The Lebanese Society for Quality and Safety in Healthcare (LSQSH) was founded in 2012, and is a not-for-profit, Non-Governmental-Organization, that exists to promote quality and safety improvement throughout the Lebanese health community.

LSQSH is a community of people and healthcare professionals passionate about quality and who believe in the benefits of sharing information and best practice in healthcare. They utilize knowledge and expertise to improve their workplace and communities. The objective is to make the world a better place by applying quality tools, techniques, and systems.

LSQSH operates with the leadership of the LSQSH board of directors. The aim is to have more volunteers staffing teams and task forces, and full-time staff members in order to meet its mission. This membership base is interdisciplinary and spreads across all geographic areas within the country and includes public, voluntary, and private sector representation.

LSQSH will provide education, leadership development opportunities, and products to support quality professionals. The organization’s vision, purpose, and core values support these goals.


Promote quality and safety in public and private health sectors in Lebanon to improve the lives of our people.


The following values are principles in our work and guide the behavior of our members and the Board of Directors.

Honesty:  We must earn and preserve the trust of people we help by telling the absolute truth about ourselves and our work, reporting both failures and successes, and seeking opinions of people outside our organization.
Teamwork: we compose a single organization, with common knowledge, and effective teamwork
Diversity: we respect all opinions, approaches and methodologies for performance improvement, and we encourage multidisciplinary groups and members to join us.
Valuing Volunteers:  We connect people who have expertise and knowledge aiming to encourage teaching and improve our work. 
Patient and customer centered: Satisfying patients and our customers is our aim in what we do.  


Become leaders to improve the health of our communities through IOM aims: Safety, Patient-Centeredness, Timeliness, Effectiveness, Efficiency, and Equity.

Become a reference center for promoting high quality and safe care.

Provide expertise and support in achieving regulatory standards for healthcare facilities

Encourage utilization of research for evidence based practice that will lead to improve patient outcomes.