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AUB Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS)
60th Anniversary Events

Special Events
• Launching of the Lancet Arab World Series (LAWS)
• Launch of the FHS 60th anniversary and PHAW Arabic version
• Lecture by Prof. Didier Fassin entitled "The Politics and Ethics of Humanitarianism"
• Launch of the Arab Aging Network: an online community of researchers, practitioners, and policy makers interested in issues of aging in the region
• Launch of the Gangarosa Safe Water and Sanitation Fund
• CRPH Faculty Research Day – presentations of research by FHS Faculty
• Seminar on “Applying research ethics: Perspectives from researchers in Lebanon and Qatar”
• ‘This is Public Health’ National Campaign in collaboration with the Lebanese University, Balamand University, and other partners
• Reveal of the FHS brand
• The “World no-tobacco” day event
• FHS Alumni reunion
• MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program; ‘Give back with purpose’ community project
• OPU-FHS alumni chapter Practice Day: 
- ‘Challenges to implementation of Law 174’
- ‘Health and social media: what role can social media play in promoting health campaigns and messages’
• Launch of the “Ras Beirut Well-Being Survey monograph”
• FHS end of year celebration Gala Dinner

•  Systematic Reviews in Health Policy: From Scoping the Literature to Synthesizing the Evidence (organized by SPARK) – open registration
• The Community Tool Box in Arabic: A tool for participatory community interventions  (organized by the Arab Resources Collective and the HPCH dept) – by invitation only
• Program Planning in Public Health: Using Evidence to Enhance Effectiveness (organized by the OPU) – open registration
• MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program leadership workshops: Life skills (Cohort 2)/Citizenship and Human Rights ( Cohort 1) (organized by OPU and the FHS MCF SP) – open to MCF scholars and selected FHS students
• Public Health Challenges and Response in Complex Emergencies (organized by OPU) – open registration
• Media and Public Policy: Evidence-based Health Reporting
• Safe water and health
• Evidence informed policy making and knowledge translation (organized by the CK2P) – open to researchers
• Evidence informed policy making and knowledge translation and role of civil society (organized by CK2P) – open to civil society
• Consultation with Policymakers and Stakeholders: Towards Evidence-informed Policymaking for Health in the Eastern Mediterranean Region (organized by CK2P) – open to policy makers

New Centers Being Launched at FHS
• WHO Center for Systematic Reviews in Health Policy and Systems Research (SPARK)
• Center for Leadership and Innovations in Health Systems  (CLI)
• Center for Knowledge to Policy (CK2P)
• Center for Public Health Practice (CPHP)

• International Conference on “Global Health & Sustainable Development: Challenges, Opportunities and the Required Pedagogy” ( Organized by the MCF Global Masters program EARTH University and AUB) – by invitation
• Perspectives on Health Promotion: Cases from Non-communicable Diseases and Injury (organized by HPCH dept)- open registration
• “Social innovation and entrepreneurship in health systems”
• “Socio-political Transformations in the Arab World: Challenges for Non-Communicable Diseases Prevention and Control”.
• FHS 60th anniversary conference – ‘For Better Public Health’: Themes
- Climate change and its impact on the Arab region
- Transforming public health education to better address health issues of low and middle income countries
- Conflict and health: the role of public health professionals in conflict prevention and relief;

New Academic Programs
• Healthcare Leadership Academy – first summer session
• Executive Masters in Healthcare Leadership program
• New Division of Health Professions:
- BS program in Medical Imaging Sciences (new)
- BS program in Medical Audiology Sciences (new)
- BS program in Medical Laboratory Sciences
• PhD in Epidemiology

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