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Volume 2024, Issue 1
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Abstract

The ongoing conflict in Gaza has resulted in unfortunate and tragic events. The escalation of the war, along with the massive shortage of essential medications and limited staff members, has worsened the already exhausted healthcare system and significantly impacted healthcare delivery and accessibility. An in-depth look into the current situation raises concerns about an urgent health catastrophe affecting the whole population. Various independent agencies have reported unprecedented increases in women’s, maternal, and children’s mortality and morbidity with the persistence of the conflict. Furthermore, poor sanitation and water accessibility have resulted in increased diarrheal and other infectious illnesses. Additionally, the psychological and mental implications of war are probably underemphasized and unrecognized, which would persist even after the conflict resolution. The academic community has a moral responsibility to conduct inquiries, impart knowledge, and provide training while also advocating for peace and humanitarian aid. Internationally recognized organizations, including the United Nations, have a pivotal role in delivering healthcare and essential humanitarian supplies to stabilize environmental and health consequences in Gaza, alleviate detrimental health issues, and prevent further deterioration.

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