Alan meets Palestinian Minister of Health


08 February 2013

On Thursday 31st January Alan, in his capacity as Minister of State, met Dr. Hani Abdeen, the Palestinian Minister of Health, at DFID.  He was accompanied by Dr. Manuel Hassassian, the Palestinian Ambassador.

In the meeting the Ministers discussed the current fiscal crisis in the Occupied Palestinian Territories and its impact upon the health service.

DFID continues to provide support to the Health sector through a Statebuilding Grant, which assists the Ministry in coping with its financial difficulties, and at the same time attracts increased donor support.