PCHR and PMRS Joint Conference on: “Gaza Strip’s Health Sector from a Human Rights Perspective”


Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, November 28, 2019

The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) and the Palestinian Medical Relief Society (PMRS) held a joint conference on Wednesday, 27 November 2019 on “Gaza Strip’s Health Sector from a Human Rights Perspective.” The conference was attended by specialists from the Ministry of Health (MOH), and other international and local non-governmental organizations working on health.

The conference was executed under the joint project between PCHR and PMRS to promote, respect and fulfil the right to the highest attainable standard of health in the Gaza Strip.  The project is funded by the European Union (EU) and continues for 3 years; it aims to improve access to health care services, legal counselling and legal assistance for a number of Palestinian patients; to mainstream the international human rights and humanitarian law, particularly the right to health, by building the capacities of national and international NGOs working in the health sector; and to promote improved monitoring, documenting and reporting of violations of the right to health…