A Delegation From the French Consulate Visits Gaza Community Mental Health Programme
A Delegation From the French Consulate Visits Gaza Community Mental Health Programme. The delegation consisted of Mr. Ggregoire Bonhomme, the Cooperation and Humanitarian Officer at the French Consulate, and Mr. Olivier de Trogoff, Project Officer at the Consulate. The delegation met with Dr. Yasser Abu Jamei, Director General of GCMHP and representatives from the Public Relations and Media unit, and the Projects and Fundraising unit.
This visit aimed discussing possible cooperation in the provision of specialized mental health services and acquainting the delegation with the services provided by GCMHP. The meeting took place at Gaza Community Center.
During the meeting Dr. Abu Jamei welcomed the delegation and thanked them for their visit which expresses their support to the Palestinian people. He spoke about the activities and services provided by GCMHP for the Palestinian community in raising awareness, training, rehabilitation and treatment.
During the meeting, Dr. Abu Jamei talked about the mutual cooperation between GCMHP and a number of international institutions in addition to the cooperation with local non-governmental organizations in providing mental health services to the community, especially children. This cooperation includes conducting numerous training courses and workshops to build the capacity of professionals in the mental health field. Dr. Abu Jamei also thanked the French Consulate for their support to GCMHP.
Moreover, Ms. Lobna Beseisso, Projects officer presented the main achievements and activities of the project " Enhancing the Protection through Providing Specialized Mental Health Services and Raising Awareness among Children and Youth Living in Gaza Strip", which is funded by the French Consulate. Where the delegates raised some questions regarding the project and the Programmes’s different activities. Then, GCMHP staff accompanied the delegate for a tour at Gaza Community Center to provide them with information about the clinical services provided by GCMHP.