Pursuing the provision of
wider access to mental health services, Gaza Community Mental Health Programme has
held a meeting with the administration of women’s Correction and Rehabilitation
Centers to assess the psychosocial needs of the
The meeting was attended
by Ms Amal Noufal, Head of the Rehabilitation centres; and Ms Safaa Ismail, Ward
Officer, in addition to GCMHP delegation
which included Ms Aisha Basyouni, Head of Project Unit; and Ms Asmaa Naim,
Project Officer, who discussed the needs of the inmates and the cooperation
steps between the two sides.
The two sides have agreed
to conduct other follow-up meetings so as to have the arrangements through and
start providing mental health services for both the inmates and the staff
members at the rehabilitation centres and create a safe environment, where
human rights are observed.