Palestinian healthcare paralysed by Israeli separation wall

Posted on July 9, 2010


Al Jazeera English | July 09, 2010

Palestinians in the West Bank are not allowed into Israel for treatment unless they have a permit.

The process of getting one is lengthy and complex. With males often denied permits on security grounds.

The UN office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and the World Health Organisation has issued a report expressing grave concern about Palestinians’ access to healthcare due to the barrier.

Nisreen El-Shamayleh reports from the West bank on the healthcare implications of the wall.

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