Palestinians face health risks due to micronutrient deficiencies – Reports by a national survey

Micronutrient deficits among Palestinians can have serious effects on health as well as social & economic evolution. Research by the World Bank has revealed constraints in the fight against micronutrient shortages. To enhance the populace’s micronutrient level, multi-sectoral & innovative approaches are required. The Palestinian population’s poor nutritional status is...

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Lack of medicine in Palestine is a major concern: Health Minister

According to Palestinian Health Minister Mai al-Kaila, Israeli action and economic restraints have contributed to a medicine shortage in Palestinian territory. During a presentation in Ramallah attended by officials from the United Nations, the United States, the European Union, and the World Bank, Al-Kaila examined the situation of health care...

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Farmers alarmed over foot-and-mouth outbreak in Palestine

Farmers in Palestine have criticized the Palestinian Authority for discontinuing a vaccination program that has proven crucial in protecting animals from an endemic disease. An outbreak of the foot-and-mouth disease in the West Bank earlier this year killed tens of thousands of sheep and nearly bankrupted Palestinian farmers living under...

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