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MAP joins 57 NGOs welcoming proposed aid air drops in Syria

MAP joins 57 NGOs welcoming proposed aid air drops in Syria

27 May 2016

Medical Aid for Palestinians has joined with 57 international NGOs welcoming the proposal to conduct humanitarian aid air ...

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How the blockade and closure of Gaza affects breast cancer care

How the blockade and closure of Gaza affects breast cancer care

25 May 2016

Last week, breast cancer surgeon and UK MP Dr Philippa Whitford wrote in the Guardian about the obstacles to effective breast ...

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“Are you sure you are operating on the right patient?”

“Are you sure you are operating on the right patient?”

25 May 2016

Surgical services are an essential part of healthcare. Worldwide and in Palestine especially, traumatic injuries caused by home ...

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Palestinians around the world mark 68 years of the Nakba

Palestinians around the world mark 68 years of the Nakba

20 May 2016

Palestinians, and supporters of the Palestinian cause worldwide, marked the 1948 Nakba, ‘catastrophe’ in Arabic, last ...

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Israeli demolitions displace 49 in Bedouin community visited by UK MPs

Israeli demolitions displace 49 in Bedouin community visited by UK MPs

18 May 2016

On Monday, Israeli security forces demolished a number homes in Jabal al Baba, a Bedouin community in Area C of the West Bank, ...

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First Impressions – Meeting Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon

First Impressions – Meeting Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon

13 May 2016

Jaipreet Kaur, MAP Development Officer Last month I was fortunate enough to visit Lebanon to visit and assess the projects ...

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Clean hands save lives in Gaza

Clean hands save lives in Gaza

6 May 2016

Each year, the World Health Organisation runs a global campaign to promote the importance of hygiene to patient safety among ...

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Safeguarding Health in Conflict coalition welcomes UN resolution condemning attacks on healthcare

Safeguarding Health in Conflict coalition welcomes UN resolution condemning attacks on healthcare

3 May 2016

MAP joined the Safeguarding Health in Conflict (SHC) coalition last year, as part of our campaign calling ...

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NGOs and faith groups to Obama & Putin: Hope is crumbling on your watch, save Syria’s ceasefire

NGOs and faith groups to Obama & Putin: Hope is crumbling on your watch, save Syria’s ceasefire

3 May 2016

In response to the escalating violence in Syria, more than 80 faith groups and NGOs - including Medical Aid for Palestinians - ...

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Dr Philippa Whitford meets breast cancer survivors at MAP-supported clinic in Gaza

Dr Philippa Whitford meets breast cancer survivors at MAP-supported clinic in Gaza

27 April 2016

Earlier this month, breast cancer surgeon and UK Member of Parliament Dr Philippa Whitford MP returned to Gaza for the first time ...

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