health

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).
02 September 2017
The decision to suspend in-take of certain cases at our hospital in Qalqilia was made with the best interests of Palestine refugees in mind, especially in ensuring high standard maternity and natal care
21 August 2017
UNRWA regrets the recourse by certain groups and institutions to personal attacks and unfounded allegations in expressing opposition to the Agency's decision to suspend certain medical services at Qalqilya Hospital
Syria Emergency Response Progress Highlights
03 August 2017
According to a verification exercise conducted at the end of 2016, 438,000 Palestine refugees remain in Syria. Out of those, 418,000 individuals, or 95 per cent, rely on humanitarian assistance, including cash, food and non-food items, to survive and 254,000 were displaced...
UNRWA Alliance Health Centre, Damascus, Syria. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad.
24 May 2017
The UNRWA Department of Health latest annual report, released in Geneva today, reveals important statistics regarding the Agency’s health programme and the health situation of Palestine refugees in the Agency’s five fields of operations
24 May 2017
UNRWA marked an important milestone in one of its health reform strategies, the Family Health Team (FHT) approach. In 2016, the FHT approach has now become operational in all health centres in four fields, with on-going efforts to roll it out in Syria. The approach also...
12 May 2017
Dead Sea Declaration and Call to Action on Refugees and Diabetes Under the patronage of HRH Princess Muna al-Hussein, the International Conference on Refugees and Diabetes, involving more than 75 representatives of the Ministries of Health from Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine...
Young-sam Choi, the Head of the Representative Office of the Republic of Korea in Palestine, and Francoise Vanni, the Director of External Relations and Communications at UNRWA, sign an agreement on 11 May 2017 outlining the Republic of Korea’s US$ 450,000 contribution to UNRWA to develop and promote safe spaces and healthy lifestyles for Palestine refugee children in Gaza. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Marwan Baghdadi
12 May 2017
The Government of the Republic of Korea has contributed US$ 450,000 to UNRWA to help provide a better and safer life for Palestine refugee girls in the Gaza Strip
© 2016 UNRWA Photo by Tala Zeitawi
09 May 2017
The Russian Federation has contributed US$ 2 million to UNRWA in support of its core programmes and services, including education for over 500,000 children, quality primary health care for over 3.5 million patients and assistance for over 250,000 acutely vulnerable refugees