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April 2, 2018

Closing the Project for Improvement of Services at Village Health Centers in Rural Host Communities of Syrian Refugees


Secretary General of Ministry of Health Dr. Lail Al Fayez confirmed the keenness of the Ministry to exert its maximum energy and mobilizing its capacities in collaboration with its partners for enhancing the development process of the health sector and upgrading the health services.

This was during the closing ceremony of the "Project for Improvement of Services at Village Health Centers in Rural Host Communities of Syrian Refugees" implemented by the Ministry with the support of Japan International Cooperation Agency "JICA".

"The statistical figures shows an upturn index since the launch of the Project in the number of clients receiving antenatal care, postnatal care, child care and family planning at the 14 village health centers in the targeted areas" Said Mr. Al Fayez

He added that the exerted efforts in collaboration with the Project has contributed in realizing achievements and among of them was securing an adequate environment at the Village Health Centers, enhancing the capacities of the service providers and enhancing the activities of health promotion at targeted centers.

Chief Representative of JICA Jordan Office Mr. Tsutomu Kobayashi has highly praised on the Ministry's role in the Project success which has realized its goals, purposes and outputs.

He pointed out that the Project contributed in having a big increase in the number of clients benefiting from health services including reproductive health at the targeted centers.

It is worth pointing that the Project has started in April 2016 until March 2018 and it included Irbid Health Directorate, Mafraq health Directorate, Deir Allah District of Balqa Health Directorate for improving the quantity and quality of services provided by targeted Village Health Centers, and enabling Jordanian and Syrian refugees in rural areas at the project locations to obtain services of high quality and proficiency in the field of reproductive health, family planning and primary health care.


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