Health

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Arab-Palestinian Citizens of Israel: Discrimination in Access to Health; Lower Health Indicators

by FG

Arab-Palestinian Citizens of Israel: Discrimination in Access to Health; Lower Health Indicators PHR Since the founding of the State of Israel, the Arab-Palestinian minority in the country has suffered systematic discrimination as compared to Israel‘s Jewish citizens in allocation of public funding and in access to services and conditions that are preconditions for a healthy […]

Health Care in the Gaza Strip

by FG

Health Care in the Gaza Strip Mr S A Khan and Mrs A Drakou Arriving in the Gaza Strip, early March 2009 as part of a surgical trauma unit (Mobile International Surgical Teams, MiST Foundation) was a tremendous relief. We had spent a nervous week in Al Arish in Egypt, unsure whether our team would […]

OccupiedPalestine

by FG

OccupiedPalestine Dr Andrew Rouse I have been to Zionist occupied Palestine on two occasions. On the second occasion, March 2007, I went with a small delegation of doctors.  The delegation was sponsored by, “The Dove and Dolphin Charity”.  This charity tries to support Gaza based health and welfare initiatives.  On this occasion we were to […]

Reflections on the 25th anniversary of the Sabra-Shatilla massacre, 2007

by FG

Reflections on the 25th anniversary of the Sabra-Shatilla massacre, 2007 Dr Swee Ang The Yad Vashem Holocaust museum in Israel has an engraving on the wall, saying: “Forgetfulness leads to exile, while remembrance is the secret to redemption”. Having worked and lived with those in exile and under occupation, I know Palestinians never allow themselves […]

Introduction ‘From Beirut to Jerusalem’ 2009 – The Wounds of Gaza

by FG

Introduction ‘From Beirut to Jerusalem’ 2009 – The Wounds of Gaza Dr Swee Ang I returned to Gaza in January 2009 when it sustained the worst attack since the Six Day war in 1967.  The Christmas week of 2008 was rudely interrupted by shocking scenes of Gaza being bombed by land, air and sea.  In […]