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POSIT: Strengthening Primary Health Care System In Palestine

Value: 
5.450.000,00 Euro
Start Date: 
2014
Duration: 
36 mesi
Status: 
Ongoing
Sector: 
Health
Partner: 
  • Ministry of Finance ;
  • Ministry of Health
     
Implementing Agency: 
DGCS
Channel: 
Bilateral
Luogo di implementazione: 
Governorate of Bethlehem and Hebron; Gaza Strip
Objectives: 

In this frame, the MOH and the Italian Cooperation identified the strengthening of primary health care system as a top priority to address several key health needs of the Palestinian population in a comprehensive perspective of public health.
The POSIT initiative will comprehend development of infrastructure and provision of medical equipment,  staff training and community activities, in order to expand services for emergency, women health, NCDs, community mental health and disabilities.
The specific objectives of the project include:

  • Facilitate the access to the health emergency services
  • Improve the quality of women healthcare, including reproductive health, early diagnosis of female cancer and health system response to gender violence
  • Strengthen prevention and control of NCDs
  • Support community mental health services and psychosocial rehabilitation
  • Reinforce prevention of disabilities and improve the access of disabled people to health facilities
  • Contribute to aid effectiveness and coordination of donors in the health sector.

The project will connect with the other initiatives that Italian Cooperation launched for the next triennium in the sector of gender and women empowerment (Welod 3) and in the sector of economic development and access to credit (Start up), looking for mutual benefits.
 
Moreover, the Italian Cooperation has invited the Italian Regions that manage aid programs for development to collaborate to the health project with their own initiatives. This will allow relying on Italian best expertise and maximize synergies, integrating governmental and decentralized cooperation.

Expected Results: 
  • To facilitate access to emergency, obstetrics and public health services
  • To improve quality for women healthcare services, including reproductive health and gender-based violence
  • To strengthen prevention and control for chronic noncommunicable diseases (ncds)
  • To strengthen mental health services
  • To contribute to prevention of disabilities and facilitate access to health
  • To contribute to improving effectiveness of donors’ aid and coordination
     
Beneficiaries: 
  • 200.000 persone from Bethlehem Governorate;
  • 600.000 from Hebron Governorate

Generally all the population in West Bank (2.650.000) and Gaza Strip (1.600.000)

POSIT: Strengthening Primary Health Care System In Palestine
POSIT: Strengthening Primary Health Care System In Palestine
POSIT: Strengthening Primary Health Care System In Palestine
POSIT: Strengthening Primary Health Care System In Palestine
POSIT: Strengthening Primary Health Care System In Palestine
POSIT: Strengthening Primary Health Care System In Palestine
POSIT: Strengthening Primary Health Care System In Palestine
POSIT: Strengthening Primary Health Care System In Palestine
POSIT: Strengthening Primary Health Care System In Palestine