|UNRWA health programme hard hit in Syria but the UN agency's work is having an impact|
|21 May 2013|
Today, during the World Health Organization’s sixty sixth’s Annual World Health Summit, UNRWA released its Health Department 2012 Annual Report.
|WHO Director-General visits Shu’fat refugee camp|
|24 April 2013|
The Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Dr. Margret Chan visited the Shu’fat refugee camp in East Jerusalem on Tuesday,
|Russia donates US$ 2 million to UNRWA|
|22 April 2013|
For the first time, Russia has contributed US$ 2 million to the General Fund of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA). The funds will go towards supporting UNRWA health, education and social services programmes
|Italian Minister for International Cooperation and Integration meets Palestine refugees displaced from Syria|
|15 April 2013|
The Italian Minister for International Cooperation and Integration, Andrea Riccardi, has visited Shatila refugee camp near Beirut to meet with Palestine refugees displaced from Syria and witness first-hand their difficult living conditions.
|On the occasion of World Health Day, UNRWA highlights results of health reform in Lebanon|
|09 April 2013|
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) held a ceremony today in Lebanon Field Office to present the results of health reform activities generously funded by the Italian Development Cooperation beginning in 2010.
|On World Health Day, UNRWA launches campaign against diabetes and high blood pressure|
|07 April 2013|
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) marked World Health Day today by launching a campaign to combat the growing problem of diabetes and high blood pressure in the Palestine refugee community in Gaza, the West Bank, Jordan, and Lebanon.
|A life filled with tragedy, Gaza woman learns she has diabetes and hypertension|
|02 April 2013|
During the three-week conflict in Gaza in 2009, Nimeh Hawwas, a Palestinian refugee from Gaza, lost her son Ashraf, her grandson Ahmad, and her home, which was demolished as a result of the shelling of a neighboring house.
|Palestine refugees struggle with trauma and lack of protection in conflict-torn Syria|
|02 April 2013|
In December 2012, thousands of Palestine refugees fled air strikes, clashes and shelling in Yarmouk camp, Damascus, seeking shelter in UNRWA buildings.
|World Health Day 2013|
|01 April 2013|
The UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) marks this year’s World Health Day with a campaign to combat diabetes and sustained high blood pressure, or hypertension among Palestine refugees. In cooperation with the World Diabetes Foundation, UNRWA is launching a six-month
|UNRWA combats anemia in Lebanon|
|26 March 2013|
In response to the high prevalence of iron deficiency anemia – the lack of red blood cells to provide oxygen throughout the body – among Palestine refugees in Lebanon, UNRWA routinely screens those with a high risk, including pregnant women and infants under a year,