WHO delivers medical supplies to scale up pre-hospital trauma care in Gaza

24 March 2019 – The World Health Organization (WHO) delivered essential medicines, medical consumables and equipment to respond to the growing trauma and emergency care needs in the Gaza Strip. The shipment was possible through a generous contribution from the European Union. Supplies delivered by WHO will be used to enhance the ability of the 10 trauma stabilization points (TSPs), run...

WHO appeals for US$ 5.3 million to respond to trauma and emergency care needs in Gaza

  18 March 2019, Gaza, oPt - The World Health Organization (WHO) is appealing for US$ 5.3 million to provide life- and limb-saving interventions to massive numbers of injured patients overwhelming an already fragile health system in Gaza. The upcoming one-year anniversary of the Great March of Return on 30 March could result in further casualties and an increase in people...

WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean calls for respecting the right to health of all Palestinians and protection for health care

27 February 2019, oPt - Concluding a three-day visit to the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), Dr Ahmed Al-Mandhari, WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean, called for ensuring regular and reliable access to health for all Palestinians and respect for the sanctity of health care. During his visit, the Regional Director met with Prime Minister Dr Rami Hamdallah for a discussion...

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