Lebanon

NORWAC visits the Lebanese Minister of Public Health

On the 27 September, a delegation by NORWAC headed by our CEO Dr. Erik Fosse visited the newly appointed Lebanese Minister of Public Health, Dr. Firass Abiad. NORWAC was accompanied by a delegation from the Norwegian embassy in Lebanon headed by Ambassador Martin Yttervik, and Dr. Abdullah Omari from NORWAC’s partner organisation URDA.

Lebanon

Visit to Arsal

On the 30th of September a delegation of representatives from NORWAC and from our local implementing partner URDA, visited Arsal. NORWAC has since 2015 supported the only hospital available for the local community and the large group of Syrian Refugees living in the area.

Lebanon

Life and health at risk in crisis-ridden Lebanon 

The health system and health services are badly affected by the political crisis in Lebanon. One of NORWAC’s projects supports dialysis treatment for Syrian Refugees. Chronically ill patients are extra vulnerable in today’s situation.

OUR WORK

PALESTINE

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NORWAC'S GOALS

Contribute to MOH’s ability to deliver critical health services in Gaza.

Contribute to strengthen and develop local health staff capability.

SYRIA

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NORWAC'S GOALS

Contribute to retain primary healthcare services

Contribute to retain specialized healthcare services

(blood bank/thalassemia, chronic diseases/ renal failure, physical rehabilitation)

 

LEBANON

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NORWAC'S GOALS

Contribute to retain and develop secondary healthcare services for Palestinian refugees and other vulnerable groups.

Develop and give access to mental health services.

Give access to reproductive health and primary healthcare services in Saida.

Ensure rehabilitation services for refugees and Lebanese with physical disabilities and spinal cord injuries.

Support the education of Palestinian health personnel.

Ensure life-saving treatment for refugees with chronic diseases.

Give access to fundamental healthcare services in Arsal.