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Hundreds of Gazan kidney patients face death

[ PIC 26/10/2013 – 03:32 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The Palestinian health ministry in Gaza Strip warned on Saturday that hundreds of kidney failure patients were in danger of death due to the acute shortage in medicines and other consumables used in the dialysis process. For his part, director of kidney department in the Shifa […]

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Israel refusing to release sick prisoners

Ma’an News Agency |  23/10/2013 04:29 RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — Prisoners minister Issa Qaraqe on Tuesday said that the Israeli government refused Palestinian Authority requests to release prisoners facing serious health problems. At a sit-in in solidarity with prisoners at the Red Cross in al-Bireh, Qaraqe said that the PA would continue to pressure Israel into […]

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Serious deterioration in health of Moukadah

[ 11/10/2013 – 07:25 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Seriously ill captive Mansour Moukadah appealed for his release from Ramlah prison hospital where he is detained after a serious deterioration in his health. He suffers from a rare condition in his bowels as well as being disabled. He was arrested in 2002 and serving a 30-year […]

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Israeli demolition notifications against 8 water wells

[ PIC 02/10/2013 – 08:11 PM ] AL-KHALIL,(PIC)– The Israeli occupation authority (IOA) have issued demolition notifications against eight water wells funded by a European organization in Yatta town in the southern West Bank district of al-Khalil. Ratib Al-Jabour, the coordinator of the popular committee against the wall and settlement in Yatta, said that the […]

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Israeli Trap to Arrests Palestinian Patient ~ by @KawtherSalam

Kawther Salam | Sept 26, 2013 طبيب غزي يترأس مؤتمر إتحاد الأطباء العرب في دورته  التاسعة والعشرين في ألمانيا Israeli forces arrested 14 Palestinians at Beit Hanoun crossing, the so-called “Erez” since the beginning of 2013. The Israeli forces exploit need of Palestinians to travel and use crossings as traps, Al Mezan for human rights […]

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Eye on Palestine – This is occupation: Deprivation of Healthcare

Sept 26, 2013 via Ahmad A Mesleh | Eye on Palestine Qamar Shehada, a 6 months girl, on a hospital bed at the intensive care unit, in Jerusalem on Sept. 17, 2013. Israeli authorities prevented Shehada’s family to enter Jerusalem under the pretext of illegal stay in the Palestinian Authority territory while she suffering from […]

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Palestinian Health Minister in Gaza: Lift siege or patients may die

BREAKING Wael Abu-Saada, 40 yo,died of his illness today after he was denied access to medical help in Jordan due to the continuous closure of Rafah. — Belal Dabour – Gaza (@Belalmd12) September 24, 2013 Tuesday September 24, 2013 08:33 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC News After the new Egyptian government decided to close the […]

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Public health sector in Gaza faces disaster under tightened siege

Intensive care medical units such as this one at the Al-Emarati Hospital in Gaza face significant cuts to their power and medical supplies Middle East Monitor | Sept 21, 2013 The Minister of Health in Gaza has urged the international community to put pressure on Israel and Egypt to lift the siege and allow medicines, […]

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LIVE BLOG | Gaza: Total siege imposed by Israel and Egypt causing 3 dead

Continuously updated | All related news concerning the siege on Gaza below the article by IRIN BREAKING NEWS Sept 28, 2013 2nd victim of the siege: MOI reported medial resources said newborn Mohamed al- Mashharawi  Friday at night at the Egyptian side of the Rafah border crossing after his mother waited long without being allowed […]

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Egyptian official is happy that Gaza electricity plant stopped working

Middle East Monitor | Sept 18, 2013 Former Egyptian Electricity Minister Osama Kamal has appeared happy on a local Egyptian television network, rejoicing: “We succeeded in closing the only electricity plant in Gaza.” Speaking to a talk show on Egyptian Al-Hayat TV, Kamal attributed the news to “the great [and] successful efforts of the Egyptian […]

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Gaza wastewater treatment plant stops functioning

Al Ray Agencies | Sept 17, 2013 Gaza, Alray – After the running out of fuel supplies, the Minister of local government in Gaza Mohammed Al -Farra announced on Monday evening that the wastewater treatment plant stopped functioning and the municipalities are going to pump the sewage water into the sea . Al-Farra said on […]

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Ashkelon prisoners to protest medical neglect

Al Qassam Brigade | 15-09-2013,07:40 Occupied Palestine – The Ashkelon prisoners warned the prison administration that they would escalate protest if Naim al-Shawamra continues to be medically neglected. The Prisoner’s Club confirmed that the prisoner Shawamra, from Al Khalil and sentenced to life imprisonment, has lost kg10 in weight within two weeks after his health […]

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Sewage Hits drinking water in the refugee Camp of Shati

DRAH | Sept 2, 2013 Gaza, (DRAH.ps) — The Palestinian refugees have been suffering since 65 years, when the Palestinians were plagued with NAKBA. Residents of the Shati refugee camp in the west of Gaza, particularly people of the area of “Block 4” complained recently of pollution of drinking water with sewage. They also suffer […]

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Serious deterioration in condition of wounded teen

[ PIC 24/08/2013 – 06:44 AM ] JENIN, (PIC)– The health condition of a Palestinian teen who suffered multiple gunshot wounds in Jenin at the hands of the Israeli occupation forces (IOF) gravely deteriorated on Thursday afternoon. Local sources said that Ala’a Abu Khalifa, 18, with hit with bullets in his torso in the confrontations […]

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Health conditions of captives Jerboni and Hassanat deteriorate

[ PIC 23/08/2013 – 01:40 PM ] NABLUS, (PIC)– Tadhamun Foundation for Human Rights reported that 2 Palestinian female captives in the Israeli Hasharon prison suffer difficult health conditions as a result of medical negligence by the prison administration. Researcher at the Foundation Ahmed Betawi said that captive Lena Ahmed Jerboni, aged 40, suffers from […]

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