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July 29 th 2017: Laying of Foundation Stone - Qalqilya Hospital

On July 29 th, a foundation stone laying ceremony for the expansion of the Qalqilya Hospital took place in the presence of HE the Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah, the Minister of Health Jawad Awwad, the Deputy Minister of Health Assad Ramlawi, the Governor of Qalaqilya Rafe' Rawajbeh, the Deputy Consul General of Italy in Jerusalem, Luigi Mattirolo and the Health Coordinator at the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation, Sandro Accorsi. The expansion of the Qalqilya Hospital for a total amount of 350.000,00 Euro - funded by the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation within the Project “CRONO: Tackling noncommunicable diseases in Palestine”- is part of the Italian commitment in Palestine to strengthen primary and secondary prevention services of chronic non-communicable diseases (cardiovascular disorders, diabetes, tumors and respiratory problems) as well as their diagnosis and treatment in the public hospital system.