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The Massachusetts Coalition for Health Equity stands with Palestine: A call to action

On behalf of 400 medical, public health, and community leaders, the Massachusetts Coalition for Health Equity is calling on Scientific American to immediately re-publish an article on Palestine solidarity that it removed, and to end its censorship of Palestinian voices. … Continue reading

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coronavirus gaza update 18-07-21

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coronaviru gaza

Source: Ministry of Health, Gaza Total symptomatic registered since August 2020: 5,25% of the population (114,692/2,200,000) Total deaths since August 2020: 0.05% of the population (1,069/ 2,200,000)

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An update on Covid in Gaza

Source: Ministry of Health, Gaza Total symptomatic registered since August 2020: 5,2% of the population (114,692/2,200,000) Total deaths since August 2020: 0.005% of the population (1,069/ 2,200,000) and 0.9% of infected. Notes Two considerations are now possible: a) luckily the … Continue reading

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Is the international regulation of medical complicity with torture largely window dressing? The case of Israel and the lessons of a 12-year medical ethical appeal

This is the account of an ongoing appeal initiated in 2009 by 725 doctors from 43 countries concerning medical complicity with torture in Israel. It has been underpinned by a voluminous and still accumulating evidence base from reputable international and … Continue reading

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Health Care Workers Call for Support of Palestinians

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/health-care-workers-call-for-support-of-palestinians/ https://mondoweiss.net/2021/06/after-pressure-from-pro-israel-group-scientific-american-removes-health-care-workers-op-ed-calling-for-boycott/

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Amnesty International criticizes Israel’s closure of Palestinian health organizations

The decision of the Israeli authorities to close the headquarters of the Palestinian Health Work Committees will have dire consequences for the health needs of Palestinians throughout the occupied Palestinian territory, Amnesty International said. https://daysofpalestine.ps/post/16784/Amnesty-International-criticizes-Israel-s-closure-of-Palestinian-health-organizations

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Health and Human Rights in Gaza: Shame on the World

want to begin by offering my greetings to all those here today. I dearly wish that conditions in Gaza were different, enabling me to share the experience of the conference directly with you by taking part directly and actively. The … Continue reading

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Letter to BMJ

Dear Editor Gazan society is enduring its fifth health emergency in 12 years, and the biggest since 2014 (when Operation Protective Edge caused 2,200 deaths, destroyed 80,000 homes, and rendered 500,000 people homeless). (1) This time as before the main … Continue reading

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“We returned them” — Palestinians axe 1 million Pfizer dose deal with Israel

Palestinian officials cancelled an agreement with Israel to receive around a million doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine that were on the verge of expiring. https://mondoweiss.net/2021/06/we-returned-them-palestinians-axe-1-million-pfizer-dose-deal-with-israel

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