NDU will provide all NDU students with a variety of health services at the new NDU Infirmary located at the Office of Student Affairs in collaboration with “Centre de Biologie Moleculaire et Polyvalente – BMP” in Adonis.
A. The following tests are obligatory for all new students before registration:
- Blood cell count
- Blood grouping
- Serology HIV
- Hepatitis B
- Hepatitis C
- Chest X-ray
All these tests will be administered at the NDU Infirmary for a fee of L.L. 165,000, to be paid in advance at Byblos Bank. This fee will also allow students to benefit from other services provided at the Infirmary.
Any student who is readmitted to NDU after 2 semesters of absentia will have to undergo this procedure again.
B. In addition to the chest X ray, the NDU Infirmary offers radiology x-ray services for emergency fractures. Students pay 80% of the medical expenses upon receiving the services, which is equivalent to what they claim from the NSSF.
C. The “Centre de Biologie Moleculaire et Polyvalente – BMP” provides technicians to administer the various tests and examinations between 8:00 and 16:00 daily at the NDU Infirmary.
D. NDU reserves the right to request random blood-tests from any student to test for drug use or for any other medical reason.
The university physician is available twice a week from 11:00 to 13:00 at the Infirmary and is on call for any help and for free consultations 24/7 free of charge.
The university nurse is available on a daily basis from 8:00 to 16:00.
Serious cases are sent to the nearest hospital.
All students with medical ailments have to contact the NDU physician for validation within 48 hours of their sickness/injury. No medical excuses will be accepted at NDU unless validated by the NDU physician.
The wellbeing of individuals in not limited to physical health but includes physical, mental, and emotional health. At NDU, counselors are available to serve and help the entire NDU community (students, faculty, and staff). This service is rendered with care, respect, and confidentiality.
Assistance is available for a variety of concerns which include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Overall stress and anxiety;
- Crisis intervention for individuals facing traumatic stress;
- Problems related to eating disorders;
- Concerns related to addiction (drugs, alcohol, etc.);
- Personal issues;
- Relationship problems;
- Chronic illness;
- Sadness and depression;
- Difficulty adjusting to new situations;
- Grief and bereavement counseling.
Find out more about this service at the Infirmary or by contacting ext.: 2049
NDU students who have an accident when practicing any kind of activity inside or outside the university premises are insured up to $1000. Students should pass by the Infirmary during regular working hours in order to fill out the appropriate form.
If the accident occurs outside working hours, students should go to the Infirmary at a later date to complete the procedure.
This insurance service is in addition to the NSSF coverage.
For more information please contact ext.: 2049 or pass by the Infirmary