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Israelis and Palestinians collaborate over health care

BMJ 2000; 321 doi: (Published 19 August 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:469
  1. Judy Siegel-Itzkovich
  1. Jerusalem

    After hopes for an Israeli-Palestinian reconciliation at Camp David receded yet again last month, evidence of quiet cooperation between the two sides in health care brought some grounds for optimism.

    Whereas Palestinian and Israeli political leaders may not yet be able to agree about sovereignty, territory, and security, health professionals are collaborating effectively to prevent and treat disease on both sides of the border, a study has shown.

    The report, produced by experts at Al-Quds University, a …

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