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“The only hospital we can go to”

Posted on Feb 21, 2017

The Norwegian Broadcasting (NRK) reports from NORWACs supported hospital in Arsal, Lebanon. Read the article and see the report here.  

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NORWAC supports chronically ill Syrian refugees in Lebanon

Posted on Feb 10, 2017

One of the children who has gotten help through this project is five years old “Ahmed”. He suffers from kidney disease.

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

Posted on Feb 8, 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 on Jan 9, 2017

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 on Nov 10, 2016

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 on Sep 21, 2016

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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