A Model for Community Care in Gaza

Hamid Afana, Abdel
December 2003
Palestine-Israel Journal of Politics, Economics & Culture;2003, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p49
Academic Journal
Focuses on the Gaza Community Mental Health Program. Statistical figures on the number of people who have died since the beginning of hostilities between Israel and Palestine in 2000; Program profile of the mental health program.


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