Thursday, 23 May 2019
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BASR and Al-Thahirieh Municipality Sign a CBR Services Decentralization MoU PDF Print E-mail

BASR’s General Director, Edmund Shehadeh, signed a memorandum of understanding with the Mayor of Al-Thahirieh district, south of Hebron, Mr. Akram Abu-Allan, for managing CBR field activities, in presence of BASR’s CBR team, members of Thahiria self-help group and members of the municipal council.

The MoU includes designating a CBR worker to raise community awareness of the rights and needs of people with disabilities, facilitate access of people with disabilities to the needed services and mobilize community resources to overcome barriers facing them.

“The MoU is part of the CBR program strategy, aiming at expanding BASR’s targeted areas especially in south of Hebron district and enhancing BASR’s relations with local authorities”, stated Mr. Shehadeh, adding “BASR belongs to the Palestinian society, whereby it works diligently to increase people’s faith in health services in Palestine and coerce decision makers to pay more attention to the rights of people with disabilities”.