After discovering a soft tissue mass in her left leg in 2003, Fatmah was scheduled for surgery after surgery. But with a shortage of local expertise to treat her condition, and her family living in poverty, her health care options were limited.
On their Christmas vacation in 2009, Robin and Magdalena Kincaid took their three small children on a family trip to Bethlehem. Crossing the checkpoint to and from Jerusalem, they were surprised at the delays faced by ambulances.
Ahmed Al-Jadbah is an ear, nose, and throat specialist who has been working at Gaza’s Al-Shifa Hospital for the past 12 years. During that time, he has successfully restored the speaking abilities of two patients.