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Disability access award honours West Bank municipalities

DisabilityAccessAward15 September 2015, Ramallah/Al Bireh, West Bank: The World Health Organization (WHO) Right to Health unit, along with the mayor of Ramallah and al Bireh municipalities, Ministry of Local Governments, the Engineers Association and the Higher Committee for Disability, participated in the unveiling of a disability access award posted at municipal building entrances to recognize the municipalities for making public buildings more accessible for people with disabilities. The idea of the award is to increase community awareness about the rights of people of disability, and to highlight and promote good practices. 

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WHO mobilizes medical supplies funded by the Russian Federation for the Ministry of Health

27 April 2015: Ramallah – During a handover ceremony in the Ministry of Health in Ramallah H.E. the Palestinian Minister of Health Dr Jawad Awwad welcomed the latest shipment of...

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Gaza nurse injured in war: I had to help others

19 August 2015, Jerusalem – “On July 21, I felt lucky,” recalled Iman Abu Jaiab, a 33-year-old nurse from Nusseirat refugee camp in Gaza. It was 2 weeks into the summer...

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