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News Articles 2012-13

August

ENHL News Professor Mey Jurdi lectures on the threat of water pollution to citizen's health and safety

FHS News With HPV on the rise, Dr. Faysal El-Kak explains how social taboos in Lebanon still deter the vast majority of women from visiting gynecologists

FHS News
Professor Omar Dwachi on The Toxicity of Everyday Survival in Iraq

June

FHS News Professor Rima Nakkash Awarded by WHO on World No Tobacco Day 2013

FHS News 2013 FHS Graduation Reception - Sending You Beyond the Main Gate

FHS News FHS faculty participate in Middle East & North Africa Regional Consultation on Women’s Health and Rights and the Women Deliver 2013 Conference

May

FHS News  WHO Center for Systematic Reviews of Health Policy and Systems Research established at AUB

FHS News Boosting Research for Health in the New Arab World:
Building on Progress in Bellagio


CRPH Seminar "National economic development and body mass index in low- and middle-income countries: how global change shapes individual BMI" by Dr. Melissa Neuman is a Research Associate in Maternal and Child Health at the Institute of Child Health, University College London

FHS Seminar"Analysis of correlated non-gaussian outcomes from developmental toxicology" by Dr. Alexander R. de Leon Associate, Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Calgary

FHS News HMP Study Shows Lebanese Nursing Workforce in Crisis

April

FHS News Comprehensive sexuality education discussion forum hosted by FHS shares experiences from the MENA region

FHS Seminar "American Health Care Reform – or Obama's Health Care Reform" by Mustafa Yunis, PhD Professor, School of Health Sciences, Jackson State University

FHS News FHS Partners with EARTH University in Costa Rica to Design a Global Masters Program in Health and Sustainable Development

FHS Seminar "National Birth Defects Surveillance: Saving and Improving Quality of Life" by Dr. Khalid Younis, Director, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Department of Pediatrics, AUBMC

FHS News HSSS organizes a Road Safety Day in partnership with Kunhadi

FHS Seminar
"A Generalized Linear Mixed Modeling Framework for the Analysis of Multivariate Longitudinal Health Outcomes" by Professor Mulugeta Gebregziabher, Medical University of South Carolina

March

FHS News The Cost of War on Iraq - 10 Years On

FHS Seminar "Uncertainty and Communication in Traumatic Contexts" by Walid Afifi, Chair of the Middle East Studies Program, University of California at Santa Barbara

FHS Seminar "Misery Beyond the War Zone: Life for Syrian Refugees and Displaced Populations in Lebanon" by Fabio Forgione Head of Mission in Lebanon, Médecins Sans Frontières

HMPD News Study on Patient Safety in Lebanese Hospitals Shows Poor Reporting of Medical Errors


February

FHS Seminar "Diagnosing Dementia in an Arabic Speaking Population: A Lebanese Experience", by Kieu Phung, MD, PhD Research Associate and Project Manager, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, FHS

FHS Seminar "My Story With Public Schools: A commitment to introducing change", by Ghada Feghali, BS Pharm, MS Agriculture
Biology teacher, International College, Lebanon


FHS Seminar "Rapid Health Transitions in Lebanon: Lessons from the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors 2010" by Ali Mokdad, Professor of Global Health, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington


January

HPCH News HERU Launches Online Library

FHS Seminar "The Wounds of Gaza" by Dr. Ghassan Abu-Sittah

FHS-IFI Seminar "Public Policy-making in Lebanon: the Case of the Voluntary Health Insurance Policy" by Dr. Fadi El-Jardali


December


FHS News FHS awarded 3-year grant from IDRC to study "Alcohol Control and Harm Reduction Policies in Lebanon: The industry, the market and the young consumer"

HMP News 
Nurses subjected to higher levels of occupational violence than security guards 

FHS Seminar The World Health Organization and the development of global guidance by Dr. Eli Akl, AUBMC

ENHL News Ministry of Environment, UNDP and FHS collaborate to make recommendations on Healthcare Waste Management in Lebanon

HMP News  Professor Shadi Saleh proposes challenging reform strategies at Harvard MENA Conference

FHS Seminar Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and smoking in Lebanon by Professor Pascale Salameh, Lebanese University

FHS Seminar The Role of Corporations in Occupational and Environmental Health: Investigations of Toxic Corporate Crime by Dr. Barry Castleman


November

FHS Seminar War Injuries, Triage and Iraq’s Emerging Therapeutic Geographies by Dr. Omar Dewachi

HPCH News Dr. Faysal El-Kak Elected to the Executive Board of FIGO

HMP News Professor Fadi El-Jardali Elected to the Board of the Health Systems Global Society

FHS News 
FHS Graduate Seminar Named Winner of the Delta Omega Annual Innovative Curriculum Award



October

FHS News Public Health in the Arab World Book awarded by the British Medical Association

CRPH Seminar Innovative Approaches to the Analysis of Quantitative and Qualitative Data on HIV testing and counselling in Africa Presented by Dr. Carla Makhlouf Obermeyer Director, CRPH and the MATCH study group

FHS News The Ministry of Environment is launching a call for candidature for researchers, experts in climate change, and NGOs representatives to participate in the upcoming UNFCCC climate change negotiations in Doha as part of the official Lebanese delegation.


September

FHS News FHS graduate Karma Ekmekji (BS '04) is named one of this year's top 99 foreign policy leaders under the age of 33 by the Washington-based Diplomatic Courier magazine.

CRPH News Two-year Qatar National Research Fund awarded for joint FHS and Qatar University study on applied research ethics in Lebanon and Qatar

HPCH News AUB-TCRG, the Neighborhood Initiative and the CCECS celebrate the smoking ban in indoor public places on September 3, 2012

HPCH News Health Education through Extracurricular activities in Lebanon: processes and challenges

 
 
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