Tag Archives: Health-care

Manufacture of the first Arab artificial cochlear in Gaza

[ PIC 30/09/2012 – 07:23 PM ] GAZA,(PIC)– The international surgeon Professor Mazen Al-Hajri anounced the manufacturing the first Arab artificial cochlear developed to be implanted using keyhole surgery for deaf people in the Gaza Strip. This came during a conference held in Gaza City on Saturday, in which al-Hariji, who is visiting Gaza, announced […]

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PPS demands Israel to release of medical neglected and wounded detainee

Wednesday September 19, 2012 09:36 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) demanded Israel to release Kamal Salah Al-Husseini who, on September 9, was taken prisoner by Israeli soldiers during clashes that took place in occupied East Jerusalem; he was shot and wounded by the army prior to his arrest. […]

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Gaza Power Outages Continue

Monday August 06, 2012 15:06 by Kelly Joiner – IMEMC & Agencies The people in Gaza continue to suffer from rolling blackouts as its lone power plant is unable to meet the demands of residents and the Israeli occupation blocks access to help. Gazans protest continual power outages by candelight. Source: Time.com Current supplies of […]

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Israeli Intelligence Escalates Blackmail and Detention of Palestinian Patients

Kawther Salam | July 29, 2012 Physicians for Human Rights – Israel – The Israeli intelligence are continuing their policy of blackmailing patients and using the Gaza Strip’s border crossings, over which they exercise absolute control, to arrest Palestinians compelled by humanitarian needs to travel through them. Hence on Sunday, 15 July 2012, the Israeli […]

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#REPORT | “Captive economy: The pharmaceutical industry and the Israeli occupation” (PDF)

WhoProfits | July 21, 2012 Orly Almi – whoprofits.org There are only a few materials that require a license from Israeli manufacturers, but these can be received on an annual basis, whereas the Palestinians require one for each separate shipment, regardless of whether it is a restricted item or one that is freely imported by […]

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Increasing blindness among Palestinian detainees in Israeli jails due to medical negligence | @Ufreenetwork @UNISPAL @hrw

MEMO | July 10, 2012 The report points to the number of Palestinian prisoners who are at risk of losing their eyesight completely. A Palestinian Authority report has recorded an increase in the number of prisoners suffering from loss of vision and deteriorating sight in Israeli jails as a result, it is claimed, of medical […]

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Occupation prevents a cancer patient from Jenin to get treatment in Jerusalem

[ 05/07/2012 – 10:47 AM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM,(PIC)– The Israeli occupation forces prevented at Ram checkpoint, a cancer patient from Jenin, from traveling to Jerusalem to get treatment at Augusta Victoria Hospital, the only hospital providing comprehensive services to cancer patients, including radiotherapy, chemotherapy and surgical interventions after the PA health ministry stopped referring Palestinian […]

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Released prisoner appeals to PA for medical help

Maan News Agency | June 15, 2012 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — A former prisoner on Thursday appealed to President Mahmoud Abbas and the Palestinian Authority to provide medical treatment after he was shot by Israeli forces. Motaz Muhammad Obeido, 32, says Israeli soldiers shot him at close range with a dumdum bullet, which fragments on impact, […]

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#GazaCrisis | Fuel Crisis in Gaza: Cutting Off Life

Palestinian school children do their homework on candle light during a power cut in Gaza City on 27 March 2012. (Photo: AFP – Mohammed Abed) By: Ruqaya Izzidien | Al Akhbar | June 14, 2012 The lack of fuel is destroying local industries and making living conditions harder to bear. The hum of the domestic […]

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PA ministry sends medicine to Gaza

Maan News Agency | June 13, 2012 RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — The Palestinian Authority Ministry of Health on Wednesday sent medicine and medical equipment to the Gaza Strip, a ministry spokesman said. Omar al-Nasr said in a statement that Leukemia medication and coagulant drugs were among 14 types of medication sent to Gaza, as well as […]

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#GazaHealthCrisis | “Long and Healthy Lives” of Babies in Danger as Vaccines are Depleted

Update Aug 2, 2012 | Still no vaccines as Israel is preventing entry تحتجز اللقاحات الواردة لأطفال غزة May 20, 2012 | by occpal “Long and Healthy Lives”.  This is the title of a report of the UNRWA “Commemorating  60 years Protecting & Preserving the health of Palestinian Refugees”  (Report, PDF Oct 22, 2009) 60 […]

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The Multiple Deaths of Nisreen Karim

Another case is a well-known to the people of the Ein al-Hilwe refugee camp is the story of Mohammad Nabih Taha, the child who also died in 2011 at the gates of one of Sidon’s hospitals because he was not given a transfer slip to be treated there. (Photo: Marwan Tahtah) By: Qassem Qassem Published […]

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Japan Donates $16m to Support Palestinian Children

WAFA | March 8, 2012 RAMALLAH, March 8, 2012 (WAFA) – The Japanese government donated around $16 million to provide essential support to Palestinian children and women in partnership with UNICEF, Thursday said a UNICEF press release on. UNICEF-oPT Special Representative Jean Gough stated in a press release that the donation illustrates Japan’s commitment to […]

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French Cardiac Team saves nine lives in Gaza

PCRF, March 7, 2012 In early March, a five-member team from Toulouse in France completed a week-long cardiac surgery mission to the European Gaza Hospital in Khan Younis near the Egyptian border. Led by Surgeon Prof. Yves Glock, the team include anesthesiologist Dr. Chantal Meyssirel, cardiologist Dr. Philippe Luxereau, perfusionist Michel Riviere and OR nurse […]

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Patients rally outside Egyptian embassy to demand quick solution to power crisis

[ PIC 07/03/2012 – 01:20 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– A number of Palestinian patients from the besieged Gaza Strip appealed to the Egyptian authorities to swiftly supply Gaza power plant with fuel. This came in a sit-in organized by patients outside the Egyptian embassy in Gaza. The patients carried banners urging Egyptian leaders to end […]

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