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Volume 2023, Issue 2
  • EISSN: 2220-2749

Abstract

This editorial addresses the tragic collapse of Gaza’s health system resulting from the recent conflict between Israel and Palestine. The deliberate targeting of healthcare facilities, atrocities committed by the Israeli army, and the dire humanitarian crisis have led to catastrophic conditions. The toll includes over 20,000 dead, 1.9 million displaced, and countless injuries, with healthcare facilities operating beyond capacity. The health system’s collapse necessitates patient transfer to other countries. International law violations are noted, especially the deliberate targeting of health facilities. The editorial emphasizes the urgent need for the international community’s intervention, calling for an immediate ceasefire, protection of health workers, and accountability for potential war crimes. The ultimate goal is to uphold human rights, protect civilians, and rebuild Gaza’s health infrastructure for lasting stability.

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