Breaching the bridge: an investigation into doctor-patient miscommunication as a significant factor in the violence against healthcare workers in Palestine - Saeedi M, Al-Othman N, Rabayaa M.
BACKGROUND: Workplace violence is a common issue worldwide that strikes all professions, and healthcare is one of the most susceptible ones. Verbal and nonverbal miscommunications between healthcare workers and patients are major inducers for violent attac... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Heavy gun battle in Jenin between Israeli troops, attackers; 6 Palestinians hurt
Israel Police says counterterrorism troops came under 'massive fire' during overnight West Bank arrest operations; 1 Palestinian in... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gun battle between IDF and Palestinians in Jenin, 6 Palestinians injured
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Israel to give work permits to 16,000 more Palestinians in bid to strengthen PA
Around 122,000 Palestinians currently work legally in Israel and the settlements, and their incomes are important to a PA economy that... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Israel-Gaza conflict: Apparent war crimes committed, says rights group
Human Rights Watch accuses Israel and Palestinian militants of unlawful attacks in May's conflict. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

IDF strikes Gaza after incendiary balloons spark fires in south
Army says warplanes hit Hamas terror group base located next to school after first suspected arson attacks in weeks; Palestinian media... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ben & Jerry's West Bank ice cream ban becomes a hot topic in Israel
Officials slammed the ice cream maker's announcement that it is going to stop selling in the Israeli-occupied Palestinian territory. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Egypt: Egyptian Red Crescent Sends 4th Urgent Aid to Palestinians
[Egypt Online] The Egyptian Red Crescent Society has offered a fourth batch of urgent medical and humanitarian supplies to the Palestinian people, Minister of Social Solidarity Nivine el Qabbag announced on Monday19/7/2021. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 20, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Status symmetry effect: the association of exposure and PTS in Israel-Palestine and Northern Ireland - Hirsch-Hoefler S, Vashdi DR, Lowe RD, Muldoon O, Hobfoll SE, Canetti D.
A multi-national sample was used to investigate mechanisms that were hypothesized to moderate the relationship between exposure to political violence and symptoms of posttraumatic stress (PTS). We hypothesized that a) the phase of the conflict and b) the s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

UNISON urges the government to restore aid budget
UNISON is urging the UK government to restore its aid commitment, as the Westminster parliament prepares to vote on whether it should continue with its plan to cut the aid budget from 0.7% to 0.5% percent of the UK’s income. General secretary Christina McAnea said: “The last 18 months have once again demonstrated the essential role of quality public services in saving lives, protecting against COVID-19 and future pandemics and tackling inequality. “If this government is serious about addressing the global pandemic they should show some leadership and invest more, not less, in essential public se...
Source: UNISON Health care news - July 13, 2021 Category: UK Health Authors: Janey Starling Tags: Article News international Source Type: news

Perceptions of health-care professionals about quality of care and barriers to management of war injuries in Gaza Strip: a qualitative analysis - Mosleh M, Al Jeesh Y, Dalal K, Carlerby H, Viitasara E.
BACKGROUND: War-related injury is a growing clinical and public health concern in occupied Palestinian territory, especially in the Gaza Strip. However, little research has been done into the quality of care and management of war injuries in public hospita... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Life conditions and quality of life of Palestinians living in the Biddu Enclave: a qualitative study - Nasr S, Heneiti A, Hammoudeh W.
BACKGROUND: Palestinians have been exposed to long-term violence, displacement, and conflict since the 1940s. Continued expropriation and fragmentation of the region has affected people's quality of life. The Biddu Enclave communities, located northwest of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Emergency response of the UNRWA health programme to Great March of Return injuries: a descriptive analytic study in Gaza - Al Najjar S, Al Shaer T, Hamad K, Al Kahlout M, Mughari H, Al Jadba G.
BACKGROUND: The United Nations Relief and Work Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) is one of the main health-care providers in the Gaza Strip. It provides primary health services to approximately 1 ·3 million Palestine refugees, comprising approximately ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Spatial agency among children living in the Dheisheh refugee camp in the West Bank: a qualitative investigation of space and place as risk and protection factors from political and military violence - Cavazzoni F, Kittaneh H, Veronese G.
In this study, Palestinian children were considered active agents in their lives, both affecting and being affected ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Israel looks to renew law that keeps out Palestinian spouses
Israel's parliament is set to vote Monday on whether to renew a temporary law first enacted in 2003 that bars Arab citizens of Israel... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prolonged exposure to violence: psychiatric symptoms and suicide risk among college students in the Palestinian territory - Hamdan S, Hallaq E.
OBJECTIVE: Little is known about the risk for suicide in those exposed to prolonged political and domestic violence. Thus, this study aims to explore suicidal ideation and attempts in a community sample of Palestinian students and identify the extent to wh... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Intersectionality and femicide: Palestinian women's experiences with the murders of their beloved female relatives - Daher-Nashif S.
This article examines how the intersectionality between political, socio-cultural, and demographic factors influences femicide events and women's experiences in Gaza. Based on the testimonies of 13 female first-degree relatives of murdered women and 7 prof... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Education Cannot Wait for Refugee Children in Crisis, says Yasmine Sherif
Yasmine Sherif in Lebanon with Palestine refugee children. Credit: Education Cannot Wait (ECW)By Nayema NusratNEW YORK, Jun 19 2021 (IPS) With financing, the number of out-of-school refuges could be reduced to zero, Yasmine Sherif, Director of Education Cannot Wait (ECW) says, as the world commemorates World Refugee Day. In a wide-ranging exclusive interview with IPS in New York, Sherif shared her vision for a world where dignity and the right to believe in better prospects are returned child refugees – something, she says, can be delivered through education. “When you sit down and listen to young refugees in ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Nayema Nusrat Tags: Aid Armed Conflicts Climate Change Education Education Cannot Wait. Future of Education is here Gender Violence Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Migration & Refugees TerraViva United Nations Trade & I Source Type: news

Israel Says it Sent 'Completely Normal' Vaccines to Palestinians
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Israel to send 1M coronavirus vaccine doses to Palestinians
The Palestinian Authority is calling off an agreement whereby Israel would transfer 1 million doses of coronavirus vaccines to it in exchange for a similar number later this year (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

International solidarity is key to opposing authoritarian regimes
UNISON general secretary Christina McAnea was joined by an all-female panel of trade unionists at the special delegate conference’s international rally which, for the first time, took place online. Delegates heard harrowing accounts of the threats faced by those challenging the legitimacy of authoritarian regimes, and leaders using the COVID-19 crisis as cover to tighten their grip on power. Ms McAnea opened the rally by providing a sobering overview of the oppression and violence meted out to trade unionists and vulnerable communities around the world in the wake of the pandemic – from Israel’s bombardme...
Source: UNISON Health care news - June 18, 2021 Category: UK Health Authors: Martin Cullen Tags: Article News 2021 virtual special national delegate conference international Source Type: news

Covid: Israel to send one million vaccines to Palestinians in swap deal
Under the deal, the Palestinians will give Israel a reciprocal number of doses later in the year. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Israeli military: Palestinian shot and killed after trying to ram car into group of soldiers
The Israeli military on Wednesday shot and killed a Palestinian woman who it said tried to ram her car into a group of soldiers guarding... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Israel-Hamas Tensions High as Gaza Militants Launch More Flaming Balloons
Palestinian militants in Gaza launched more flaming balloons into Israel on Wednesday, as a new round of violence between Israel and... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biden congratulates Israel ’s incoming PM Naftali Bennett, vows support for 'Israelis, Palestinians'
President Joe Biden on Sunday congratulated Israel’s incoming Prime Minister Naftali Bennett after Israel’s parliament voted to approve... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Palestinian teenager shot dead in clash at protest
The Israeli army said there was a riot at Beita, near Nablus, and soldiers' lives were in danger. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Palestinian Family Forced to Demolish Own Home in Jerusalem
International Middle East Media Center (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Israel closes case of prison officers filmed beating Palestinians: Only four of 10 officers questioned, and none arrested after March...
Only four of 10 officers questioned, and none arrested, after March 2019 incident at Ketziot Prison, Haaretz reports. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Demolishing Palestinian homes for an Israeli religious theme park
More than 100 buildings housing 1,500 people in the al-Bustan area of Silwan in occupied East Jerusalem face demolition. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Preventing Hunger While Building Peace
Agroecology can fight malnutrition, curb conflict AND build community self reliance and resilience–in hunger hotspots and beyondBy Daniel Moss and Amrita GuptaBOSTON / NEW YORK, Jun 11 2021 (IPS) Acute hunger is expected to soar in over 20 countries in the next few months, warns a recent report on global “hunger hotspots” from the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP). An estimated 34 million people are “one step away from starvation”, pushed to the brink by climate shocks, conflict, and the Covid-19 pandemic. Daniel MossThe food aid industry is...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Daniel Moss and Amrita Gupta Tags: Armed Conflicts Biodiversity Climate Change Environment Food & Agriculture Food Security and Nutrition Food Sustainability Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Natural Resources Peace Poverty & SDGs T Source Type: news

Amnesty raises alarm as Israel shuts Palestinian health provider
Union of Health Workers Committee closure will have ‘catastrophic consequences’ on Palestinian healthcare, group says. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Children among those allegedly terrorised in Nazareth police ’torture room’
Documents detail alleged torture of Palestinian citizens in Israel at a Nazareth police station in a so-called 'torture room' (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Settlers raze more land in West Bank as Israel intensifies Judaization drive in Palestinian territories
Israeli settlers raze a historic neighborhood near Ibrahimi Mosque in the occupied West Bank city of al-Khalil. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Facebook blames technical bug after pro-Palestinian posts see reduced engagement
With social media posts vanishing and story reach dropping off a cliff, some Palestinian supporters say they think Facebook is... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘Unfathomable’: Activists renew call to end US aid to Israel
Palestinian rights advocates in US condemn reports Israel plans to request additional $1bn in military aid. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Palestinian support for Hamas surges after its confrontation with Israel
The militant group™s popularity in the West Bank, where its rival governs, threatens U.S. plans. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Palestinian Red Crescent said 23 runners were injured when Israeli police fired tear gas and stun grenades at an activist-organised...
At least 23 hurt as Israeli police attack run in support of Palestinians facing forced expulsion in East Jerusalem. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

White House Lists Countries Getting First Batch of Extra COVID Vaccines
FRIDAY, June 4, 2021 -- An initial 25 million doses of coronavirus vaccines will be sent out this month to a " wide range of countries " in Latin America, the Caribbean, Southeast Asia and Africa, along with the Palestinian territories, war-ravaged... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 4, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Egypt sends building equipment to begin Gaza reconstruction
Egypt has sent a convoy of engineers and building equipment to Gaza to begin reconstruction in the Palestinian enclave after the recent... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Few Israelis wanted a leader to the right of Netanyahu. Naftali Bennett is set to oust his old boss anyway
If Naftali Bennett becomes Israel's leader, he will carry into office a history of incendiary remarks about Palestinians and a... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WHO says nearly 200,000 Palestinians need health aid after Gaza conflict
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

No Respite: Annual Report Documents Violence Against Health Care in Conflict
This report is a clear indictment that the global effort to protect our health care workers on the front lines of care in conflict zones is falling far short, " International Council of Nurses CEO Howard Catton says.  " The violation of health worker rights is both a health and humanitarian crisis. Our nurses, whether in conflict areas or on the global COVID-19 frontline are particularly at risk of violence. International humanitarian law must not only be respected but applied on the ground to protect nurses and other health workers at the heart of our health systems. The World Health Organization ...
Source: IntraHealth International - June 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition Health Workers Source Type: news

No Respite: Violence Against Health Care in Conflict
This report is a clear indictment that the global effort to protect our healthcare workers on the front lines of care in conflict zones is falling far short, " International Council of Nurses CEO Howard Catton says.  " The violation of health worker rights is both a health and humanitarian crisis. Our nurses, whether in conflict areas or on the global COVID-19 frontline are particularly at risk of violence. International humanitarian law must not only be respected but applied on the ground to protect nurses and other health workers at the heart of our health systems. The World Health Organization h...
Source: IntraHealth International - June 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition Health Workers Source Type: news

As Israelis Await Netanyahu ’s Fate, Palestinians Seize a Moment of Unity
Seeing little hope for major change from a new Israeli government, Palestinians are focused on an internal generational shift toward a... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Israeli settler colonialism, "humanitarian warfare," and sexual violence in Palestine - Medien (she/her/hers) K.
In recent years, Israel's military practices have increasingly been described as "humanitarian," entrenching the narrative that the State of Israel is at war with a "hostile" and "terrorist" Palestinian population. Taking the notion of "humanitarian warfar... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 31, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

‘No longer afraid’: Palestinians vow to fight Jerusalem evictions
At least 218 Palestinian households in East Jerusalem have cases against them, putting 970 people at risk of expulsion. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Social media platforms are silencing Palestinian voices
Facebook acknowledged it had inaccurately labelled certain words commonly used by Palestinians online as incitement to violence. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

BBC Investigate Palestinian Reporter Who Said 'Hitler Was Right'
Tala Halawa, a digital journalist at BBC Monitoring since 2017, has deleted her social media accounts after antisemitic tweets were unearthed. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Facebook ’s AI treats Palestinian activists like it treats American Black activists. It blocks them
Social media companies claimed that glitches caused them to mistakenly take down hundreds of Pro-Palestinian accounts. The story goes... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Israel now holding 13 Palestinian journalists, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns Israel ’s misuse of administrative detention to...
Two Palestinian journalists were arrested by Israeli security forces in Jerusalem yesterday and were placed in administrative detention... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news