Dr. Yousef Abu Al-Rish praised the efforts made by Médecins du Monde- France

Palestinian Deputy Minister of Health Dr. Yousef Abu Al-Rish praised the efforts made by Médecins du Monde- France in treating and following-up of the Great March of Return wounded, along with the other organizations supporting health facilities in the Gaza Strip.
Following a meeting between Dr. Abu AlRish, and a delegation representative president of the organization Dr. Philippe Bouton to inform him about the difficult conditions in the health facilities as a result of the siege imposed on Gaza by the Israeli occupation for more than 12 years.
Dr. Abu Al-Rish pointed to the suffering of the Palestinian patients due to the absence of their own medicines because of the siege which caused highly rats of poverty among the Palestinian citizens, and this resulted in undernutrition among pregnant women and children, were the rate of anemic patients has reached almost 60 percent.
The two sides also discussed the possibility of Developing contingency plans and training of personnel, as well as ways of developing a number of primary medical care facilities and equipping them as emergency points, thereby contributing to the mitigation of burden.