Tag Archives: mortality

VIDEO | Gaza health crisis deteriorating | #IsraelKills by Deprivation

PressTV | April 15, 2012 The health situation in Gaza has once again reached catastrophic levels as hospitals face severe shortages in medicines and hospital supplies. According to health officials in Gaza, nearly 500 patients have died due to lack of medicines or their inability to seek treatment outside the blockaded territory since the beginning […]

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Global Avoidable Mortality: Post-1967 Palestinian & Israeli deaths from occupation & violence

AVOIDABLE MORTALITY – or EXCESS MORTALITY – is the difference between the ACTUAL mortality in a country and the mortality EXPECTED in a peaceful, decently-run country with the same demographics. AVOIDABLE MORTALITY and INFANT MORTALITY are KEY INDICATORS of the HUMAN CONSEQUENCES of national and global policies.   As of late APRIL 2006, how many […]

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Study finds correlation between conflict and infant mortality in Palestine

Khawaja: “Israel has over 600 checkpoints… women are hindered from accessing health facilities.” The recent conflict in Palestine has augmented the infant mortality rate in the country, said a social statistics expert, at a seminar held at the American University of Beirut on January 20, 2011. “Data from four recent surveys … provide evidence that […]

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71 Palestinian Women Forced to Labor at Checkpoints-Israelis Deny Women Access to Hospitals, Clinics

August 11, 2010 – Konchok Rangdrol’s Blog According to the World Health Organization ten years ago, at least 69 women had been forced to undergo labor at Israeli checkpoints. These shocking statistics are under reported and it is estimated that many more have existed since these statistics were gathered, some ten years ago. The Commissions […]

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