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22 okt

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.

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21 okt

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.

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17 aug

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.

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17 jun

Midwives from Gaza presenting at the International Midwife Congress

Results from NORWAC’s Safe Childbirth project in Gaza was presented at The International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) 32nd Triennial Congress in June 2021.

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1 jun

Emergency help to Gaza

NORWAC recieved on 22nd of May 8 million NOK as an Emergency grant for medicines and medical disposables to Gaza.

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