Gaza Community Mental Health
Programme has held on Tuesday, 20 December, 2022 a coordination meeting with
the Palestinian Ministry of Health in Gaza. The meeting included Dr Yasser Abu
Jamei, Director General, Ms Aisha Al-Basiouni, Head of the Project Unit.
Representing the Ministry of
Health, Dr Walid Sabah, Governmental Organization Coordination Officer; Dr Hisham
Mudalal, Development Unit officer, and Dr Raed Elyan, Head of the Department of
Services Organization and Integration, attended the meeting which was held in
GCMHP’s main building.
Their meeting came within the framework
of organizing mental health services and interventions between the Ministry and
the organizations working in the sector of mental health and psychosocial support.
During the meeting Dr
Abu Jamei expressed his appreciation for
the efforts made to reinforce mental health
services in the community, stressing the importance of cooperation between all
stakeholders to serve the Palestinian population.
He also briefed the delegation about the mental health state of Gaza
population, explaining the work and cooperation done together with other actors
to alleviate the impact of stressful situation that the community is
experiencing due to socio-economic challenges.