Iraqi refugees in Lebanon can now get medical treatment at four state-run hospitals in the country at affordable prices following an agreement between the hospitals and local implementing partners of the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees. The agreement is supported by Lebanon’s Ministry of Public Health. Before the agreement, the refugees were only able to access basic health services and were often denied emergency services.

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    Ivy Mungcal

    As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.