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No Vaccine but Polio for Palestine!

Nov 9, 2013 by occpal And Yes! Media is buzzing again about the altruistic ‘aid’ of this world and contribution to health of kids by buzzing media reports about 20 million kids to get polio vaccine after Syria outbreak. (Source) Of course because Europe is at alleged risk. Not in Palestine though. On May 20, […]

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IOA refuses to allow treatment of university lecturer Dr. Abdulsattar Qassem in Jerusalem

[ PIC 05/11/2013 – 10:21 AM ] NABLUS, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation authorities (IOA) refused to allow treatment of Dr. Abdulsattar Qassem, a lecturer of political science at Najah university, in Jerusalem. He said in a terse statement on Monday that the IOA refused to give him permission to enter Jerusalem for medical treatment. He […]

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Health minister: The medical supplies in Gaza are declining

[ PIC 07/10/2013 – 12:48 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Palestinian minister of health Mufid Al-Mekhalalati said that the balance of medicines and medical disposables in hospitals and pharmacies are in constant decline due to the closure of the Rafah border crossing. In a news conference on Sunday, Mekhalalati noted that 30 percent of the medicines […]

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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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Israel uses Beit Hanoun crossing as a trap for Gaza patients

[ PIC 12/09/2013 – 10:15 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The Palestinian ministry of interior in Gaza said that the Israeli-controlled Beit Hanoun (Erez) crossing, north of Gaza, turned into a trap for the detention of Palestinian patients who seek medical treatment in the hospitals of the 1948 occupied lands. The ministry’s human rights department stated […]

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Israeli soldiers deny medical help to boy bitten by snake

Ma’an News Agency | Aug 12, 2013 (updated) NABLUS (Ma’an) — A young boy bitten by a snake in Nablus on Sunday was refused medical attention by Israeli soldiers manning a checkpoint, the boy’s father said. Tareq Abu Aoun told Ma’an that his son Muhammad was bitten by the snake near the Hamra checkpoint in […]

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VIDEO | Gaza health sector hard hit by Egypt’s security clampdown ~ by @PressTV

Related: Israel Kills by Infringement of Health Care – The Facts Published on Jul 3, 2013 Egyptian authorities have tightened security along the Gaza border amid ongoing unrest in Egypt. The measure, however, has made the life of about 1.7 million Gazans miserable. They have been suffering the consequences with shortages of fuel and other […]

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450 haemophilia patients in Palestine face problems in treatment

Al Qassam website  | 01-07-2013,09:11  Jad Taweel, chairman of the board of directors for Palestinian Society for Bleeding Disorders (PSBD) said there are 450 haemophilia patients in Palestine facing severe problems in treatment.   Taweel pointed in press statement on Saturday to the patients’ inability to afford the high costs of treatment, the high incidence […]

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IPS refuses to allow treatment of prisoner without guards | @PHR_IL @MSF_USA @ICRC @Amnesty @UNOCHA

[ PIC 09/06/2013 – 09:54 PM ] JENIN, (PIC)– The Israeli prison service (IPS) refused to allow a badly needed surgery for a prisoner from Jenin without presence of guards, which exacerbated his condition. Ahmed Abul Rub, 40, said that he was in bad need of a surgery in his neck, adding that the IPS […]

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WHO: Israeli Permit Approval for Gaza Patients Lowest in Two Years

WAFA | May 23, 2013 JERUSALEM, May 23, 2013 (WAFA) – Israeli permit approval rate for Gaza patients during April reached 83%, the lowest since January 2011, reflecting a dramatic increase in delays in responding to applications, said the World Health Organization (WHO) in its monthly report on referral of patients from the Gaza Strip […]

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Ahrar center: medical negligence in Israeli jails violates international law

[ PIC 21/01/2013 – 07:55 PM ] NABLUS, (PIC)– Ahrar Center for Prisoners Studies and Human Rights confirmed that medical negligence practiced systematically in Israeli prisons violated international laws, norms and conventions. Fouad Khuffash, director of Ahrar Center, stated that the international laws emphasized the responsibility of the detaining authorities to provide adequate conditions and […]

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More Than 600 Medications Missing In Gaza

Tuesday January 08, 2013 06:15 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies The Palestinian Ministry of Health in the Gaza Strip reported that more than 602 types of medications and medical supplies are not found in Gaza, including several types of essential medications such as heart medications and medications used by patients who suffer from […]

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PCHR: Closure of Beit Hanoun crossing threatens lives of patients in Gaza

[ PIC 25/10/2012 – 07:42 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) warned against the closure of Beit Hanoun crossing (Erez) located in the northern Gaza Strip, threatening the lives of hundreds of patients who are supposed to leave the strip for necessary treatment. PCHR condemned the targeting of the Palestinian […]

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Israeli occupation authority blocks travel for medical aid of liberated prisoner

[ PIC 26/05/2012 – 07:32 AM ] JENIN, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation authority (IOA) has blocked on Friday the travel of liberated prisoner Thawra Hamur to Jordan for treatment. Local sources said that Thawra, from Jaba’a village south of Jenin city, had presented medical reports to the IOA proving she was in dire need of […]

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Gaza Siege Harshness Continues. Israel’s committing slow-motion genocide ~ by Stephen Lendman

OpEdNews | March 23, 2012 | Stephen Lendman Israel’s committing slow-motion genocide in Gaza. Israel’s claimed easing is false. Besieged Gazans remain isolated. The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) assessed conditions in January. Except for limited amounts of agricultural products, Gaza’s export economy’s suffering. In addition, imports of basic needs and raw materials fall […]

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