World Health Organization
منظمة الصحة العالمية
Organisation mondiale de la Santé

WHO delivers IV fluids to Ministry of Health for Gaza casualties, August 2014

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WHO delivers IV fluids to Ministry of Health for Gaza casualties12 August 2014 – A convoy of 24 trailers carrying a WHO shipment of four types of IV fluids passed through the Rafah border from Egypt on 11 August to supply Ministry of Health hospitals in Gaza. The shipment consists of 240 000 half-litre units of dextrose, dextrose-saline, saline and Ringer’s lactate solutions and intravenous sets, procured by WHO through a donation from Norway.

The shipment is valued at US$ 212 000 and was delivered to the Ministry of Health warehouse in Khan Younis for inventory and sorting before distribution.