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Occupied Palestinian territory

Country profile [pdf 107kb]
July 2006

WHO Office for the West Bank & Gaza

Web site

WHO statement on the situation in Gaza - 3 March 2008
Full text [pdf 18kb]

Situation reports

Health Situation in Gaza [pdf 140kb]
3 March 2008 | Archives |

Nutrition information in Crisis Situations
May 2007 [pdf 971kb]

Beit Lahia waste water treatment plant floods 27 March 2007
3 April 2007 [pdf 141kb] | Archives

Health sector surveillance indicators
15 March 2007 [pdf 196kb] | Archives

Appeal documents

Compendium of CAP and Other Appeals: Health 2008
10 December 2007 [pdf 120kb] | Archives

More information on the occupied Palestinian territory

- Web site of the Regional Office of the Eastern Mediterranean

- Healthinforum

- Bridges: The Israeli-Palestinian public health magazine
This magazine is written, edited, produced and managed jointly by Palestinian and Israeli academics and health professionals under the sponsorship of WHO.

- HealthNet TPO Programme for Gaza

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Global food security crisis
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Fifth Public Health Pre-Deployment Course (PHPD5)
Ottawa, Canada
16-29 November 2008
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Analysing Disrupted Health Systems in Countries in Crisis
Hammamet, Tunisia
20 October - 1 November 2008
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WHO's Emergency and Humanitarian Action review
10 October 2008, Zanzibar, Tanzania--WHO humanitarian experts from throughout Africa have met here to decide on how best to respond to ongoing and future health emergencies, such as disease outbreaks, flooding and malnutrition.
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Hospitals Safe from Disasters
8 October 2008-- The price we pay for the failure of hospitals or health facilities due to disasters is too high. Recognising this, the UN system is using the annual International Day for Disaster Reduction to advocate for "Hospitals Safe from Disasters."
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Mechanisms for the review, analysis, interpretation and validation of health and nutrition information in crises.
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- HAC structure at headquarters [pdf 70kb]