Category Archives: Makassed News

Mentorship program

About the mentorship program: The youth mentorship program is complementary to the competency-based training program Makassed is implementing with the support of UNICEF Lebanon. The program provides guidance and support for youth to allow them to take ownership of their personal and professional growth. Mentors and youths will participate in group sessions as well as […]

Makassed University of Beirut – Faculty of Nursing and Health Sciences: a leading academic institution that graduates distinguished students able to deal with challenges that face the health care system in Lebanon and abroad.

The Faculty of Nursing and Health Sciences at Makassed University of Beirut is one of the oldest nursing colleges in Lebanon and the region. It was founded by Dr. Mustafa Khalidi in 1948 as the “National Nursing School”. It continued to develop and upgrade its programs to become in 1986 the “Higher Institute of Nursing”, […]

Al Makassed… Humanity First

This article was published by An-Nahar newspaper on May 31st, 2021 in a Special Edition for NGOs in Lebanon.Al Makassed Philanthropic Islamic Association of Beirut is a humanitarian association established in 1878 with services distributed over three main sectors: education, health and social affairs. It is involved in educating the child and youth, providing prevention […]

Al Makassed launches Zakat campaign

The Holy month of Ramadan started this year during challenging circumstances of unprecedented deterioration of the wellbeing of Lebanese citizens. The COVID-19 pandemic, as well as a worsening economic situation coupled with the Beirut Port explosion, are having a devastating impact on vulnerable families who are in greater need of crucial support. Each year, Makassed […]

A Humanitarian Call From Makassed

Since its establishment, Makassed has strived to offer social and economic support to its community. With the rapid increase in the numbers of COVID-19 patients, its role has become more challenging. At Makassed General Hospital, doctors, nurses and other health workers are physically and emotionally overwhelmed because of the pressing situation, bravely coping with scarce […]

Ward Al Makassed Empowerment Center

Ward Al Makassed Empowerment Center organized on the 29th of October, 2020 an exhibition in support of the cancer center at Makassed General Hospital Many handcrafted products such as abayas and embroidered pieces, in addition to food items, made by trained women under the UNDP empowerment project, were displayed on the occasion. In 2014, Al […]