Occupied Palestinian territory

WHO launches report on the Right to Health 2018

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October 2019, Ramallah – WHO today released its report, “Right to Health in the occupied Palestinian territory: 2018”. The report examines obstacles to achieving the highest attainable standard of health for Palestinians living under occupation, including barriers to adequate healthcare provision, access to healthcare, determinants of health beyond healthcare and health attacks.

The launch event was held in Ramallah, with opening remarks from Dr Gerald Rockenschaub, Head of WHO office in the occupied Palestinian territory, Mr James Heenan, Head of the Office of the High Commissioner of Human Rights in oPt, Mr Jamie McGoldrick, Humanitarian Coordinator for the Occupied Palestinian Territory, and Dr Mai Alkaila, Minister of Health for Palestine.

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The full report can be found here: Right to health 2018

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