UNRWA
International Organization based in occupied Palestinian territory

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30 Apr 2016 description

The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) has made a commitment of US$ 1.4 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) to support the Agency’s camp infrastructure improvement project in Shu’fat refugee camp in East Jerusalem. UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl and OFID Director-General Suleiman J.

29 Apr 2016 description

‘Beat Diabetes’, a global initiative launched this past month, resonates with the commitment of UNRWA to prevent non-communicable diseases (NCD) and monitor health in Syria. With 13 per cent of Palestine refugee patients over 40 years old suffering from diabetes in the country, the fight against this chronic disease remains a priority.

29 Apr 2016 description
  • In April 2016, UNRWA commenced the second round of its food distribution, which runs until June 2016, and for the first time provides the new and improved food baskets to over 930,000 Palestine refugees. Prior to the distribution, during February and March 2016, the Agency launched an extensive outreach campaign on these new food baskets to ensure that beneficiaries are informed about the changes and their questions and concerns are addressed in a pro-active way.

28 Apr 2016 description

On the occasion of World Health Day on 7 April, awareness sessions for approximately 440 elderly persons under the theme ‘Beat Diabetes – Halt the Rise’ were organized by the UNRWA relief and social services programme (RSSP) in Gaza in coordination with the health programme.

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Jobs

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29 Apr 2016 description
  1. Conducts daily visits to contracted hospitals to verify patients’ admissions and ensure compliance with admission criteria for self admitted patients or for patients referred by Health Centres’ Medical Officers, in case of secondary and/or tertiary hospitalization care;

17 Apr 2016 description

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UNITED NATIONS RELIEF AND WORKS AGENCY

FOR PALESTINE REFUGEES IN THE NEAR EAST

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17 Apr 2016 description

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UNITED NATIONS RELIEF AND WORKS AGENCY

FOR PALESTINE REFUGEES IN THE NEAR EAST

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10 Apr 2016 description

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UNITED NATIONS RELIEF AND WORKS AGENCY

FOR PALESTINE REFUGEES IN THE NEAR EAST

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06 Apr 2016 description

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UNITED NATIONS RELIEF AND WORKS AGENCY

FOR PALESTINE REFUGEES IN THE NEAR EAST

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