institutions: Boston University, Johns Hopkins University
UN agencies: UNFPA-ASRO, UNICEF Lebanon, UNICEF Syria, UNFPA Iraq, UNRWA, UNICEF Regional Office, add ESCWA
NGOs: HelpAge International, Medical Aid for Palestinians, British Council
- Governmental agencies and local authorities: Ministries of Public Health, Ministries of Youth and Sports, Ministries of Social Affairs
- Municipalities: signed Memorandum of Understanding with Sin El Fil Municipality through long term partnership
- International foundations: Jordanian Communication and Advocacy Program
Our work revolves around three axis:
Thematic: youth development, refugee health, sexual and reproductive health, maternal and child health, ageing, health communication, school health and environment, tobacco, mental health and child protection, among others
Methodological: implementation research, evidence-based programming, functional reviews of public health institutions, monitoring and evaluation, communication for development, training of trainers, and capacity building
Engagement: motivating FHS students and faculty to engage in community through service initiatives, cultivating social justice, diversity, and social responsibility