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Dr. Mohamad Ali Hamandi

Dr. Hamandi holds a Doctorate degree in Business Administration from Universite Jean Moulin Lyon 3, IAE Lyon School of Management, France, a master degree in public health with concentration in hospital health administration from the American University of Beirut, and a Bachelor of Science in nursing from the American University of Beirut. Dr. Hamandi is a lecturer of management, patient safety, strategic management, risk management, accreditation and quality in many universities. He is a co-author of many books on management, quality and patient safety. Dr. Hamandi has contributed the "Patient Safety Curriculum Guide" with WHO Head Quarter Geneva and was nominated as the Champion for patient to patients' safety by the World Alliance for Patient Safety. Dr Hamandi is the Assistant CEO of the Makassed General Hospital, in-charge of strategic management, quality, patient safety, and risk management. He is an active member of the executive board of many professional associations in Lebanon and the Arab world including Syndicate of Hospitals and Arab Hospital Federation. Dr Hamandi is an international consultant and expert of healthcare management, patient safety, risk management and hospital administration. He provides consultation to many hospitals, health care institutions, consulting firms, auditing companies, Ministries of Health and international organizations in Lebanon, Gulf region, Africa, Europe and Japan.

Courses offered (1)

Enrolled Students (1)


  • Doctor in Business Administration, IAE Lyon School of Management – Jean Moulin University, Lyon – France.
  • Master Public Health, Concentration Hospital and Health Administration, American University of Beirut, Lebanon.
  • B.S. Nursing, American University of Beirut.

Teaching Experience

  • Lecturer, American University in Beirut, Lebanon
  • Lecturer, Makassed University of Beirut, Lebanon
  • Lecturer, Lebanese German University, Lebanon
  • Lecturer, Arab University of Beirut, Lebanon
  • Lecturer, University Saint Joseph, Lebanon
  • Lecturer, Lebanese University, Lebanon


  • Assistant CEO, Makassed General Hospital, Lebanon


  • Deputy Hospital Administrator, Makassed General Hospital, Lebanon.
  • Nursing Director, Makassed General Hospital, Lebanon.
  • Consultant on continuing nursing education, Ministry of Health, United Arab Emirates.
  • Assistant Director in Sahel Lebanese School of Nursing, Lebanon.
  • Consultant for Administration and Nursing in Al-Janoub to Hospital, Lebanon


  • Home Care of AIDS patients (in Arabic) – WHO 1994.
  • Jardali, F., Hamandi, M., Rabaa, S. Quality and accreditation: a Tool-book for Healthcare Professionals. First Edition 2008, Syndicate of Hospitals in Lebanon.
  • Maternal Mortality Ratio study in Lebanon – 2008 (RAMOS), A joint study between the University of Saint Joseph and the Ministry of Public Health, 2010.
  • Building a National Hospital Database, Syndicate of Hospitals in Lebanon, 2016.
  • Building a Minimum National Hospital Database – Part II, Syndicate of Hospitals in Lebanon, 2013.
  • Minimum National Hospital Database, Syndicate of Hospitals in Lebanon and WHO, 2008.
  • Disaster Management Tool Book – WHO Lebanon, 2010.
  • The Patient Safety Curriculum Guide – WHO Geneva, 2011.
  • Assessment of Patient Safety culture among Nurses in Lebanese Hospitals, WHO, Syndicate of Private Hospitals in Lebanon, 2008.
  • National Inventory on POP Dioxins and Furans (healthcare waste), UNEP-GEF and Ministry of Environment Lebanon, 2005.
  • Compendium of Technologies for Treatment /Destruction of Healthcare Waste United Nations Environment Program, Osaka – Japan, 2012.



Disaster Management

Disasters are low-probability high-impact risks. The consequences of disastrous events are escalating across the world in terms of lives lost, injuries, adverse social conditions, economic costs and environmental destruction. Moreover, the rapidity of action required when an emergency arises poses unique challenges to traditional planning and the provision of healthcare services.