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Mothers of children with ASD participating in World Autism Awareness Week

  The Jerusalem Princess Basma concluded all the events held during the World Autism Awareness Week by conducting a variety of activities for mothers and families of children with ASD who are enrolled in the Jerusalem Basma Inclusive School. The coordinated event exposed the mothers and members of the family to sensory, motor and communication activities that provoked their senses in a similar ... Read More »

The Jerusalem Princess Basma Centre celebrates its 50th Anniversary

Under the patronage of his Grace Archbishop Suheil Dawani, and with a recorded speech of Her Royal Highness Princess Basma Bint Talal of Jordan, the Jerusalem Princess Basma Centre celebrated its 50th anniversary on November 28th 2016. The event was attended by a number of distinguished guests representing partners and supporters of the centre, namely the Governor of Jerusalem Mr. ... 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 »

PBC shares its experience on Autism at Al-Najah University

On 7 April 2016, the Princess Basma Center participated at a conference organized by Al-Najah Child Institute (part of Al-Najah University) under the title: “Autism Spectrum Disorder, Evidence Based Practices in Palestine”. The conference aimed at raising awareness among practitioners and experts in the field on Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The organizers of the conference invited the Princess Basma Center ... Read More »

A meeting with a high profile delegation from the Republic of Malta

The Jerusalem Princess Basma Centre, represented by the General Director Mr. Ibrahim Faltas, and The Honourable Angelo Farrugia, Speaker of the House of Representatives – Parliament of Malta, and Mr. Reuben Gauci- Representative of the Republic of Malta, met at the Malta Representative Office in Ramallah on 30 March 2016 to discuss cooperation on the issue of Autism. The Honourable Angelo ... Read More »

The Jerusalem Princess Basma Center celebrates the opening of the newly renovated Princess Basma Kindergarten

Jerusalem, 16 March 2016 Under the patronage of his beatitude the Archbishop Suheil Dawani, and the Minister for Jerusalem Affairs, Mr. Adnan Al-Husseini, Sheikh Azzam Al Khatib General Manager Administration of Islamic Affairs and Al-Aqsa Mosque and a Representative from the Jordanian Embassy the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center celebrated the opening of the newly renovated Princess Basma Kindergarten. The renovation ... Read More »

When there is a will, there is a way

Yousef Azzem, three years old, a child born to a family living in Sabastia village near Nablus, West Bank. Yousef’s mother Futoun was pregnant with a triplet, two girls and a boy. At the time, she was finishing her B.A degree. Futoun had many difficulties during her pregnancy such as high blood pressure and extreme fatigue. On her early 8th ... Read More »

Princess Basma Center Newsletter – Dec. 2015

Dear Friends and Partners, We are pleased to publish our 2nd edition of Newsletter (December 2015). We would like to thank you all for the support during this present year and we look forward to our continuous partnership. We also would like to wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New year. Click here to open the Newsletter. Read More »

Princess Basma Rehabilitation Centre becomes the first Palestinian Rehabilitation Centre to receive the certification of the Joint Commission International (JCI)

Princess Basma Rehabilitation Centre (PBC) in Jerusalem became the first Palestinian National Rehabilitation Centre to receive the certification from the Joint Commission International (JCI). Princess Basma Centre reached a new milestone in its accomplishments by receiving accreditation from the JCI in December 2015 for Ambulatory Care. The accreditation certifies that Princess Basma Centre provides a high quality standard of service ... Read More »

An Agreement between Princess Basma Centre and Palestine Telecom Group

Princess Basma Centre and Palestine Telecom Group (Paltel) signed this week a cooperation agreement. The signed agreement will allow Princess Basma Centre to purchase the equipment needed to upgrade the outpatient physiotherapy unit and hydrotherapy unit at the Centre. The agreement was signed by Mr. Raed Awad, the Social Responsibility Manager at Paltel Group and by Mr. Ibrahim Faltas, the ... Read More »