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
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.
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.
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Faculty of Health Sciences
American University of Beirut
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