UAWC Opens the first medical laboratory in Maythalun
Jenin – As part
of the Productive Families Economic Empowerment funded by the Islamic
Development Bank through UNDP and in partnership with the Ministry of Social
Development, the Union of Agricultural Work Committees opened the first medical
laboratory in the town of Maythalun.
The opening ceremony
was attended by UAWC’s Chairman, Mr. Rizwq Al-Barghouthi, the director of
Economic Empowerment Programme in UNDP, Mr. Basem Dudeen, Maythalun’s Mayor,
Mr. Saed Inairat, in addition to UAWC’s employees, representatives of the
Ministry of Social Development, members of the local council, and a number of national personalities and local
authorities in the town.
UAWC’s chairman, Mr. Rizeq Al-Barghouthi, expressed his pleasure with
the opening of this project which he described as vital for the residents of
Maythalun, as it will contribute in elevating the hardships of the residents in
the light of having no laboratory in the area; he explained that the people of
Maythalun had to go to Jenin, that is 23km away, to conduct any medical tests, praising
the role of the municipality, Ministry of Social Development and all other
institutions for the success of the projects.
The programme’s coordinator, Mohammad Yasin, noted that this project is
the first of its kind in the programme, and that it provides its services to 30
thousand residents as it benefits Al-Sanur, Maythalun, Sarees, Al-Jdaydeh
communities, confirming that UAWC offers a big number of productive and service
providing projects nationwide.