Cancer Nurse Education Partnership Glasgow Palestine

Year established 2014
Activity Education, Malignant disease and immunosuppression (Cancer)
Sectors Education
Country Palestine

Overall goals

Through collaboration with Glasgow & Clyde Heath Board, Glasgow Lord Provost Office and Cancer Nurse Education sector in Gaza and the West Bank (Bethlehem University) work jointly to develop the knowledge and skills of cancer and palliative care nurses in Palestine (West Bank & Gaza).

Support the placement of undergraduate Medical students studying in Palestine to clinical observership positions in Glasgow & Clyde Health Board.

Key UK Colleagues and Partners

Glasgow & Clyde Health Board, Glasgow City Council (Lord Provost Office), Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre. Medical Aid for Palestinians (MAP)

International Partners

Bethlehem University. Department of Nursing Gaza


Bethlehem University, MAP

Sustainable development goals

  • SDG 3 - Good health and well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality education
  • SDG 10 - Reduced inequalities

Funding source

MAP, Glasgow Lord Provost Office, Glasgow based charity Spirit Aid, Glasgow & Clyde Health Boards Endowments.


Contribution to the development of first ever Post Graduate qualification in Cancer and Palliative Care in Palestine (Bethlehem University) initially Diploma now Masters. Clinical placement of students on Masters Programme in clinical observership settings in GGC. On going support of cancer nurses in Gaza through education and training supported by MAP (accredited by Bethlehem University).

Development of skills and knowledge of Palestinian medical students through clinical observership in Clinical settings in GGC.

Project aims

Palestinian nursing and medical colleagues based in Palestine (Gaza and West Bank) working in the field of cancer palliative care improve skills and knowledge in the field of cancer and palliative care, therefore improving the delivery of cancer and palliative care to patients in Palestine diagnosed with cancer.

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