Mona Hussein Haidar
Medical Doctor
Field(s) of expertise: 
Awareness Raising
Areas of Impact: 
Good Health and Well-being

Personal information

Mona Hussein Haidar
Medical Doctor

Contact information (Private)

+961 3 797722

Contact information (Work)

+961 9 547254 Ext 2840

Work history

Previous Professions: 
  • Full time faculty & Leader of the social medicine and global health program (education, teaching, service and advocacy), 2009 - present, School of Medicine, Lebanese American University.
  • Research Fellow, July 2008 - July 2009, Global Health& Social Medicine department, Harvard Medical School.
  • Consultant, February - June 2008, School of Medicine, Lebanese American University.
  • Clinic Director, January 2007 - January 2008, Lesotho HIV rural initiative (scale up of HIV testing and treatment in the rural areas of Lesotho), Partners In Health.
  • Public Health and EWARS (Early Warning and Response System) Officer, September/November/December 2006, World Health Organization (Lebanon).

Major Achievements

Major achievements: 
  • Harvard Medical School, Global Health & Social Medicine department:
  •  Participating in the research and development of academic products for the Global Health     Delivery project.
  • Participating teaching the course “Introduction to Social Medicine” .
  •  Co-moderating the adherence for antiretroviral therapy and retention web-based community of practice for global health implementers.
  • Lebanese American University School of Medicine: Developing the social medicine and global health curriculum.
  • Lesotho HIV Rural Initiative, Partners in Health:
  • Providing medical care including HIV testing and counseling, antiretroviral therapy, & tuberculosis treatment.
  • Training community health workers on HIV, Tuberculosis, and primary care.
  • Supervising the clinic’s income generating projects, food and formula programs.

Competences & Skills

Field(s) of Expertise: 
  • Social Medicine
  • Global Health (focus on HIV)
  • Internal Medicine
  • Arabic
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Sesotho