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May 20, 2012

Occupied Palestine | فلسطين

Update Aug 2, 2012 | Still no vaccines as Israel is preventing entry
تحتجز اللقاحات الواردة لأطفال غزة

May 20, 2012 | by occpal

“Long and Healthy Lives”.  This is the title of a report of the UNRWA “Commemorating  60 years Protecting & Preserving the health of Palestinian Refugees”  (Report, PDF Oct 22, 2009)

60 Years UNRWA commemorates and celebrates a great step forward and reduction of child mortality due to the immunization program. Immunization which, aside of water and sanitation are the two health interventions which have the greatest impact on world’s healthcare.

Yet, about  two million children still die each year from diseases for which are available at low cost  which can be prevented. Vaccines that not only prevent illness but also imminently reduce the risk of death.

Long & Healthy Lives not under an Israeli Siege in Gaza

This morning I received a…

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