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.
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, hospitals, UN agencies, NGOs, ministries and governmental agencies, professional associations, municipalities, and local communities in Lebanon and across the Arab World.
Our work revolves around three axis:
Thematic: covering youth development, refugee health and wellbeing, reproductive & Sexual health (SRH), elderly, and child protection
Methodological: focusing on monitoring and evaluation, communication for development, and capacity building
Engagement: motivating FHS students and faculty to engage in community through service initiatives, cultivating social justice, diversity, and social responsibility
"Positioning ourselves as an academic center for excellence for public health practice in the region"