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Yamen’s Online treatment and Education

Yamen’s Online treatment and Education Within the virtual care model Yamen, aged five, was finally diagnosed with Autism at the Jerusalem Princess Basma Centre and is now enrolled in our Inclusive School. Kefaya, Yamen’s mother says that after seven months in the school: “He has changed and developed rapidly, because now, he is in the right place.” However, when the ... Read More »

Empowered families for a healthier future!

Empowered families for a healthier future! Sila is three years old. She lives in Jericho in the West Bank.  When only a few months old, her family noticed some delay in Sila’s movement and communication. They visited many doctors before they met JPBC Medical Director, Dr.Waddah Malhees at one of our partner Centers. He diagnosed her with a psychomotor delay ... Read More »

Virtual care mini Rehabilitation Centre at home

Virtual care mini Rehabilitation Centre at home Nadine (three years old), was referred to the Child Rehabilitation Centre at JPBC by our Medical Director Dr. Waddah Malhees, after she was diagnosed with developmental delay. She has since received intensive and comprehensive rehabilitation therapy over nine weeks during four admissions. Jamal, Nadine’s father, accompanied his wife and daughter, to most Sunday ... Read More »

Our new distance-learning program empowers families in the West Bank

Our new distance-learning program empowers families in the West Bank   During this time of shared global sadness when we are isolated from one another in so many ways, we remember Anas and his mother. Living on the West Bank, families such as these can no longer travel to us at the Jerusalem Princess Basma Centre for treatment, so instead ... Read More »

The Jerusalem Princess Basma Centre continues to develop its services on ASD and ADHD in the East Jerusalem area.

In 2015, the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center started implementing Phase II of the EU-Diakonia funded Project “People with Disabilities in East Jerusalem Enjoy Improved Living Conditions Project” (2015-2017). This phase of the project is being implemented by The Jerusalem Princess Basma Centre in partnership with Diakona and Society of Saint Yves Catholic Centre for Human Rights with the aim to ... Read More »

The Jerusalem Princess Basma receives the JCI accreditation for the second time

The Child Rehabilitation Centre at the Jerusalem Princess Basma Centre (JPBC) passed successfully the second audit for the Joint Commission International Accreditation (JCIA); maintaining its record of high standard of quality service provision in the field of rehabilitation, and the only Palestinian Rehabilitation Centre so far to receive this kind of accreditation.  JPBC received its first accreditation from the JCI ... Read More »

Ritaj .. breaks the stereotype of her wheelchair

“Ritaj” eagerly walks down the aisle of the rehabilitation centre that is adjacent to the therapeutic rooms. She pedals her wheelchair with all her strength and determination towards the physiotherapy room in order to start exercising. She tries her best to compete her disability and insists to overcome her current state of indolence. Ritaj is a four year old girl, ... Read More »

Hayat thrives with life

“I am sorry to pass to you the bad news; unfortunately your future daughter will have lots of disabilities”. With these sharp words, Sa’ida prepared herself to welcome her second baby while she was in her second trimester of pregnancy. Sa’ida was saddened with the news she received after having a regular ultrasound examination to the fetus’ organs, but she ... Read More »

The Jerusalem Princess Basma Centre celebrates the opening of the newly renovated Kitchen Unit

Jerusalem, 29th November 2017 Under the Patronage of his Beatitude, the Archbishop Suheil Dawani, and the Minister for Jerusalem Affairs, Mr. Adnan Al-Husseini, the Jerusalem Princess Basma Centre (JPBC) celebrated the opening ceremony of the newly renovated kitchen unit. The renovation of the kitchen unit was funded by the Federal Republic of Germany, through phase 10 of KfW’s Employment Generation ... Read More »