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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In focus

16 days of activism against gender-based violence campaign, 25 November–10 December

This year, the United Nations Secretary-General’s Campaign UNiTE to End Violence against Women invites you to “Orange the world: End violence against women and girls.” Join the UNiTE campaign...

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