Gaza Community Mental Health Program has held on
Wednesday, March 23, 2022 a meeting with
5 partner community-based organizations, with the aim of introducing Project ‘Respect
and Protection of the Rights To Mental Health for Women, Men, Girls and Boys
with and without Disabilities Victims/Survivors of Human Rights Violations in
the Gaza Strip’.
These organisations were: Sawa’id Relief
Society, Al-Maghazi Rehabilitation Society, Forsan Al-Ghad Youth Association, the
Charitable Future Society, and Mujaddoon
Charitable Development Society. The meeting was attended by Mr Qusai Abuodeh,
Director of the External Relations and Resource Development Department; Ms
Aisha El-Basiouni, Head of Projects Unit; and Mrs Alaa Al-Baba, Project
During the meeting roles and responsibilities were
discussed and distributed between the partners based on the plan of the project.
The capacity building component was also
discussed. 37 professionals from these five community-based organizations are
to be trained on topics related to mental health, human rights, referral
system, case detection, stress management and self-care. The training, which is
part of the project, is designed to improve the capacities of the implementing
organizations in order to guarantee the quality of the services provided.