A delegation from the Japanese Representative Office to the Palestinian
Authority visited on Tuesday, 14 March, 2023 Gaza Community Mental Health
Programme in order to be introduced to the mental health state in the Gaza Strip.
The delegation which included Mr Takashi Hattori, Deputy Representative
of the Japanese Government to the Palestinian Authority, and Ms Hibiki Urano and
Ms Chika Kajita - advisors of the Japanese Representative Office, and Mr Basel
Hassan, Projects Officer at the representative, were received by Dr Yasser Abu
Jamei, Director General, Mr Qusai Abu Odeh, Director of External Relations and
Resource Development Department, and Ms Rawya Hamam, Director of the Training
and Scientific Research Department.
During their visit, the Japanese delegation was briefed on the psychosocial
challenges experienced by the residents of the Gaza Strip, and the nature of
the therapeutic services and psychological and community interventions carried
out by GCMHP to support the Palestinian community.