Occupied Palestinian territory | WHO presence in occupied Palestinian territory

WHO presence in occupied Palestinian territory

The WHO Office in the occupied Palestinian territory is the principal technical adviser to the Palestinian Ministry of Health providing advice and support to strengthen health services, address public health issues and promote research for health. WHO is also lead of the humanitarian Health and Nutrition Cluster, coordinating the assistance provided by international and local partners to the health sector.

WHO employs approximately 45 staff at its offices in West Bank and Gaza, including international and local professionals with expertise in medicine, public health nursing and other specialties.
 
As the lead health agency, WHO works with many partners, including United Nations agencies, donors, nongovernmental organizations, universities and the private sector to support the Palestinian Authority to reach their national health development goals and to ensure that efforts of all these organizations are coordinated.

Programme areas

 

WHO collaboration

Ministry of Health

Contact us

WHO oPt office
Abu Obaida Ibn El Jarrah Street, 10
P.O. Box 54812
Jerusalem
via Israel
Phone number: +972 (0) 540 0595
Fax +972 (0)2581 0193