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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 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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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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27 mai

Supporting the education of Palestinian Health Personnel

NORWAC supports education in nursing for Palestinian students both at university and vocational training level. 35 students are enrolled in NORWAC supported programs in 2019-2020.

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15 okt

Successful cooperation between Norway and Lebanon

Since the opening in 2014, the Derdghaiya clinic in South Lebanon has offered health services to people suffering from Spinal Cord Injuries (SCI).

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29 nov

Report: Early Marriages Among Syrian Refugees in Lebanon

Read the report: Early Marriages Among Syrian Refugees in Lebanon- A Case study from the Old City of Saida. The report is written by Bahar Mahzooni as the result of her internship with NORWAC Autumn 2018.

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26 nov

Workshops for partners in Lebanon and Syria

In November NORWAC organized two workshops for our partners in Lebanon and our Syrian partners in Turkey.

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