Occupied Palestinian Territory

From 10th to 21st of May 2021, Israeli airstrikes and shelling on the Gaza Strip killed 256 people, including 66 children. Around 2,000 Palestinians were injured during the bombing, including over 600 children and 400 women, some of whom sustained injuries resulting in long-term disability such as...

The fighting between the Israeli military and Palestinian armed groups, principally Hamas, broke out once again after weeks of tensions in occupied East Jerusalem, which has been illegally annexed by Israel. 

In the wake of violence in Jerusalem that left hundreds of Palestinians, including children, with injuries, Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders (MSF) finds the use of force by Israeli police unacceptable and raises the alarm on the devastating impact of any escalation in the Gaza...
On Monday 10 May, Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders (MSF) started supporting the Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) in Jerusalem to assess and stabilize hundreds of Palestinians injured by the Israeli police. “We spent a whole day treating Palestinians, including children,...
Some communities in Hebron 'Area C' face challenges accessing basic healthcare due to administrative restrictions and lack of transportation. Women are particularly affected. More than half of the West Bank is under Area C designation, meaning it is under direct Israeli civil and military control,...
Dr. Jennifer Tong
Orthopaedic surgeon
Hong Kong
 
The huge numbers of patients with complex and serious gunshot wounds are overwhelming the healthcare system in Gaza, leaving thousands in danger of infection and disability. A slow-motion healthcare emergency is unfolding in Gaza as the cumulative needs of patients shot by the Israeli army and...
Since the start of the “March of Return” movement from 1st of April, MSF teams in Gaza have provided treatment and post-operative care to people injured by gunshots during the demonstrations. Deadly clashes has happened in Gaza strip today. As teams from Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) treat people...
Since 1st of April, MSF teams in Gaza have provided post-operative care to more than 500 people injured by gunshots during the March of Return demonstrations. The number of patients treated in our clinics over the last three weeks is more than the number we treated throughout all of 2014, when...
Since the start of the “March of Return” movement, hundreds of severely wounded patients have flocked to MSF’s three medical clinics in Gaza. The patients are mainly young men, in their twenties. They describe their desperation, the impossibility of finding a job, the extreme poverty, the feeling...
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