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UNRWA starts offering mental healthcare to Palestinian refugees

By JT - Nov 29,2017 - Last updated at Nov 29,2017

AMMAN — UNRWA on Tuesday announced the integration of mental health services and socio-psychological support into the health services it currently presents to beneficiaries at the southern Baqaa health centre and Amman health centre, under the financial support of the Japanese government and technical training by the German International Cooperation Agency (GIZ).

The move seeks to enhance mental and psychological healthcare presented to the Palestinian refugees with the aim of empowering individuals and communities.

Director of UNRWA Operations in Jordan, Rogers Davis, said that the agency aspires to protect and enhance the right of Palestinian refugees to receive comprehensive health services, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

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