patients in the Gaza Strip  continue to  suffer from the medical crisis  every few months. Most of the times patients get  half the  amount of  drugs prescribed by the doctors monthly from health centers in Gaza.

Patients suffering from chronic diseases are among the most affected by the drug crisis, forcing them  to search for medicines in private pharmacies, since a large number of citizens suffer from poor financial conditions.

Dr. Ahed Samour Director  of Al- Remal primary health care center stated  that the Ministry of Health with lack of  medicines, especially chronic patient’s medications , which is a crisis almost permanent, because not only the un availability, but also the basic list of medicines need to be updated,  and medications to its list since 2013. where the deficit percentage reached the rate of 52%. Meanwhile , Dr. Haya Nabulsi head of pharmacy at the center explained that the quantities of medication that reach the pharmacy are limited .