Former Senior Health Systems Strengthening Advisor
IntraHealth works with the Palestinian Ministry of Health to improve health and well-being in the West Bank by building capacity within the Ministry of Health and better preparing the West Bank’s health workforce to meet the needs of its population.
The stress of perpetual conflict in the region has led to increased smoking, unhealthful dietary habits, and limited physical activity within the local population. As a result, noncommunicable diseases such as cardiovascular disease, cancer, and diabetes are major causes of death in adults in the West Bank.
IntraHealth partners with the Palestinian Ministry of Health to address these issues, including by better controlling costly referrals of clients to specialists outside the country. Together, we: