|Qatar Red Crescent supports better access to medical treatment for Palestine Refugees from Syria
|10 June 2013|
The Qatar Red Crescent (QRC) signed a memorandum of understanding with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) today, aimed at improving access to medical care for Palestine Refugees from Syria.
|UNRWA launches new inclusive school health strategy|
|31 May 2013|
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) launched the School Health Strategy in Amman today, at the 15th meeting of Field Family Health Officers, Senior Dental Surgeons and Health Education Specialists.
|Saudi Arabia donates US$ 86 million to support UNRWA projects in Gaza, the West Bank and Lebanon|
|29 May 2013|
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, through the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD), has donated US$ 86 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees (UNRWA) for projects in the West Bank, Lebanon and Gaza.
|Australia pledges AUD 4.6 million to UNRWA|
|28 May 2013|
Australia will provide AUD 4.6 million (approx. US$ 4.5 million) to support UNRWA’s response to the crisis in Syria. AUD 2 million will go towards the health needs of Palestine refugees from Syria who have been displaced and are now sheltering in Lebanon through the Syria Regional Humanitarian Response Plan.
|UNRWA health programme hard hit in Syria but the UN agency's work is having an impact|
|21 May 2013|
Today, during the World Health Organization’s sixty sixth’s Annual World Health Summit, UNRWA released its Health Department 2012 Annual Report.
|WHO Director-General visits Shu’fat refugee camp|
|24 April 2013|
The Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Dr. Margret Chan visited the Shu’fat refugee camp in East Jerusalem on Tuesday,
|Russia donates US$ 2 million to UNRWA|
|22 April 2013|
For the first time, Russia has contributed US$ 2 million to the General Fund of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA). The funds will go towards supporting UNRWA health, education and social services programmes
|Italian Minister for International Cooperation and Integration meets Palestine refugees displaced from Syria|
|15 April 2013|
The Italian Minister for International Cooperation and Integration, Andrea Riccardi, has visited Shatila refugee camp near Beirut to meet with Palestine refugees displaced from Syria and witness first-hand their difficult living conditions.
|On the occasion of World Health Day, UNRWA highlights results of health reform in Lebanon|
|09 April 2013|
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) held a ceremony today in Lebanon Field Office to present the results of health reform activities generously funded by the Italian Development Cooperation beginning in 2010.
|On World Health Day, UNRWA launches campaign against diabetes and high blood pressure|
|07 April 2013|
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) marked World Health Day today by launching a campaign to combat the growing problem of diabetes and high blood pressure in the Palestine refugee community in Gaza, the West Bank, Jordan, and Lebanon.
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