The Ministry of Health launched (CT and MRI) imaging program to ease the burden on citizens in the Gaza Strip by reducing waiting lists for (CT scan and MRI) by working outside the official working hours for the non-emergency cases.

Director of Radiology and Radiation Monitoring Department at the Ministry of Health, Ibrahim Abbas, explained that the Ministry of Health has taken this action to reduce the long waiting lists by running CT scans and MRI in hospitals for additional periods of time during the morning and evening shifts,  on Saturday, which is based on patients desire.