• Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2203 (map)
  • Washington, DC, 20515
  • USA

On Thursday, November 29, 2018, from 12:00 to 1:30 pm, the US Gaza Mental Health Foundation is sponsoring a Congressional Briefing on Mental Health in the Gaza Strip at the Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2203.

This panel discussion will highlight the social and psychological suffering of Palestinians in the Gaza Strip; how the population copes with these conditions; and the way in which NGOs, international, and UN organizations are attempting to address this catastrophe.

This event is open to the press and there will be time for questions and answers. If you are interested in attending, please send an email to info@gazamentalhealth.org.

  • Dr. Yasser Abu Jamei, Executive Director, Gaza Community Mental Health Programme, Gaza City

  • Elizabeth Campbell, Director, UNRWA Representative Office of Washington DC

  • Bill Slaughter, Trustee, US Gaza Mental Health Foundation

  • Brian K. Barber, Fellow, New America and Institute for Palestine Studies


  • Khaled Elgindy, Brookings Institution

For more information about this briefing, please contact Bill Slaughter at wslaughtermd@outlook.com or Brian K. Barber at bkbarber@gmail.com.