Health in Israeli occupied territories

BMJ 1994; 308 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.308.6921.137a (Published 08 January 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:137
  1. R Mazali
  1. Association of Israeli-Palestinian Physicians for Human Rights, PO Box 10235, Tel-Aviv 61101, Israel

    EDITOR, - The Association of Israeli-Palestinian Physicians for Human Rights cannot support the sanguine picture of health services in Gaza painted by M Shani and T H Tulchinsky.1 We regularly see avoidable medical tragedies arising out of major deficiencies in the health care provided and because the concerns of military occupation are placed above the needs of even critically ill patients.

    The authors state that all health services are free for small children up to the age of 3 in Gaza and the West Bank and that treatment is provided in …

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