Articles

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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Mental Health Conference

Posted on May 8, 2015

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 on Feb 2, 2015

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 on Jan 6, 2015

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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