health

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
UNRWA hosted a ceremony in Lebanon to recognize the 207 Agency staff trained in mental health support through funds from the EU. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Rania Saadallah
21 April 2017
UNRWA hosted a ceremony to recognize the 207 Agency staff trained in mental health support through funds from the European Union
Photo Courtesy of Peter Dahdal
12 April 2017
In a conference organized by UNRWA and the World Diabetes Foundation, experts in health-care service delivery for refugees from different sectors gathered in Jordan to discuss how to improve the quality of health-care services delivered to refugee populations with diabetes...
From left to right: The Acting Director of UNRWA Affairs in Lebanon, Hakam Shahwan; the President of the General Union for Palestinian Women in Lebanon, Amneh Jebril;  the President of the Palestinian Red Crescent Society, Dr. Younes El Khatib; and the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Welfare Association in Lebanon, Fouad Bawarchi. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Maysoun Mustafa
17 March 2017
Today, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS), Taawon - Lebanon, Islamic Relief, the Palestine Children's Relief Fund (PCRF) and the...
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
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