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Interview with Sykepleien

Posted by on May 27, 2015 in Articles | Comments Off on Interview with Sykepleien

Interview with Sykepleien

Norway’s largest nursing journal «Sykepleien» has written several reports on the conditions of displaced Palestinians and Syrians in Lebanon. In connection with their reports they also interviewed two of NORWAC’s employees.

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Mental Health Conference

Posted by on May 8, 2015 in Articles | Comments Off on Mental Health Conference

Mental Health Conference

The 9th Annual Conference on Mental Health – Beirut, Lebanon. “Towards a better Wellbeing: Inter-Sectoral approaches in Mental Health”

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Treating patients from the war in Gaza

Posted by on Feb 2, 2015 in Articles | Comments Off on Treating patients from the war in Gaza

Treating patients from the war in Gaza

In cooperation with the British charities IDEALS and MAP-UK, NORWAC works to support the surgeons in Al Shifa hospital

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Support for the Palestinian Ministry of Health

Posted by on Jan 6, 2015 in Articles | Comments Off on Support for the Palestinian Ministry of Health

Support for the Palestinian Ministry of Health

On August 2nd, NORWAC met in Ramallah with HE The Minister of Health of Palestine Dr. Jawad Awwad. After several months of planning and negotiations, it was finally announced that NORWAC will continue our decades long programme of support for the Ministry of Health in the coming year.

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Supporting Medical Centers in Syria

Posted by on Nov 28, 2014 in Articles | 0 comments

Supporting Medical Centers in Syria

One of NORWACs major partner in Syria is Alseeraj for Development and Healthcare.

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Opening of Clinic in South Lebanon

Posted by on Aug 26, 2014 in Articles | 0 comments

Opening of Clinic in South Lebanon

Treating spinal cord injuries is complicated and demands multidisciplinary medical teams. The clinic will assess the patient, give treatment and follow up urinary problems.

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Meeting with the Minister of Health

Posted by on Aug 18, 2014 in Articles | 0 comments

Meeting with the Minister of Health

NORWAC’s country director for Palestine, Ms. Kjersti Fiveland, met with the Palestinain Minister of Health, Dr. Jawad Awwad.  The two expressed satisfaction over the excellent cooperation between NORWAC and the Palestinian Ministry of Health.

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International Conference on Mental Health

Posted by on Jul 16, 2014 in Articles | 0 comments

International Conference on Mental Health

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 by on Jul 9, 2014 in Articles | 0 comments

Gaza Emergency Response

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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Cooperation agreement with WATAN/Khayr

Posted by on Jun 28, 2014 in Articles | 0 comments

Cooperation agreement with WATAN/Khayr

NORWAC recently signed a new cooperation agreement with WATAN/Khayr. The Norwegian support through Watan will provide permanent and mobile field hospitals, procurement of medical disposables and psychosocial work among refugees.

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