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Youth health rights initiative lunched

Witness Center for Citizen Rights and Social Development “Shahed” launched an initiative on health rights and community change in the Old City Of Nablus.

The Center, in cooperation with the International Committee for Health Cooperation in Denmark “IMCC” and funded by the Danish Youth Council “DUF”, launched the two-year initiative.

The initiative includes several activities in the field of enhancing the capacity of youth, raising awareness about health rights, mechanisms of community change, and awareness campaigns and activation of youth and women’s centers in the Old City.

During the preparations for the initiative, a meeting was held with Witness Center and the Mayor Of Nablus Mr. Adly yaish to discuss cooperation and partnership mechanisms in the presence of Samah Al-Kharouf Ghassan Al-Masri, members of The Municipal Council, Raja Al-Taher, director of public relations, and Anwar Mahroum, director of the Hamdi Manko Center, while Witness Center represented by Mr. Kayed Miari, the Executive Director of the Center and Ahmed Jarousheh, Projects Coordinator at the Center.

Witness Center for Citizen Rights and Community Development organized a training course in public policies with the participation of 25 young men and women from Nablus governorate.

The training is part of the initiative to enhance youth health rights in Nablus in cooperation with the Danish Foundation for Health Cooperation “IMCC” and funded by the Danish Youth Council “DUF”.

The training lasted for three days at the Beauty Inn Hotel in Ramallah.

The three-day training course dealt with health rights in Palestine, health law, public policies, mechanisms of making and adopting them, lobbying, advocacy and influencing policy making in Palestine.