Posts by Norwac

Opening of Clinic in South Lebanon

Posted on Aug 26, 2014

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 on Aug 18, 2014

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 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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Cooperation agreement with WATAN/Khayr

Posted on Jun 28, 2014

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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