As part of the joint efforts being organized to provide immediate mental
health intervention in crisis situation, Deputy Director of the General Family
Affairs Department of the Social Development Ministry, Mr Mahmoud Mowafi
visited Gaza Community Mental Health Programme on 31 May, 2021.
The visit aimed at putting field plans and mechanisms of immediate
intervention for both the people who have been affected by recent military
offensive and also for the people who work at the front line.
Mr Wafi met with GCMHP Director General, Dr Yasser Abu Jamei; Mr Qusai
Abu Odei, Director of External Relations and Resource Development Department;
Rawia Hamam, Director of Training and Scientific Research Department; and Dr
Suheila Abu Jalala.
During the meeting the provision of Psychological First Aid and referral
techniques also were discussed as well as the arrangements for doing a joint MH
research in cooperation with the ministry.