PCHR is Concerned that Health Sector Would Collapse Due to Shortage of Medicines in the Gaza Strip Hospitals


Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, January 2, 2018

The Palestinian Center for  Human Rights (PCHR) is deeply concerned over the severe lack of medicines and medical consumables in the Gaza Strip Hospitals. PCHR warns that  conditions of the Gaza Strip patients would deteriorate due to the shortage of medicine and periodic medications, which are not available in the Gaza healthcare facilities. PCHR also calls upon the Ministry of Health in Ramallah to guarantee the free and secure flow of all consignments of medicines and needed medical supplies for the health facilities in the Gaza Strip.

According to PCHR’s follow-up, on Monday, 01 January 2018, the Ministry of Health in Gaza City warned of the dangers of continued lack of medicine and medical disposables on the general health situation in the Gaza Strip, including stoppage of all surgeries and medical services in the coming days in the Gaza Strip hospitals…