A delegation representing War child –Holland has visited on Tuesday,
26 July, 2022 Gaza Community Mental Health with the aim of being updated on the
mental health situation in the Gaza Strip as well as GCMHP’s interventions.
The delegation, which included Ms Annalies Claessens, director of
international program; Ms Sahar Somoom, oPT country; and Ms. Heba Al Ghalayini,
met with Dr Tysir Diab, DG Deputy for Professional Afairs; Mr Qusai Abu Odei,
Director of External Relations Department; Dr Amal Abu Obada, Psychiatrist; and
Ms Rania Al-Sousi, psychologist.
At the beginning of the meeting,
Mr Abu Odei made a brief presentation on the establishment and history of GCMHP,
as well as the most important services it provides in the field of protection
and primary intervention and specialized therapy. Then Dr Diab revisited the previous partnerships with War child –Holland
in the context of supporting children.
This visit comes as a prelude for new partnerships between GCMHP and War
child –Holland to promote mental health and children’s wellbeing.