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Power outages, restrictions on movement and imports bringing Gaza health sector ‘to its knees’, warns WHO

Monday, July 17, 2017
Electricity cuts and continued shortages of medicines and medical supplies in the Gaza Strip are severely restricting the access of 2 million people to critical medical care, the WHO has warned. At least 30 hospitals, 70 primary health care centres and a blood blank are at risk of full or partial closure due to continued power outages and not enough fuel or spare parts for back-up generators.

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