Occupied Palestinian territory

WHO Head of Office makes solidarity visit to Hebron hospital where patient was abducted and cousin killed

WHO, OHCHR and hospital staff discussing the incident in the hospitalJerusalem, 17 November 2015 – WHO Head of Office for the West Bank and Gaza, Gerald Rockenschaub, visited Ahli Hospital in Hebron today to express “solidarity and concern” over the latest and most serious incident in a series of incursions into Palestinian health facilities by Israeli security forces.

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Press releases

UN agencies call for respect of health premises and the right to health care

3 November 2015 – Jerusalem: The World Health Organization (WHO) facilitated a visit by the Humanitarian Coordinator for the occupied Palestinian territory (OPT), Robert Piper, to Makassed hospital in East...

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Situation reports

October highlights Violence escalated sharply in the oPt from 1 October to 19 October 2015. 42 Palestinians killed (28 West Bank; 14 Gaza). More than 1500 were reported injured. A high number...

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