Staff members of Community Based Organizations in Khan Younis actively participate in a ‘Training of Trainers’ workshop offered by the UNRWA Gender Initiative with funds from BMZ Germany. Photo credit: © UNRWA 2015 Photo by Ahmed Al Maqadama.
23 April 2015
UNRWA has entered the final phase of an early recovery project called ‘Assistance to Support Education, Health and Gender in the Transition from Emergency to Development’, generously funded by the Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany (BMZ).
16 December 2016
The European Union has contributed an additional EUR 20 million in support UNRWA core programmes, including education, health, and relief and social services
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Director of UNRWA Operations in the West Bank, Scott Anderson (left), partakes in cutting the ribbon during the inauguration of the new health centre in Aqbat Jabr camp. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Riham Jafary
28 October 2016
UNRWA inaugurated the new UNRWA Health Centre in Aqbat Jabr refugee camp in the Jordan Valley in the West Bank. The Health Centre was constructed with a generous grant of US$ 1,900,000 from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, through the Saudi Fund for Development
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Mr. Bo Schack, Director of UNRWA Operations in Gaza, hands an honourary shield to Professor Abdel Khaliq El-Farra, President of Al-Azhar University, during the Family Medicine graduation ceremony at Al-Azhar University in Gaza city. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
05 August 2016
In cooperation with Al-Azhar University, UNRWA Health Programme in Gaza organized a graduation ceremony for the graduates of the Family Medicine Diploma Programme, generously funded by Al-Walid Bin Talal Foundation
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UNRWA Director of External Relations and Communications (Officer-in-Charge) Asif Husain-Naviatti and Austrian Representative to the Palestinian Authority Dr. Andrea Nasi, 26 July 2016. Photo: Courtesy of the Austrian Representative Office
28 July 2016
The Government of Austria has contributed EUR 1 million (US$ 1,109,878) to UNRWA in support of the Agency’s health programme in the occupied Palestinian territory
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Integrating mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) services through the Family Health Team seeks to improve the quality of life for all Palestine refugees and their families. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Hannah Wesley

In the face of a shifting burden of disease – globally and regionally – and a population that is living longer, UNRWA transitioned to the Family Health Team (FHT) model of service provision in 2012. The person-centred, holistic approach focuses on the individual and their family, emphasizes the...

Deputy-Secretary-General for the Emirates Red Crescent Fahed Abed Al-Rahman Yousef Bin Sultan and Director of UNRWA Operations in the West Bank Scott Anderson in the newly rehabilitated health centre funded by Emirates Red Crescent at Shu’fat Refugee Camp, East Jerusalem. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Riham Jafari
05 June 2016
The newly rehabilitated health centre at Shu’fat Refugee Camp was inaugurated by Deputy-Secretary-General of the Emirates Red Crescent Fahed Abed Al-Rahman Yousef Bin Sultan and by the Director of UNRWA Operations in the West Bank, Scott Anderson
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