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1 sep

Training at the Dedregya Clinic

Finally NORWAC’s consultants, urologist Trygve Talseth and Gro Cecilia Stensrød, a nurse specialist in urology, were able to travel back to Lebanon on the 13th of June.  It is three years ago, since their last visit to Imam Sadr Foundation’s (ISF) rehabilitation clinic in Dedregya.

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22 apr

Improving Mental Health in Gaza

NORWAC received funding for a new project in Gaza last year in May. The aim of the project is to improve the quality of mental health services and provide patients with mental health conditions access to the appropriate medication. The first mission took finally place in March 2022.

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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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23 okt

NORWAC’s Oxygen Generator Project more relevant than ever

Medical oxygen is crucial for critically ill COVID-19 patients. In Gaza they have admitted all COVID-19 patients at the European Hospital and there is a need for more oxygen. NORWAC have bought a new generator which hopefully will be in place by early December. Picture show the new generator at Al- Naser Hospital in Gaza, installed in August 2020.

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24 sep

Pain Management in Gaza

The NORWAC supported Pain Management Clinic in Gaza is celebrating its first birthday on the 24rd of September.  The main reasons for the clinic's success is the highly committed local staff. One of them is nurse Mohammed Riad Abu Reyala, who recently got an article published in Journal of Clinical Anestesia and Pain Management.

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20 aug

Support to Lebanon

NORWAC will receive 6. million NOK from Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to support Rafiq Hariri University Hospital with critical infrastructure and equipment and support training and medication in the field of mental health.

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