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PNIPH orchestrates the first national conference on neonatal health " For a healthy newborn"

Wednesday, 30 Jan 2019 - Under the patronage of Hi Excellency Dr. Jawad Awad the Minister of Health, PNIPH organizes the first national conference on neonatal health  "For a healthy newborn", in cooperation with the World Health Organization and the Ministry of Health in Palestine.

The conference has come as a result of PNIPH's assessment to neonatal health care services at Palestinian hospitals in West Bank and Gaza during 2018.

Key stakeholders and policy makers in the sector have attended the event including Mrs. Helde Haraldstad the Norwegian Representative to the Palestinian Authority, Dr. Asad Ramlawi, the Deputy Minister,  head of directorates and relevant departments at Ministry of Health, representatives from Palestinian hospitals and universities, and other organizations working in the health sector.

The conference has given key players in the sector the chance to discuss development oppotunities and relevant policies, as well as the technical, social, and economic impact of neonatal health in Palestine.