A delegation from The Representative Office of Norway – Palestine visited Gaza Community Mental Health Programme
A delegation from The Representative Office of Norway – Palestine visited Gaza Community Mental Health Programme. The delegation included Ms. Nina Hal Schjelderup, Head of Cooperation, Mr. Hans Oseas Langaker, Second Secretary and Mr. Emadeddin Abdallah, Senior Adviser at The Representative Office of Norway in Palestine. The delegation met with Dr. Yasser Abu Jamei, Director General of GCMHP, Ms. Rawya Hamam, Director of the Training and Research Department and Mr. Hassan Zeyada, Director of Gaza Community Center. The meeting took place at Gaza Community Center.
Dr. Abu Jamei thanked the delegation and Ms. Nina Hal Schjelderup in particular where this visit is considered her first to GCMHP. He highlighted the historical cooperation between the Programme and the Representative Office of Norway as well as the different Norwegian associations that provide support to GCMHP which played an important role in the continuity of GCMHP over years. Moreover, Dr. Abu Jamei discussed the hard living conditions that people in Gaza are experiencing and its impact on their mental health.
At the end of the meeting, GCMHP staff accompanied the delegation for a tour at Gaza Community Center to provide them with information about the clinical services provided by the Programme.