15 January 2016
Over the past few days there have been a range of reactions to the move by UNRWA to adapt its hospitalization support in Lebanon. The reasons for this adjusted policy include increasing support for tertiary care and alleviating the burden of costly surgical operations
Official Statements
16 December 2015
UNRWA in Jordan celebrated today the closing ceremony for the full implementation of the Family Health Team approach in all of its 25 health centres in the country
Press Releases
© 2015 UNRWA Photo
11 December 2015
Director of UNRWA Operations in Jordan Roger Davies, together with al-Emar Contracting Company General Manager Mohammad Issam Shaban, inaugurated a new health centre in al-Dulail in Zarqa area
Press Releases
© 2013 UNRWA Photo by Alaa Ghosheh

UNRWA began its Health Reform in 2011. The reform aims at targeting the growing burden of NCDs and improving the efficiency and effectiveness of health service delivery, thereby improving the quality of UNRWA health services. Despite significant health gains over the past 60 years, the political...

06 October 2015
The Basque Agency of Cooperation has made a generous contribution of EUR 200,000 to UNRWA to provide hygiene and baby kits to vulnerable Palestine refugee families in Syria
Press Releases
01 October 2015
In the context of the efforts to help addressing the plight of the refugees in the wider Middle East region, the European Union (EU) announced that it will support Palestine refugees with fresh funding totalling EUR 30 million. The money will support core UNRWA programmes, including education and health care. It comes...
Press Releases
10 September 2015
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, through the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD), has pledged US$ 7.6 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) for a series of works in Jordan to upgrade and equip health centres and schools for Palestine refugees throughout the country, as part of an overall package of US...
Press Releases
Dr. Mohamed Abu Lehya in Gaza. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwan
09 September 2015
Thousands of patients who visit UNRWA health clinics each year are benefiting from better quality health care thanks to donors such as the United States
UNRWA medical staff examine a baby in Yalda, 3 September 2015. © 2015 UNRWA Photo
04 September 2015
UNRWA conducted humanitarian operations in Yalda today, providing vital healthcare to civilians displaced from Yarmouk and host communities.
Emergency Reports