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Treating Spinal Cord Injuries

Posted by on Nov 10, 2016 in Articles | Comments Off on Treating Spinal Cord Injuries

Treating Spinal Cord Injuries

Last week, a Norwegian team of specialist (urologist, nurse, physiotherapist and occupational therapist) from Sunnaas Hospital and Oslo University Hospital were in South Lebanon for lectures and clinical follow-up of staff and patients at Imam Sadr Foundation’s (link) clinic in Dedraygha. The clinic was set up in 2014 to treat people with Spinal Cord Injuries (SCI).

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Norwegian Ambassador visit Medical Center Aarsal

Posted by on Sep 21, 2016 in Articles | Comments Off on Norwegian Ambassador visit Medical Center Aarsal

Norwegian Ambassador visit Medical Center Aarsal

Supported by the Norwegian government, NORWAC has been covering MCA’s running costs for one year now, after shortage of funding was threatening the Centre with closure. Established in early 2014, MCA currently provides healthcare services for more than 6,500 patients, on monthly bases. It also hosts 150 surgical procedures a month.

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Medical relief in Aleppo

Posted by on Sep 10, 2016 in Articles | Comments Off on Medical relief in Aleppo

Medical relief in Aleppo

The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs is generously responding to the needs of besieged and displaced civilians in Aleppo. NMFA has granted NORWAC emergency funding for immediate medical relief.

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Graduation ceremony for 6th graders in Saida

Posted by on Jun 27, 2016 in Articles | Comments Off on Graduation ceremony for 6th graders in Saida

Graduation ceremony for 6th graders in Saida

Maarouf Saad Social and Cultural Foundation recently celebrated the graduation of their 6th grade students in Saida. Students received their diplomas, and parents and families were invited to attend concerts and performances by the students.

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Celebrating the 40-year anniversary of NISCVT

Posted by on May 24, 2016 in Articles | Comments Off on Celebrating the 40-year anniversary of NISCVT

Celebrating the 40-year anniversary of NISCVT

The 10th annual conference commemorated the 40th anniversary of establishment of NISCVT and coincided with 20 years of services launching at the Family Guidance Center in Beirut.

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Finalization of Hospital in Mitrovica, Kosovo

Posted by on Feb 12, 2016 in Articles | Comments Off on Finalization of Hospital in Mitrovica, Kosovo

Finalization of Hospital in Mitrovica, Kosovo

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London conference

Posted by on Feb 4, 2016 in Articles | Comments Off on London conference

London conference

NORWAC participated when civil society came together on February 3, the day before the Supporting Syria and the Region London conference to discuss how to support Syrians inside Syria and in the region. 

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Surgical training at Al-Hamshari Hospital, Lebanon

Posted by on Jan 7, 2016 in Articles | Comments Off on Surgical training at Al-Hamshari Hospital, Lebanon

Surgical training at Al-Hamshari Hospital, Lebanon

NORWAC is working with Palestine Red Crescent Society’s (PRCS) Al-Hamshari hospital in Saida, Lebanon, to train their general surgeons in laparoscopic surgery (minimally invasive surgery).

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Increased support to chronically ill refugees from Syria

Posted by on Sep 30, 2015 in Articles | Comments Off on Increased support to chronically ill refugees from Syria

Increased support to chronically ill refugees from Syria

NORWAC has received USD 2.4 million in emergency aid from the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. These funds will be used to support chronically ill refugees from Syria in Lebanon. With 30 years of experience in Lebanon, NORWAC’s network with local partners and UNHCR make it possible to identify Syrian patients in need and secure life-saving treatment at hospitals across Lebanon.

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The situation in Tal Abyad

Posted by on Jun 17, 2015 in Articles | Comments Off on The situation in Tal Abyad

The situation in Tal Abyad

Members of the Kurdish People’s Defence Units (YPG), backed by other opposition groups in Syria, have taken control of Tal Abyad in Northern Syria. Until December 2014, NORWAC ran a project aimed at upgrading and supporting the National Hospital of Tal Abyad (NHTA) with funding from the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA).

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