Powering health: WHO brings solar energy to the health sector in Gaza

17 June 2019, Gaza  - The World Health Organization (WHO) and implementing partners inaugurated the newly installed solar power plant at Nasser hospital in the Gaza Strip. Funded by the Government of Japan, the solar plant as a source of alternative energy will reduce the reliance of the hospital on donated fuel for emergency generators and contribute to build resilience...

The closing ceremony of the mental health project in the occupied Palestinian territory

13 June 2019, Bethlehem – The Palestinian Minister of Health Dr Mai Alkaila and representatives from the European Union (EU) and from the World Health Organization (WHO) marked the ending of WHO’s project “Building Palestinian Resilience: Improving Psycho-Social and Mental Health responses to emergency situations” in the occupied Palestinian territory. The project, funded by the EU since 2016, supported the Ministry...

WHO delivers medical supplies to scale up pre-hospital trauma care in Gaza

24 March 2019 – The World Health Organization (WHO) delivered essential medicines, medical consumables and equipment to respond to the growing trauma and emergency care needs in the Gaza Strip. The shipment was possible through a generous contribution from the European Union. Supplies delivered by WHO will be used to enhance the ability of the 10 trauma stabilization points (TSPs), run...

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