The collaboration with health institutions is essential; it is at the heart of the values of the Islamic university of Lebanon (IUL) and its know-how. University Islamic collaboration aims to foster interactions and understand the needs of staff and students that we seek to meet.
To achieve this vision, IUL set out many collaborative plans to establish its position within the framework of health community service. Namely, the mission was carried by the applied departments in the Faculty of Health including nursing, physical therapy, speech therapy and medical laboratory.
In specific, nursing department aims to graduate qualified health professionals with scientific competencies and high work skills, in order to meet the needs of the labor market in Lebanon and the world.
Accordingly, IUL constantly cooperates with the Lebanese Nurses Syndicate. This cooperation is evident to increase the number of graduates to meet the needs of the labor market, and to achieve excellence in practicing the profession of nursing in application, education, administration and research. Hoping to strengthen the health of the individual and society in Lebanon and its surroundings that needs an increase in the number of nurses by 8% annually according to WHO.
The syndicate aims to achieve distinction in the practice of the nursing profession in 4 disciplines: practice, teaching, research and management.
VISION: Achieving excellence in the practice of nursing in the four fields: application, education, management, research.
MISSION: To play a leading role in the protection and development of the nursing profession, in order to strengthen the health of the individual and society in Lebanon and its surroundings.
This yearly escalating need for nurses has made the university visits schools and holds exhibitions to stimulate, high school students, to register at the Nursing and Health Sciences Faculty. Moreover, the university has signed agreements with many hospitals in the region in order to encourage employees who hold professional degrees to pursue their studies and obtain university degrees within practical and material facilities and financial discounts of 50%; citing:
At Al-Zahraa Hospital University Medical Center (ZHUMC), we aspire to provide the best comprehensive and compassionate care to patients through integrated clinical practice, education and research, regardless of background, status or any differences.
As nurses, our every task is guided by knowledge, enabled by skill, and motivated by compassion. Patients are our primary focus, and the way we deliver care clearly reflects this. We believe in creating a healing environment, an environment that is safe, that has no barriers, and that is built on a spirit of inquiry, and above all an environment that reflects a diverse, inclusive, and culturally competent workforce representative of the patient-focused values of this institution.
Our chief director works in close collaboration with the hospital management and medical administration to ensure the delivery of a safe, effective and patient-focused service throughout the hospital.
Our nurses are qualified through licensure, demonstrated competence, and a commitment to professional development through lifelong learning. They receive ongoing training and undergo systematic and regular appraisal using a variety of Staff Development and Performance Improvement Methods.
We are committed to the values of our hospital. As nurses, we strive towards our vision while we hold the responsibility to ensure the following priorities:
Scope of Service
The scope of our nursing service is to achieve the most favorable results, meeting all patient needs in nursing care, knowledge and expertise. It also includes the following:
Welcome to Bahman Hospital!
We are a 200 bed medical center specialized in diagnosing, treating and preventing diseases. Since the 1st of March 1999, we have operated under a single set of values permeating from our mission“ Doing Good for health”.
The Hospital’s mission caters to providing quality medical care regardless of race, sex, and beliefs with the help of highly specialized medical and nursing teams.Being in the top 2 medical centers nationwide as per the Lebanese accreditation, we also provide a safe and healthy environment for our staff and a real opportunity to train on the job so as to reach their highest potential.We believe in social responsibility as we contribute to our community at large throughout the day making it a better place to live and work in.We work on daily basis to create value for our stakeholders.
We at Bahman Hospital value the life of every human being regardless of any or all differences. We do this by implementing the strategies drawn from the mission of the hospital and from the initiatives watched closely by the board of directors. Our Journey is paved by a continuous search of the highest quality services and the ongoing improvement of processes that are aligned with the hospitals’ objectives.
The transparency and visible presence of General management helps maintain the channels of communication as clear as possible so as to lead people towards their most important business goal: to offer the safest and highest quality healthcare services.
To become the preferred general hospital and leading disease state specialists in our community, providing quality and efficient healthcare services
To provide our community with affordable, quality, competent, and compassionate care; our people with a safe and healthy work environment fostering career growth; and our university affiliates a trusted partner in academic advancement, all within an efficient, sustainable, socially responsible and progressive healthcare organization.
Accreditation & Privilages
To build an integrated, people centered, health system that promotes and sustains the highest attainable health status of the population, through ensuring a universal health coverage, while addressing the social determinants of health.
The Ministry of Health will work in partnership with all stakeholders, following good governance principles, to develop its institutional capacity for effective stewardship of the health sector, to ensure the promotion of better health and the provision of equitable, efficient and quality health services, in both public and private sector, that meet legitimate people’s expectations and needs, with particular emphasis on the poor, disadvantaged and vulnerable populations, thereby contributing to sustainable development of the country.
The Goals of the Ministry
The Ministry will seek an inter sectoral approach and will cooperate with other ministries, the private sector and the Civil Society in order to achieve the following goals:
Leadership in providing excellent medical services in line with scientific progress in the field of medicine. Securing the best general medical services in the Zahrani villages area for all patients. For Aladdin Hospital to be a place free of infection, preserving the safety of the patient, and always striving for continuous development and quality.
Aladdin Hospital is a general hospital that undertakes to provide health and care services to patients in the Zahrani villages and its surroundings in a way that achieves the health and safety of the patient at an acceptable cost and high quality, through an efficient medical, nursing and administrative apparatus and available resources, working for continuous development and in order to raise the medical level in Lebanon.
Furthermore, Nursing and Health Sciences Faculty organizes many health activities including the Health Day on May 12 of every year on the occasion of International Nurses Day. On this occasion, free health services are provided aiming at early detection of some chronic diseases such as hypertension, diabetes and thalassemia by conducting free examinations, in addition to spreading health awareness through lectures and publications
Over the past five decades, the number of students in the faculty of public health has increased. It is particularly important to promote strong cohesion and collaboration with health care centers based on agreements. These agreements aim to provide a
scientific exchanges and an internship site for students. By working together to develop a set of shared management principles, students from different disciplines can maximize the value of their knowledge and skills.
Moreover, Nursing and Health Sciences Faculty has signed numerous agreements in collaboration with local health institutions within the framework of scientific and practical cooperation. These institutions are considered to be the training centers for IUL students like Zahraa Hospital, Bahman Hospital, Sahel General hospital, Labib Medical center…. .
Within the framework of cooperation with the Lebanese Nurses Syndicate and for the sake of serving the individual and society, IUL nursing students participate in the Council of Representatives of the Nursing Students Association. The representatives hold regular meetings to discuss their scientific and practical needs. They also participate in the union’s activities that aim to spread health awareness and provide health services .
At the level of the Arab world, Nursing and Health Sciences Faculty participates in the Council of the Arab Union of Nursing Faculties and sharing its scientific activities, in particular, IUL represents Lebanon in the Scientific Association.
The Scientific Society of Arab Nursing Faculties was established in October 1998. The office of the Nursing Dean at Al-Zaytoonah University initiated its establishment and asked from the Union General of Arab Universities to host the Scientific Society of Arab nursing faculties at the Faculty of Nursing of Al Zaytoonah University in Amman/Jordan on a permanent basis.
Society has now nearly of 82 members from various colleges of nursing in the Arab countries and Society comprises three committees: a committee of scientific research and development, education student training committee and Accreditation and quality assurance Committee also offers annual awards to institutions and individuals peer outstanding works and shall encourage student exchanges and the exchange of experiences between nursing faculties.
In the context of promoting scientific research in the field of health and nursing sciences, Nursing and Health Sciences Faculty participates in the periodic seminars (Figure 3) organized by “Chaire recherche sciences infirmières– Laboratoire Education et pratiques en santé – Université paris Nord” The faculty participates in presenting its scientific research through the seminar in the presence of its francophone students .
Health researchers need to develop a unique collaborative culture and conduct their work around the world to improve the quality of care. In this direction and for this reason, the nursing department at UIL collaborates with the “Chaire recherche sciences infirmières– Laboratoire Education et pratiques en santé – Université paris Nord” in the field of research and the realization of health studies.
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS DIRECTION LEADS IUL’S INTERNATIONAL POLICY, AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS OFFICE IS RESPONSIBLE FOR IMPLEMENTING THIS POLICY. IUL IS MEMBER OF:
IUL’S INTERNATIONAL STRATEGY IS ARTICULATED AROUND 3 MAJOR OBJECTIVES:
The Islamic University of Lebanon aims to build an international professional network by strengthening its relationship with international, educational, and research institutions, in order to achieve its worldwide vision.
IN LINE WITH CULTURAL DIVERSITY AND ACCELERATED GLOBALIZATION, THE UNIVERSITY’S STRATEGIC APPROACH TO INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS REVOLVES AROUND THREE MAIN GOALS:
The Islamic University of Lebanon is a member of the Francophone University Agency (AUF), a member and a former president of the Conference of Rectors in the Middle East Region (CONFREMO), a member and the Chairperson of the fifty-first meeting of the Executive Council of the Association of Arab Universities (AARU), and a member of the International Association of Universities (IAU). The university is also a partner of European Projects Erasmus+, and has also signed many bilateral agreements with Arab and European universities.
As a conclusion, the collaboration increases operational capacity in the community to provide efficient and effective health services to the whole population, with an emphasis on the participation of local and global health systems.
The Islamic University of Lebanon participated in the exhibition of the International High School – Burj Al-Barajneh. And the exhibition of the Phoenix School – Harik Hreik, in which an explanation was made about the university’s specializations, its educational system, the system of grants and social benefits it provides to all students. The study also touched upon the institutional accreditation obtained by the university from the Higher Council for Research and Higher Education Evaluation in France.