Ard El-Insan (AEI) was established in 1984 as an affiliate of the Swiss agency "Terre Des Hommes' , then it was localized in 1997 to be a Palestinian Non Governmental Organization, registered with the Palestinian National Authority / Ministry of Interior under the number (6703). AEI is managed by a steering committee of local board of directors. It provides nutritional and health services to the most needy and marginalized children under fives, their mothers and families. Tow community health and nutrition rehabilitation Centers in Gaza and Khan Younis city provide curative, preventive and educational health services to beneficiaries in these areas. In addition, each center conducts a community-based program targeting vulnerable areas in different locations such as refugee camps, villages and deprived and rural areas Over the years, AEI has become the leading health community and nutrition services provider in the Gaza Strip. This has been achieved through adopting consistent technical intervention strategies in the following fields : medical intervention, nutrition therapy , counseling, health and nutrition awerness , psychological support ,promote household food security, promotion of breast-feeding, emergency intervention, training, advocacy and exchange of information, as well conducting researches related to nutrition, community, and environmental health. Since the outbreak of the Al aqsa Intifada, AEI has responded accordingly, and adopted an emergency intervention plan in order that qualitative and quantitative health and humanitarian relief services can reach those people at risk. Emergency projects took place within the overall activities of AEI and focus on an integrated approach to relief provision. The target groups were assisted by AEI on an emergency basis with urgent ambulant health & nutrition services, including the provision of medicines .urgent medical help, neubulizers for inhalation therapy were provided to the vulnerable individuals and health service providers according to their needs, in addition to in-kind assistance such as food -aid, clothes, mattresses , blankets, shoes, kitchen ware, cleansing materials , containers for safe drinking water, Psychosocial support has been also provided for children, mothers and their families. A principle feature of AEI activities is to encourage community participation through local committees, support groups, volunteers and other services providers. This network allows AEI more and precise knowledge as to where to target limited resources whilst enhancing community participation in the decision making and allocation process
Vulnerable and poor families reach a high level of nutrition and health through providing a high quality of services consistent with the international criteria.
To provide health, nutrition, and psychosocial services for children and mothers of poor and marginalized families so as to improve their health and livelihoods.
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Mr. Hussam Ahmad
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