Blinken tells Israel: Palestinians should enjoy same rights, freedoms as you do
US secretary of state to Foreign Minister Ashkenazi: 'Israelis and Palestinians should enjoy equal measures of freedom, security,... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Guardian view on the pandemic: a universal crisis is revealing our divisions | Editorial
The UK must tread carefully. While some countries seem to be emerging from the shadows, no one is safe when Covid spreads so freelyThe pandemic has transformed the lives of billions around the globe, but beyond that common experience, it has highlighted and deepened divides rather than closed them. On Tuesday, the International Monetary Fund warned that inequality both within and between countries will not justpersist, but increase this year. It predicted that rich western nations will recover faster than expected from the crisis due to successful vaccine programmes and the ability to increase public spending and borrowing...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 6, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Editorial Tags: Coronavirus Infectious diseases Science Medical research Inequality Vaccines and immunisation Health Society Chile Taiwan China New Zealand Australia news Israel Health policy Source Type: news

Palestinian refugee youth in Jordan: parental practices, neighborhood cohesion and assistance, and adolescent wellbeing - Ahmad I, Smetana J.
In this study, a total of 335 Palestinian refugees (M = 15.5 years, SD = 1.05, 49% males), recruited from four United Nations Relief and Work Agency (UNRWA) schools at the Al-Baqa'a and Jabal Al-Hussein refugee camps in Jordan, rated their neighborhood phy... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Arab Region Counts Cost of Devastating COVID-19 Pandemic
Delegates at the hybrid conference held virtually in Beirut, Lebanon. The conference discussed the impact of COVID-19 the regions’ ICPD25 commitments. Credit: APDABy Cecilia RussellJOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Mar 29 2021 (IPS) More than eight million people moved onto the poverty line in the Arab region, a conference of Arab and Asian parliamentarians heard. The hybrid conference, held simultaneously in Beirut, Lebanon, and via video conferencing to delegates in Asia and the Arab region, was a follow up on earlier discussions on the regions’ ICPD25 Commitments. Dr Luay Shabaneh, Regional Director, UNFPA ASRO, ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Cecilia Russell Tags: Aid Asia-Pacific Development & Aid Economy & Trade Education Gender Gender Violence Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Middle East & North Africa Migration & Refugees Poverty & SDGs Sustainability Asian Po Source Type: news

Israel to displace 1,550 Palestinians to build park in Jerusalem
More than 100 Palestinian homes face demolition and about 1,550 residents, including more than 800 children, will be made homeless at... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Netherlands asks Israel about reported confiscation of Palestinian minister's travel pass
The Netherlands said on Tuesday it had asked Israel to clarify the status of the Palestinian foreign minister after his travel... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Arrival of first wave consignment of COVAX COVID-19 vaccine doses
Ramallah and Gaza City, 22 March 2021 – On 17 March, Palestine received the first shipment of 37 440 doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine and 24 000 doses of the Astra Zeneca COVID-19 vaccine from the COVAX Facility as part of the first wave allocation. These vaccine doses were transferred to the Ministry of Health’s ultra-cold chain and vaccine storage facilities in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip.  Further consignments of COVAX vaccine doses are planned for Palestine to cover 20% of the population – approximately 1 million people. As with the current consignments, these doses are for both the Wes...
Source: WHO EMRO News - March 22, 2021 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

Palestinians expand vaccination campaign after UN shipment
The Palestinian Health Ministry has started administering the first doses of coronavirus vaccines received from the World Health Organization's COVAX program to health care workers and older people in the West Bank and Gaza Strip (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Israel ’s COVID-19 Vaccination Rollout Is Slowing at a Critical Moment. That’s a Warning for the Rest of Us
Now that nearly 60% of Israel’s roughly 9 million residents have gotten at least one shot of a COVID-19 vaccine, the New Jersey-sized Middle Eastern country is offering the rest of the world an enviable glimpse of a future where most people are inoculated against the coronavirus. While it’s still too early to tell the full extent to which vaccination is having an effect there, Israel’s rate of virus-related deaths has dropped faster than global figures since it started vaccinating (see chart below and methodology at bottom). Meanwhile, the latest real-world evidence collected in Israel suggests the Pfizer...
Source: TIME: Health - March 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tara Law Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Biden administration crafting plan to reset U.S. ties with Palestinians: sources
The Biden administration is crafting a plan aimed at resetting U.S. ties with the Palestinians that all but collapsed under former... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Palestinians get 60,000 vaccine doses through WHO program
The Palestinian Authority says it will receive around 60,000 coronavirus vaccine doses over the next 48 hours (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Palestinian children aged 7 to 12 were being manhandled violently by fully armed and masked Israeli soldiers equipped to arrest...
As I was reading an article headlined "Israel says 600 children given Covid jab had no serious side effects", my twitter feed was filled... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Clip of Israeli troops detaining Palestinian kids sparks uproar
Children, stripped of their innocence when playing in the street and picking vegetables, are the latest to be subjected to horror as a... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Winds are shifting': US lawmakers criticise Israel in two rare letters
Dozen House members slam range of Israeli policies, and five senators call on Israel to vaccinate Palestinians in separate letter (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Israel celebrates 5 millionth coronavirus vaccination
Israel’s leaders celebrated the country’s 5 millionth coronavirus vaccination on the same day the government began vaccinating Palestinian laborers who work in the country (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

After delays, Israel starts vaccinating Palestinian workers
Israel has started vaccinating Palestinian laborers who work inside Israel and its West Bank settlements after the immunization drive was beset by delays (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

For the sixth time, Israel razes a disabled Palestinian's home
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Source: Reuters: Health - March 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Israel demolishes house of disabled Palestinian
This was the fourth time Abu Rayala's house has been demolished... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

As Palestinians Clamor for Vaccine, Their Leaders Divert Doses to Favored Few
Amid a debate about Israel’s duty to supply vaccines to Palestinians living under occupation, Palestinian leaders are facing criticism... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ICC opens 'war crimes' investigation in Palestinian territories
Israel rejects the court's decision to probe alleged war crimes, while the Palestinians praise it. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

International Criminal Court opens Israel-Palestine war crimes probe
Israel has fiercely opposed the investigation into potential crimes in the Palestinian territories. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ICC opens investigation into war crimes in Palestinian territories
Inquiry expected to investigate alleged crimes committed by both Israelis and Palestinians (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Palestinian Authority faces criticism over vaccine rollout
The Palestinian Authority’s decision to divert some of its tiny stockpile of coronavirus vaccines to senior officials, soccer players and others has sparked controversy (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

PA admits some of its 1st vaccines went to gov't officials, soccer stars, Jordan
Announcement sparks outrage among Palestinians, who have yet to see a public vaccination campaign; West Bank saw 1,819 new infections on... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Israel demolishes Palestinian family's home in Jerusalem for fourth time
Hatem Hussein Abu Rayaleh's house bulldozed on grounds of lacking building permits, as Israelis step up demolitions in occupied territories (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

China and India to send vaccines to Palestinians
"China has decided to donate COVID-19 vaccines to Palestine," the country's Ambassador Geng Shuang told the UN Security Council during... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Green pass: how are Covid vaccine passports working for Israel?
As hotels and gyms reopen in Israel, governments elsewhere are considering a similar certificate scheme – raising ethical concernsFour key questions on a Covid certification scheme in EnglandCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAs theUK and other governments consider whether to give Covid-vaccinated people certificates that allow entry to bars, hotels, and swimming pools, one country, Israel, has already deployed its “green pass”.The state of 9 million, which has administered jabs to half its population,released an app a week ago that shows whether people have been fully inocu...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 28, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Oliver Holmes and Quique Kierszenbaum in Jerusalem Tags: Israel Coronavirus Vaccines and immunisation Middle East and North Africa Health Palestinian territories Gaza Infectious diseases Science World news Source Type: news

UN calls on Israel to immediately stop demolishing Palestinian homes, buildings in West Bank
The United Nations has called on the Israeli regime to stop its demolition of Palestinian homes in the occupied West Bank. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bernie Sanders Slams Israel for Sending COVID Vaccines Abroad While Palestinians 'Still Waiting'
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Source: Reuters: Health - February 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Israel Gives Vaccine to Far-Off Allies, as Palestinians Wait
The donations will go to nations like the Czech Republic and Honduras that pledged to move diplomats to Jerusalem. Critics say Israel... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Israel demolishes about 90 Palestinian structures, displaces 146 Palestinians in 2 weeks: UN
UN says Israeli authorities have either demolished or confiscated nearly 90 Palestinian structures across the occupied West Bank in less... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Israel destroys Irish aid to Palestinian village
Tents, solar panels and herd shelters smashed as Ireland and EU urged to evolve policy (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Israel destroys Irish aid to Palestinian village community
Tents, solar panels and herd shelters smashed as Ireland and EU urged to evolve policy (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Palestinian president's rival promises vaccines for Gaza
A rival to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says the United Arab Emirates is sending 20,000 doses of the Russian coronavirus vaccine to the Gaza Strip (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Tel Aviv University declares 'Free Palestine' as it's Facebook page is hacked
The Facebook page of Israel's Tel Aviv University was hacked last night with human rights activists using it to call for the rights of... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Palestinians say Israel blocks shipment of vaccines to Gaza
The Palestinian Authority says Israel is preventing it from sending coronavirus vaccines to the Gaza Strip (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Israeli settlers attack Palestinians in their own homes
Terror has prevailed over the West Bank streets and towns as the settlers’ attacks against Palestinians have been on the rise since early 2021. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Israelis unwilling to risk two-state solution, new RAND report
(RAND Corporation) A new RAND Corporation report assesses potential alternative solutions to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict that average Israelis and Palestinians would support. Israelis across the political spectrum prefer the status quo to the two-state solution, and Palestinians are only willing to accept a two-state solution that Israelis will be unable to accept. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 10, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Israelis Unwilling to Risk Two-State Solution; Palestinians Only Interested in Variant that Israelis Cannot Accept
Israelis across the political spectrum prefer the status quo to the two-state solution, and Palestinians are only willing to accept a two-state solution that Israelis will be unable to accept. (Source: RAND)
Source: RAND - February 10, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: RAND Corporation Source Type: news

Israel is shirking its moral and legal responsibility by not vaccinating Palestinians
There is no realistic way to disconnect the two populations – and coronavirus infection does not account for citizenship or legal status. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Palestinian leader's path to elections is fraught with peril
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' call for elections has thrown his political future into peril, forcing... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Risk and resilience factors of postpartum depression in Arab women living in the Palestinian Occupied Territories - Gith E.
The research focuses on postpartum depression (PPD) among modern Arab women living in traditional societies. The purpose of the project is to explore the potential impact of the hitherto unstudied factors of level of modernism/traditionalism and the qualit... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Palestinians give first vaccines after Israel shares supply
The Palestinian Authority has administered its first known coronavirus vaccinations after receiving thousands of doses from Israel (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Israel to give 5,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine to the Palestinians to immunize front-line medical workers
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel has agreed to transfer 5,000 doses of the coronavirus vaccine to the Palestinians to immunize front-line medical... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Israel has voiced concern over US plans to lift sanctions imposed on the International Criminal Court
Israel fears ICC will reopen probe into suspicions of Israeli war crimes against Palestinians in 2014 - Anadolu Agency (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Palestinians on Thursday replanted hundreds of trees in the occupied West Bank, a day after Israel's army uprooted thousands of trees in...
Palestinians replant trees after Israel uproots thousands (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UN calls on Israel to provide Palestinians with coronavirus vaccines
The United Nations has called on the Israeli regime to help ensure Palestinians will receive COVID-19 vaccinations amid the coronavirus pandemic. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

US announces it's renewing relations with Palestinians, seeking 2-state solution
Biden Administration to reopen Palestinian diplomatic offices and restore aid, reversing Trump policies, acting envoy Richard Mills... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biden administration pushes forward with two state solution with Israel, Palestine
President Biden has taken steps to reverse Trump-era policies in the Middle East by throwing the administration’s support behind finding... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news