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“Dr Abu Jamei Visits UPA among Series of Visits To International Mental Health Organizations in The US”

Meeting with international figures, US officials, and mental health and human rights activists, Director General of Gaza Community Mental Health Programme, Dr Yasser Abu Jamei, has visited on Monday, 13 February, 2023, United Palestine Appeal Foundation, where he has met with Mr Saleem Zarou, CEO, and Professor Brian Barbar.

During the Meeting, Dr Abu Jamei gave a briefing about the recent activities of GCMHP and the interventions made to support mental health in the Gaza Strip as well as the challenges faced by the mental health sector.

The meeting also included discussion about ways of arranging cooperation between the two organizations.

Dr Abu Jamei has been on a visit to the United States since January 23, 2023 to campaign for supporting mental health and human rights in the Gaza Strip whose population is suffering from an increasing deterioration in mental health situation as a result of a host of complex political and economic reasons.