health

Dr. Mohamed Abu Lehya in Gaza. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwan
09 September 2015
Thousands of patients who visit UNRWA health clinics each year are benefiting from better quality health care thanks to donors such as the United States
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UNRWA medical staff examine a baby in Yalda, 3 September 2015. © 2015 UNRWA Photo
04 September 2015
UNRWA conducted humanitarian operations in Yalda today, providing vital healthcare to civilians displaced from Yarmouk and host communities.
Emergency Reports
An UNRWA doctor examines a baby in Yalda ©UNRWA 2015
02 September 2015
UNRWA conducted humanitarian operations in Yalda today, providing vital healthcare to civilians displaced from Yarmouk and host communities.
Emergency Reports
An UNRWA doctor examines a young child in Yalda, 27 August, 2015 ©UNRWA
27 August 2015
UNRWA conducted humanitarian operations in Yalda today, providing vital healthcare to civilians displaced from Yarmouk and the host communities. In late July, 2015, UNRWA received credible reports of an outbreak of typhoid in Yarmouk and its surrounding areas, threatening the lives and wellbeing of thousands of...
Emergency Reports
An UNRWA doctor examines a young child in Yalda, August, 2015 ©UNRWA
25 August 2015
UNRWA conducted humanitarian operations in Yalda today, providing vital healthcare to civilians displaced from Yarmouk and host communities. In late July, 2015, UNRWA received credible reports of an outbreak of typhoid in Yarmouk and its surrounding areas, threatening the lives and wellbeing of thousands of civilians.
Emergency Reports
20 August 2015
The Bizkaia Regional Government has pledged a contribution of EUR 119,997 to the UNRWA Syria Crisis Response that will go towards the provision of hygiene and baby kits for Palestine refugee families in Syria. Since the Syrian conflict began in 2011, the violence has escalated and continues to have a severe impact on...
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UNRWA doctor examines a child in Yalda, Damascus; August 2015. © 2015 UNRWA Photo
20 August 2015
UNRWA conducted its second humanitarian mission to Yalda today to provide life-saving healthcare consultations to civilians, as well as WASH supplies. In late July 2015, UNRWA received credible reports of an outbreak of typhoid in Yarmouk, putting the lives and wellbeing of thousands of civilians at greater risk, as...
Emergency Reports
© 2014 UNRWA Photo
19 August 2015
On Tuesday, UNRWA conducted its first humanitarian mission to Yalda, since access to the area was suspended on June 8th 2015. Amidst reports of a typhoid outbreak in the Yarmouk region, with at least tens of cases credibly reported in Yarmouk, Yalda, Babila and Beit Sahem, UNRWA was authorized to provide limited...
Emergency Reports
18 August 2015
The Navarra Regional Government has donated EUR 85,000 to UNRWA, which will support one mobile clinic for approximately three months in 2015. The right to health care is widely recognized by the international community, and these funds are crucial in guaranteeing that the most vulnerable Palestine refugees will have...
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Palestine refugee girl being examined by a doctor at an UNRWA clinic in Rafah, Gaza Strip. © 2012 UNRWA Photo

Increasing mortality rates among Gaza newborns

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2015
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For the first time in five decades, mortality rates have increased among Palestine refugee newborns in Gaza.

© van den Berg et al, PLoS ONE 2015