A Delegate from Trocaire-Ireland and another from GIZ Visit Gaza Community Mental Health Programme
Mr. Eoin Hamill, Programme Officer from Trocaire visited Gaza Community Mental Health Programme. Mr. Hamill met with Dr. Yasser Abu Jamei, Director General of GCMHP, Mr. Yousef El Ghazali, Head of Administrative and Financial Affairs Department, Mr. Qusai Abu Ouda, Head of the Projects Unit and Ms. Alaa Hammouda, Advocacy Media Officer. The meeting took place at GCMHP's Headquarter.
The meeting started with a review of the project "Enhancing the Awareness and Access to Reliable Mental Health and Counselling Services for Women and Children in Gaza Strip" funded by Trocaire. In addition to, discussing the cooperation in the future.
During the meeting, Dr. Abu Jamei talked about the psychosocial, political and economic situation people in Gaza are experiencing. Dr. Abu Jamei illustrated the negative impacts of the siege imposed on the strip for years on the people's mental health. He shed the light on the electricity crisis and its impact on the Palestinian community.
Moreover, Mr. Abu Ouda highlighted achievements of the project and the challenges faced.
In his turn, Mr. Hamill talked about some of the main programs and the future plans that Trocaire and GCMHP will be working on in the coming years. He also discussed the reporting and evaluation of the project.
It's worth mentioning that a delegation from GIZ visited Gaza Community Mental Health Programme. The delegation consisted of Mr. Talis Zivdring, Program Manager and Ms. Noura Ashour, Technical and Administrative Officer at GIZ. The delegation met with Dr. Yasser Abu Jamei, Director General of GCMHP, Mr. Hassan Zeyada, Director of Gaza Community Center and Mr. Qusai Abu Ouda, Head of the Projects Unit. The Delegation discussed the future cooperation with GCMHP and highlighted the latest developments of "Future for Palestine" Program