The burden of war-injury in the Palestinian health care sector in Gaza Strip - Mosleh M, Dalal K, Aljeesh Y, Svanstr öm L.

BACKGROUND: War-related injury is a major public health concern, and a leading cause of mortality, morbidity, and disability globally, particularly in low and middle-income countries such as Palestine. Little is known about the burden of war-related injury...
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