UNICEF and MoH held a workshop on 31 August in Ramallah to review Measles Control and Supplementary Immunization.
The Health Sector Working Group took place 1 September. The national health plan and the health information were the main topics discussed.
WHO led the health sector group in the elaboration of the West Bank and Gaza Strip health situation analysis for the Consolidated Appeal Process 2005. The health sector analysis was drafted according to inputs received in participatory meetings with the Ministry of Health, health service providers and health sector UN agencies (UNFPA, UNRWA, UNICEF and OCHA).
WHO organized the participation of two WHO staff and two Ministry of Health staff in a Mental Health training in Scotland (19-31 August).
WHO is providing inputs to the UN Report to the 49th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women on the situation of Palestinian Women.
Current WHO humanitarian actions in the West Bank and Gaza Strip have been made possible by 2004 funding from USAID, AGFUND, and the Government of Norway, as well as pre-2004 funding from ECHO.