Emergency doctor Tarek Loubani says health system destroyed by war and virus.
Occupier is obligated to ensure public health and hygiene.
Will Israeli settlers get privileged access to German-supplied vaccine?
After collapse of coordination and little chance of getting Israeli permission to seek treatment outside Gaza, some are just waiting to die.
Reading Time: 7 minutesIncreases in post-surgery infections. More patients slipping and falling. Failure to prevent or rescue patients from avoidable complications. Failure to resuscitate patients suffering adverse events. Unnecessary deaths.
It is two years since an Israeli sniper shot dead the volunteer medic in Gaza.
Palestinians experience unequal access to health care.
Reading Time: 4 minutesOPINIONOne of life’s more sublime pleasures is the sight of a zealous ideologue being hoist with the petard of his own convictions, something Rep. Ted Yoho experienced last week.
Reading Time: 5 minutesThe latest assault on the Affordable Care Act seemed to advance a bit this month when the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit heard oral arguments in a suit backed by 20 largely red states hoping the courts will do what Congress so far has not: annul the law.
Ensuring that all Americans have access to healthcare will be one of the most important issues in the Democratic presidential primary and the 2020 election. It is unlikely that a Democrat without a viable plan can win the nomination. While some candidates are looking toward European countries for inspiration, an answer to the uninsured crisis may be found much closer to home.
The huge number of injuries Israel inflicted on unarmed protesters brought Gaza’s health service to its knees.
Depending on its successes and failures, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is used by both parties as an example that “their” way is right. When things are going well, Democrats point to it as a successful healthcare program run by the government. When things are going poorly, Republicans claim the VA shows Washington bureaucrats mismanaging taxpayer money. Still, unless embroiled in scandal, the VA is generally not one of those government programs that are in the spotlight of US politics.
The struggle for Palestinian liberation is support for the emancipation of women.
In 2017 Israel imposed new restrictions exacerbating a humanitarian catastrophe in blockaded territory.
A popular myth perpetuated about the US healthcare system is that it is “the best in the world” and the “envy” of other nations. The people saying these things are absolutely right. The US healthcare system is the best … for the richest of the rich, pharmaceutical companies, specialist doctors and the insurance industry. And it is the envy of other nations … but only impoverished countries such as Sudan, Haiti and Syria.
Republicans spent the first half of this year trying to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Their efforts were stymied in part by Congressional Budget Office (CBO) projections showing that all of their proposals would result in millions of additional Americans being uninsured and a sharp reduction in Medicaid funding.
Israel still holding Gaza reconstruction hostage to political demands.
Jon Ossoff and Karen Handel squared off in Georgia, but not over Palestinian rights.
Blackouts force delays on vital operations.
Contrary to army propaganda, critically ill patients seeking medical care outside Gaza face tighter restriction than ever.
[ PIC 31/08/2014 - 02:25 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The Israeli prison authority has been holding disabled Palestinian detainee Shadi Daraghma, who is confined to a wheelchair, in al-Mascoubiya detention center for 24 uninterrupted days, denying him the right to lawyer visits and to urgent medical check-ups , the Palestinian Prisoner Society revealed on Sunday.