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  1. 1. Workshop: "Initiation of Palliative Care among Health Professionals in Palestine" Education by Al-Sadeel Society in Beit Jala Gov- ernmental Hospital - Bethlehem .‫337 ﺷﺎرع د. ﺟﻴﻤﻨﺎر، اﻟﻜﺮآﻔﺔ، ﺑﻴﺖ ﻟﺤﻢ - ﻓﻠﺴﻄﻴﻦ‬ 733 Dr. Geminer St., Karkafa, Bethlehem –Palestine. 97200 :‫ص.ب: 06991 ، اﻟﻘﺪس اﻟﺸﺮﻗﻴﺔ‬ P.O. Box: 19960 East Jerusalem 97200 E-mail: 972 522495249 :‫ﺗﻠﻔﺎآﺲ: 7337672 2 279 ، ﺑﻠﻔﻮن‬ Telefax: 972 2 2767337 , Mobile: 972 522495249
  2. 2. Al– Sadeel Society for Palliative Care Al-Sadeel Society is a non-governmental The mission of Al-Sadeel Society is to The overall goal for Al-Sadeel Society is organization, registered under law Num- alleviate the pain and suffering of termi- to maintain quality of life for the termi- ber 1 of Charitable Societies and Non- nally ill cancer patients by providing pro- nally ill cancer patient within the family. governmental Associations, 2000, by fessional nursing and palliative care This can be achieved through: the Ministry of Interior of the Palestin- along with care to the families by • Training of professionals and educa- ian National Authority (PNA) under Li- means of medical, social, emotional tion of the caregivers and the public. cense Number ((BL-3262-M)). It was and psychological approaches. In this registered officially in May 2008 while • Home-based hospice and palliative way we wish to provide comfort till the currently its activities are based mainly care and supplies. very end as well as to preserve the dig- in the Bethlehem area. nity of the suffering patient. • Psycho-social and emotional sup- port for the patient and the family using support groups and survivor volunteers. Al-Sadeel Society is the first and only The strategic plan of Al-Sadeel Society registered Palliative Care Society in the • Collaboration with other organiza- is to create a home-based palliative PNA. The society’s vision is that life is a tions in the field of cancer care. care and Hospice center. Moreover, the gift from God, and therefore, it should Society plans to become the leading • Developing projects related to pallia- be kept pain free as much as possible, organization in the education and train- tive care services. using updated knowledge and skills. ing of palliative and hospice care in the The Society’s activities are aimed to be Bethlehem area and the PNA at large. free and affordable to patients who need them, and not only to those who are able to pay for them. Every start is difficult, yet we are looking forward to providing the kind of care that will improve people's lives at their most difficult time.