A delegation from Belgium Development Agency (Enabel) visited on Tuesday,
January 24, 2023 Gaza Community Mental Health Programme to discuss ways of cooperation
and be introduced to the mental health services provided to Gaza community.
The delegation which was represented by each of Mr Jean Van Wetter, Managing Director; Ms Christelle
Jocquet, Enabel Representative for Palestine – Jordan; Mr Guido Gryseels, BOD
member, was received by Dr Tysir Diab, GCMHP deputy director general and other
managerial staff members.
Upon their arrival, the delegation members were accompanied in a tour
inside GCMHP’s departments and facilities to orient them about the work
mechanisms and service delivery
Following the tour, a meeting was held, where the delegation was briefed
about the mental health state in the
Gaza Strip and the different interventions done to protect the population’s mental
health, while explain the gaps and challenges in the service delivery.
During the meeting presentations were made about GCMHP’s contributions
and roles in the provision of scientific research and capacity building of
On their part, the delegation members expressed their happiness to
cooperate with GCMHP in the role it plays in protecting and supporting mental
health in the Palestinian community.