A delegation from Doctors Without Borders (MSF) – Spain visited on
Tuesday, November 1, 2022 the headquarters of Gaza Community Mental Health
Programme in order to be briefed on the various activities provided and discuss
ways of conducting joint work.
The delegation which included Mr David Cantero
Pérez, Head of MSF Mission; Ms Pietra Garcia, Medical Coordinator of the
Mission; Ms Beatriz Fernandez, the
Gaza Strip Programme Coordinator, was received by Dr
Yasser Abu Jamei, Director General; Dr Taysir Diab, Deputy Director for
Professional Affairs; and Mr Qusai Abu Odei, Director of External Relations and
Resources Development Department.
The delegation started the meeting with a briefing about about MSF’s services in the field of mental health which
are provided in Palestine, especially in the Gaza Strip. Following that, Dr Abu
Jamei provided an explanation about the reality of mental health services
provided in the Gaza Strip and the various interventions done by GCMHP. He also
explained GCMHP’s contributions to the
community and its organizations in the field of capacity building, professional supervision,
awareness promotion, as well as the nature of the interventions provided during
crises and emergency situations.
At the end of the meeting, the delegation expressed their gratitude for
the efforts made by the GCMHP in serving the community and reiterated the need
to continue their cooperation the in the future.