|Austria donates EUR 750,000 to UNRWA health programming |
|30 August 2012|
The Austrian government has made a donation of EUR 750,000 to UNRWA’s health programming in the West Bank and Gaza, supporting preventive, general medicine and specialist care services tailored for each stage of life.
|Back on her feet: overcoming disability in Gaza|
|16 August 2012|
After discovering a soft tissue mass in her left leg in 2003, Fatmah was scheduled for surgery after surgery. But with a shortage of local expertise to treat her condition, and her family living in poverty, her health care options were limited.
|Transplanting skills: A surgical bridge from the UK to East Jerusalem|
|10 August 2012|
On their Christmas vacation in 2009, Robin and Magdalena Kincaid took their three small children on a family trip to Bethlehem. Crossing the checkpoint to and from Jerusalem, they were surprised at the delays faced by ambulances.
|Reclaiming their voices: Gaza doctor’s treatment attracts patients|
|30 July 2012|
Ahmed Al-Jadbah is an ear, nose, and throat specialist who has been working at Gaza’s Al-Shifa Hospital for the past 12 years. During that time, he has successfully restored the speaking abilities of two patients.
|Cutting-edge health initiatives showcased during AusAID visit to Palestine refugee camp|
|17 July 2012|
Health reforms being piloted in Palestine refugee camps, including “family health teams”, were witnessed first-hand on a visit by Peter Baxter, Director-General of AusAID – the seventh-largest donor to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA).
|Valencia supports the health of refugee mothers and their children|
|16 July 2012|
The Regional Government of Valencia in Spain has announced a contribution of EUR 320,000 to promote mother-and-child health for Palestine refugees.
|Fifteen-year-old Palestine refugee wins top prize in WHO art competition|
|15 June 2012|
Fifteen-year-old Sundus Raed Afreeky, a Palestine refugee from Arroub camp in the West Bank, was awarded a top prize in a World Health Day art competition held by the World Health Organisation.
|Britain supports disadvantaged Palestine refugees through UNRWA|
|12 June 2012|
On a visit to Lebanon today, International Development Minister Alan Duncan announced a new three-year package of UK aid for UNRWA, to support Palestine refugees in the Middle East.
|Andalucia donates EUR 1.8m to UNRWA mother and child healthcare|
|06 June 2012|
For the third year, UNRWA has signed a financial agreement with the regional government of Andalucía in Spain that will help to provide quality and accessible family health care for Palestine refugee women and their children throughout the Middle East.
|New "family health team" reforms improving UN health services across the Middle East|
|25 May 2012|
According to a United Nations report published today, UNRWA has introduced a new model of health provision which is having an impact on the lives of hundreds of thousands of Palestine refugees.