Posts by Norwac

London conference

Posted on Feb 4, 2016

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 on Jan 7, 2016

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 on Sep 30, 2015

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 on Jun 17, 2015

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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Interview with Sykepleien

Posted on May 27, 2015

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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