Posts made in July, 2014

International Conference on Mental Health

Posted on Jul 16, 2014

Beit Atfal Assomoud and the Familiy Guidance Center hosted this year’s International Conference of Palestinian Mental Health on June 6-7 at UNESCO Palace in Beirut. The topic was “What works for whom in armed conflicts?” The opening ceremony took place in the great hall. Norway’s ambassador to Lebanon, H.E. Mr. Svein Aass, held the opening speech.

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Gaza Emergency Response

Posted on Jul 9, 2014

Following the recent escalation of violence in Gaza, NORWAC has released emergency funds for public hospitals in Gaza. 100.000 USD are earmarked for the procurement of drugs and medical disposable. In addition, NORWAC has received USD 1,4 million in emergency aid from the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. These funds will be used to support the public health sector’s ability to manage the emergency situation.

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