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“Sustainable Impact” – the 5th WATAN convention, 19th-21st of January 2017

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“Sustainable Impact” – the 5th WATAN convention, 19th-21st of January 2017

This year was the 5th time for WATAN to hold their convention and the theme was “Sustainable Impact”. The convention in Istanbul 19th-21th January 2017 was supported by NORWAC as well as The Netherland Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Turkish Red Crescent.

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Medical oxygen to Palestinian hospitals

Posted by on Jan 9, 2017 in Articles | Comments Off on Medical oxygen to Palestinian hospitals

Medical oxygen to Palestinian hospitals

Since 1997, NORWAC and the Palestinian Ministry of Health (PMoH) have cooperated on the implementation of the Oxygen Concentrators Project, with generous support from the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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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

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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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