NEWS

Lebanon

NORWAC visits the Lebanese Minister of Public Health

22 oktober

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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Lebanon

Visit to Arsal

21 oktober

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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Lebanon

Life and health at risk in crisis-ridden Lebanon 

17 august

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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Palestine

Midwives from Gaza presenting at the International Midwife Congress

17 juni

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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Palestine

Emergency help to Gaza

1 juni

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

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Palestine

NORWAC’s Oxygen Generator Project more relevant than ever

23 oktober

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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Palestine

Pain Management in Gaza

24 september

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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Lebanon

Support to Lebanon

20 august

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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Lebanon

Supporting the education of Palestinian Health Personnel

27 mai

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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Palestine

Emergency Health Training in Gaza

31 januar

Doa’ Sa’ed Al Daowr, a nurse from The Ophthalmology hospital was one of the participants at the Emergency Health Training course in January 2020. A project funded by NORWAC in cooperation with the Ministry of Health and Human Resources Development Department in Gaza.

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