In cooperation with Physicians for Human Rights, Gaza
Community Mental Health Programme has held on Thursday, July 8, 2021 a group of
medical and mental health activities in the Gaza Strip.
The activities were carried out by a group of doctors and
mental health specialists from PHR who
visited Gaza from the Green Line, as part of the work done within the framework
of “Unblocking the Future” Project which is funded by the European union.
The professional delegation, which was presided by Dr Salah
Yehia Al-Haj, provided a free medical day that was organized by GCMHP and PHR in collaboration with the Union of the Work Health Committees clinic
in Rafah Town, Southern the Gaza Strip.
80 patients benefited from the free medical day, during
which medical support was given in the fields of gynecology, pediatrics, family
medicine and endocrinology. The patients were provided with diagnosis and consultation
services as well as medications.
Three workshops were also held simultaneously in three
different venues at Al-Salah Restaurant, targeting a group of mental health
professionals who work at the Ministry of Health and GCMHP. The workshops were conducted by 5 experts, who
gave training in ‘Trauma Incident Reduction’; Wechsler Test; and
During the implementation of the activities, Dr Yasser Abu
Jamei, GCMHP General Director, and Dr Salah Al-Haj Yehia, head of the medical
team, and Mr Qusai Abu Odei, GCMHP Director of External Relations and Fund
Raising Department closely followed the work process through field visits to
the places where the activities took place.