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Union of Palestinian Medical Relief Committees (UPMRC)

Profile

Country/TerritoryPalestinian Authority
Founded1979
In their own words"a grassroots, community-based Palestinian health organization seeking to supplement the decayed and inadequate health infrastructure caused by years of Israeli military occupation."

Activities

  • According to its mission statement, UPMRC “seeks to improve the overall physical, mental, and social well being of all Palestinians, regardless of racial, political, social, economic or religious status. Our comprehensive health programs focus on the needs of the most vulnerable members of Palestinian society: women, children, and the poor in rural villages, refugee camps, and urban centers.”
  • Works with partner NGOs, including Physicians for Human Rights – Israel.
  • Activities reflect a highly political agenda closely reflecting the views of the Palestinian Authority.
  • For NGO Monitor’s report including UPMRC, click here

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