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Volume 2024, Issue 1
  • EISSN: 2220-2749

Abstract

The Gaza Strip, a small territory home to 2.2 million, faces an escalating healthcare crisis amidst the ongoing conflict and severe socio-economic challenges previously. This review sheds light on the current cardiovascular health situation in Gaza, emphasizing the impact of stress, hypertension, myocardial infarction, and cardiomyopathy. The dire state of healthcare infrastructure, limited access to medical care, and disruption of essential services, particularly in the northern region, exacerbate the crisis. Stress hormones, which are elevated by chronic conflict, further contribute to cardiovascular risks. The prevalence of hypertension and cardiovascular disease is alarming, with inadequate access to medications and healthcare resources. Urgent international intervention is crucial to address immediate healthcare needs, provide medication, and ensure the well-being of the population of Gaza.

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