Third health worker killed in Gaza demonstrations: WHO reiterates calls for the protection of health workers, patients and health facilities

11 August 2018, Gaza – On 10 August, Abdullah Al-Qutati, a first responder, was killed by Israeli forces while working to help those injured during protests east of Rafah in the south of the Gaza Strip. He is the third health worker to be killed since demonstrations began as part of the Great March of Return in Gaza on 30...

WHO delivers trauma kits to the Ministry of Health in Gaza, August 2018

8 August, 2018, Gaza Strip –The World Health Organization (WHO) is delivering 36 trauma kits to the Ministry of Health that are urgently needed to ensure the wounded receive appropriate emergency treatment. With resources from the United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF), WHO has delivered 18 trauma kits, which will be used to treat up to 1800 patients who are...

Turkey donates US$ 1.2 million to WHO for response to health emergency in Gaza Strip

27 May, 2018 – With the aim of saving lives and drastically reducing the suffering of populations in Gaza, a US$1.2 million contribution from the Turkish Government to WHO was made official today. The fund will be used to provide essential drugs and disposables for trauma and emergency non-trauma cases across the Gaza Strip. Since the mass demonstrations by Palestinians began in Gaza...

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