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Project of "Health and education infrastructure and rehabilitation" (Integrated Rural Development Program in Lebanon - 1997/2000)

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This project is a component of the Young Men’s Christian Association’s Integrated Rural Development Program in Lebanon (1997/2000).

Objective :

To improve the quality and effectiveness of health and education services in the targeted clusters via the rehabilitation of physical structures, improved equipment, and skills training for community members and health and education workers.

Project activities :

- Rehabilitation, furnishing, and equipment provision for local health dispensaries/centers and free-of-charge schools.

- 1 skills training for local community members and health workers in critical primary health care issues.

Cluster  Municipalities  District (Qada’a) Project activities Population Served
1 Aakkar El Aatiqa
Daoura (Aakkar)
Aakkar District Construction of secondary level public school.
Dental hygene campaign.
Workshop / needs assessment in education.
2835 families
2 Tikrit
Dahr Laissineh
Beit Mellat
Aakkar District Construction of 2 public schools.
Dental Hygiene campaign.
Medical equipment for health facility.
2806 families
3 Ain
Nabi Osmane
Baalbek District Const. works for 2 schools Extension works for a youthclub.
Dental hygiene campaign.
Administrative & technical training for dispensaries.
Workshop 1 needs assessment in education.
Rehab of one dispensary.
Equip. for 2 dispensaries.
5350 families
4 Bent Jbayl
Maroun Er Ras
Ain Ebel
Aaynata (Bent Jbeil)
Meiss Ej Jabal
Bent Jbayl District - Marjaayoun District Rehabilitation works for 6 school facilities.
Dental hygiene campaign.
Rehab and equipment for one dispensary.
4525 families
5 Kfar Sir
Aadchit Ech Chaqif
Qsaibeh (Nabatiyeh)
Sir el Gharbiyeh
Nabatiyeh District 2 primary health care workshops.
Construction of one youth club facility.
Dental hygiene campaign.
Workshop / needs assessment in education.
4900 families
6 Tannoura
Beit Lahia
Ain Aata
Ain Horcheh
Kfayr Ez Zait
Rachaiya District - Hasbaiya District Rehab of 3 health units facilities.
A football &multipurpose court.
Dental hygiene campaign.
Administrative & Technical training for dispensaries.
Equip. for Sdispensaries.
Workshop / needs assessment in educational facilities.
2375 families

Expected impact for the Municipalities :

- Improved health and education services with increased accessibility for all community members.
- Decreased incentives for seeking health and education services in urban areas.