PROJECT ROZANA CANADA EVENT IN OTTAWA:
BUILDING BRIDGES OF PEACE THROUGH HEALTHCARE
Please join us for an inspiring conversation with two amazing medical professionals, Dr. Akram Armo, PhD and Dr. Sagit Arbel-Alon. They will discuss their work which is saving lives, developing healthcare capacity, and building trust and mutual respect in their respective Palestinian and Israeli communities.
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 11:00am
THE CHURCH OF ST. BARTHOLOMEW, 125 MACKAY STREET, OTTAWA
We look forward to seeing you there!
Jon Allen, Mark S. Anshan and Laurette Glasgow,
Project Rozana Canada
Dr. Akram Amro
Dr. Amro is the General Manager of Green Land Society for Health Development, headquartered in Hebron, and has a PhD in physiotherapy.
Dr. Sagit Arbel-Alon
Dr. Arbel-Alon is the Deputy Director of the Reut Rehabilitation Medical Center in Tel Aviv, having trained as a physician in obstetrics and gynecology.
Mark S. Anshan
Mark is the chair of Project Rozana CANADA. He is a lawyer, and a former Canadian diplomat, serving on several non-profit boards.
Jon is a board member of Project Rozana CANADA. A former Canadian Ambassador to Spain and Israel. Currently serves as Diplomat in Residence, Fulbright Canada. Fellow, Munk School of Global Affairs.
Rev. Canon Laurette Glasgow
Laurette is a board member of Project Rozana CANADA. A former Canadian Ambassador to Belgium and Luxembourg. Currently the Anglican Churches Liaison to the Canadian Government.
Project Rozana is a multi-faith, international organization that builds bridges of understanding between Palestinians and Israelis. This is by funding humanitarian activities in the health sector including projects in medical training and the treatment and transportation of Palestinian patients.
To date, Project Rozana has raised over $1,000,000 towards, inter alia:
- a Bi-national School of Psychotherapy that trains health professionals from the West Bank, Gaza and Israel in the treatment of PTSD among children.
- training Palestinian physicians at Israel’s two largest hospitals.
- funding 15 ‘Patient Navigators’ – Arabic-speaking professionals who provide psycho-social assistance, interpretation and after-care for Palestinian patients requiring extended stays in Israeli hospitals.