U.N. Palestinian Relief Agency Warns Of Health Care Crisis In Gaza

U.N. News: Poverty compounding health challenges for Palestine refugees — U.N. agency
“Non-communicable diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, cancer, and smoking-related ailments, account for the majority of the chronic health problems confronting Palestine refugees across the Middle East, a new report by the United Nations agency which supports them, has found…” (5/22).

Xinhua News: U.N. agency urges for saving health system in Gaza
“… ‘This morning I’m sending out an emergency call to help save Gaza’s health system,’ Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) Pierre Krahenbuhl told reporters in Gaza. He said Gaza is facing a major human and health care disaster due to the high numbers of injured Palestinians by Israeli fire during the rallies known as the ‘Great March of Return’…” (5/22).

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