health

Belgian Consul General Visits the West Bank
19 March 2014
West Bank The Consul General of the Kingdom of Belgium in East Jerusalem, Bruno Jans, and Consul Florence Duvieusart, Deputy Head of Development Cooperation, visited the West Bank on 19 March for a briefing on Palestine refugee issues by a delegation of the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA). The tour began at...
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06 March 2014
The Government of Switzerland has made a contribution of CHF 33.7 million (US$ 37.8 million) to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA). The funds, including CHF 15.8 million (US$ 17.9 million) in 2014 and CHF 17.9 million (US$ 20.3 million) in 2015, will support the UNRWA General Fund, financing core...
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Support from Japan for Palestine Refugees
21 February 2014
East Jerusalem At the Kalandia Training Centre in Ramallah, Margot Ellis, Deputy Commissioner-General of the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), accepted a generous contribution of approximately US$ 16 million from Junya Matsuura, Ambassador for Palestinian Affairs and Representative to the Palestinian Authority of...
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UNRWA Implements Family Health in Jerash
11 February 2014
Amman The UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) launched today the implementation of the Family Health Team approach in its health centre in the Palestine refugee camp of Jerash, Jordan. Speaking at the ceremony, Roger Davies, Director of UNRWA Operations in Jordan, emphasized the importance of this new approach to...
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28 January 2014
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) is proud to welcome a new partner from Spain, the Probitas Foundation.
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Qatar Charity Donates US$1 Million to Palestine Refugees in Gaza
09 January 2014
Qatar Charity and the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) have signed an agreement to support the UNRWA Health programme in Gaza. Under this agreement, worth US$ 1 million, UNRWA is procuring urgently needed medicines and physiotherapy equipment for Palestine refugees...
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Unstoppable Girl
18 November 2013
Getting an education has been harder for Sara than for most young Palestine refugees in the Gaza Strip
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Stopping Diabetes, One Step at a Time
14 November 2013
On 9 November 2013, the United Nations for Relief and Works for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) highlighted World Diabetes Day, 14 November, by organizing a walk in Saida, Lebanon, inviting participants to ‘Walk to Stop Diabetes’
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UNRWA Welcomes Italian Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs to Gaza
03 September 2013
The Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Italian Republic, Lapo Pistelli, has concluded his first official visit to the Gaza Strip. Minister Pistelli met with Robert Turner, Director of Operations in Gaza for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). Mr Turner...
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