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the_Social_Forum_organized_by_the_UN_Office_of_the_High_Commissioner_for_Human_Rights_OHCHR_on_Right_to_Health_and_access_to_medicinesThe WHO Advocacy project participated in the Social Forum organized by the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) on Right to Health and access to medicines, February 18-20, 2015, in Geneva, Switzerland.  The Forum, a multi-stakeholder event which reports to the UN Human Rights Council, was chaired by H.E. Mr. Faisal Bin Abdulla al-Henzab of the Permanent Mission of Qatar, who remarked, “No one should be denied needed medicines because they lack money.”

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WHO report:  Barriers to health for Palestinians under occupation, December 2014

10 December 2014, Jerusalem – On the occasion of International Human Rights Day, the WHO West Bank and Gaza released a special report today highlighting reduced access in 2013 to...

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Organizational Setting The Palestinian Authority is establishing the Palestinian National Institute of Public Health (PNIPH). The World Health Organization (WHO) has been given the task of setting up the PNIPH, in...

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