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Third International Conference on Waterpipe Tobacco Smoking Research: "Translating waterpipe tobacco smoking research evidence into practice, policy and regulation" ​

Tobacco use remains the leading preventable cause of death throughout much of the world. Waterpipe tobacco use - formerly a traditional habit among men in the Eastern Mediterranean has spread across the globe. In this Third International Conference on Waterpipe Tobacco Smoking Research, AUB and its partners will share recent scholarship on waterpipe tobacco smoking with intent to inform practice, policy and regulation and enhance public health and population wellbeing.READ MORE​​​

"Protecting Health Care in Armed Conflict"​: side event around the 72nd UN General Assembly 

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Unabashed attacks on health care have been a defining feature of several recent armed conflicts. A recent review found “staggering” attacks i​n 23 countries in conflict, indicating widespread violation of international law. READ MORE​​

​More than seventy students from around the world join FHS

​​​​​​​​Just like the beginning of every semester, the Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) at AUB held orientation sessions for around eighty new students, introducing them to their peers, as well as AUB services, facilities, and academic requirements.READ MORE​

AUB and Order of Nurses launch the first ever registration database analysis on workforce trends of nurses in Lebanon

The Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) at the American University of Beirut (AUB) and the Lebanese Order of Nurses (LON) announced the publication of their new study “The Workforce Trends of Nurses in Lebanon (2009-2014): A registration database analysis". READ MORE

AUB establishes the first Global Health Institute in Lebanon and the region​

​​​In a message to the AUB community, AUB President Fadlo Khuri announced on July 19 the establishment of AUB’s Global Health Institute (GHI), the first such institute in the region. This initiative comes in consonance with AUB’s comprehensive vision on health, Health 2025, with the vision to establish a Health Sciences Complex (HSC) that will strategically and functionally align all core units involved in health. READ MORE​

AUB' Omar Dewachi publishes his new book "Ungovernable Life: Mandatory Medicine and Statecraft in Iraq".​​

Iraq's healthcare has been on the edge of collapse since the 1990s. Onc​e the leading hub of scientific and medical training in the Middle East, Iraq's political and medical infrastructure has been undermined by decades of conflict and sanctions. Ungovernable Life presents the untold story of the rise and fall of Iraqi "mandatory medicine"—and of the destruction of Iraq itself.​ ​READ MORE.

  • No one left behind: A feasible goal for the health SDGs in the Arab region

The Center for Research on Population and Health (CRPH) in the Faculty of Health Sciences  in AUB organized a conference entitled No one left behind: A feas​ible goal for the health SDGs in the Arab region. The conference brought together experts from the region and around the world to discuss the feasibility of reaching health-related targets of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, with a focus on the Arab world. To read more about this event, please CLICK HERE. 

  • Towards a better world: New public health leaders join the journey!

29 May 2017 marked another special occasion that will always be remembered in the Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) in the American University of Beirut (AUB) as one hundred and thirty one students celebrated their graduation with their families, friends, and professors, in a reception organized by FHS in Issam Fares Hall. READ MORE

  • HPCH: leading the fight against domestic violence

HPCH Research project findings highlighting problems regarding Law 293 from the viewpoint of women participants leads to the development of a media bite with K2P.  This is the first step of a process that will hopefully lead to changes in policy regarding the content and implementation of Law 293 against domestic violence.

  • Research on Research in the Arab region: Mapping Non-Communicable Diseases

EPHD held a “Research on Research in the Arab Region: The case of Non-Communicable Diseases” meeting that served as a platform of deliberation with experts on mapping health research in the region and on gap analysis in NCD research production. Meeting documents & more



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