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Continued Efforts to Establish a National Center Dedicated to Treating Cancer Patients in Palestine

PNN – Palestine News Network –  14.08.11 – 12:31 Jenin – PNN – Ali Samoudi – Statistics and official data show that Palestinian society is prone to very high incidences of cancer, without a doubt due to a number of known factors: the absence of any institutions or officials to deal with the disease and […]

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Health ministry: Cancer patients are exposed to pharmaceutical piracy

[ 10/08/2011 – 03:04 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The Palestinian ministry of health said patients with leukemia and cancer tumors in Gaza hospitals are exposed by Israel and the Palestinian authority (PA) to what it described as “pharmaceutical piracy” threatening their lives. In a press release, spokesman for the ministry Ashraf Al-Qudra stated that one […]

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Prison-prescribed medication worsens prisoner’s condition

[ 11/07/2011 – 04:56 PM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– The family of Naeem Shahda Halaika, a Palestinian currently detained at the Israeli Negev prison, has called on the Red Cross and other rights groups to help see the prisoner gets medical attention after he was afflicted with a massive blood clot in his stomach after taking […]

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Gaza health sector on verge of collapse – video

Thu Jun 9, 2011 11:40PM Hamas Health Minister Basem Naem says the Gaza health sector is on the verge of collapse due to shortage of medical supplies caused by the ongoing Israeli siege. He told a press conference that amid the worst shortage of medicine in Gaza in the last five years due to the […]

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Gaza patients in dire need of medicine – with video

Fri Jun 3, 2011 1:44AM Ashraf Shannon, Press TV, Gaza The government of Hamas says hospitals and clinics in Gaza are running short on medicine supplies. Speaking at a press conference, they said hospitals need at least 178 types of medicine for intensive care units, maternity wards, podiatric and ophthalmic surgeries. In addition to the […]

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BREAKING | Egypt Tells Aid Ship Volunteers, Crew To Be Patient

By Ahmad Fuad Yahya JAKARTA, May 25 (Bernama) — Egypt’s Foreign Minister Dr Nabil Al-Arabi has pledged his assistance to the “Spirit of Rachel Corrie”, the Malaysian-owned vessel carrying humanitarian aid to Gaza Strip, which is seeking permission to berth at the Egyptian port of El Arish. But he said Malaysia and all those concerned […]

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Prisoner society appeals for saving lives of patients in Israeli jails

[ 25/04/2011 – 06:54 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The Palestinian prisoner society appealed to international human rights organizations, especially the Red Cross to immediately intervene to save the lives of dozens of Palestinian patients imprisoned in Israeli jails. Head of the society Ragheb Abu Diyak in a press release on Monday said the international human […]

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Gaza Patients Awaiting Treatment in Egypt

By Rami Almeghari Sunday, 27 February 2011 10:41 Hassan’s condition is one of hundreds of cancer cases in the Gaza Strip, This Saturday, Egyptian authorities ordered reopening of the Rafah Crossing terminal, the main outlet for Gaza’s 1.6 million residents to the outside world. The closure of the terminal lasted more than three weeks, since […]

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Israel coerces Gaza patients to spy

PressTV –  Thu Feb 17, 2011 5:59AM Palestinian patients have kidney dialysis in the kidney department at the al-Shifa Hospital in Gaza (file photo). A human rights group has blamed Israel for violating the rights of Palestinian patients leaving Gaza for medical treatment by intensifying interrogations against them. Data collected by al-Meezan Center for Human […]

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Quds 5: Libya to provide Gaza’s medical needs

[ 22/01/2011 – 03:41 PM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– Gaza Prime Minister Ismail Haneyya hosted the Libyan Quds 5 convoy at the Legislative Council noon Saturday. He praised Libya for its support of the Palestinian cause and tremendous efforts in breaking the four-year economic blockade Israel has imposed on the Gaza Strip. “The Libyan delegation […]

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Australian, Italian doctors operate in Gaza’s European hospital

[ 13/10/2010 – 01:30 PM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– The European hospital of Gaza welcomed a medical delegation from Australia and Italy specializing in knee surgery on an eight-day visit to the Strip. “The medical team will contribute to alleviating the impact of the siege on Gaza’s patients. They will provide a high level of […]

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