Dr. Abu Al-Rish receives the UN Deputy Special Coordinator for Humanitarian Affairs in the Occupied Palestinian Territories
Deputy Ministry of Health, Dr. Yousef Abu Al-Rish met with Ms. Lynn Hastings, Deputy Special Coordinator for Humanitarian Affairs of the United Nations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, at the start of her duties.
Dr. Abu Al-Rish briefed her on the humanitarian and health situation in the Gaza Strip and the difficult repercussions of the Israeli blockade imposed on Gaza, especially the health system, which was directly affected, as Dr. Abu Al-Rish said.
In addition to the efforts made by the Ministry of Health to confront the Covid-19 pandemic and the epidemic situation in Gaza.
Where Dr. Abu Al-Rish wished Mrs. Hastings success in her work and continued joint cooperation to improve the humanitarian and health situation in the sector.
In her turn, Ms. Lynn Hastings expressed her hope that the coming period will witness more advanced developments to the infrastructure in the health system to enable it to provide basic services.