WHO Appeals for US$ 40 for Gaza Hospitals


JERUSALEM, September 7, 2014 (WAFA) – “The World Health Organization (WHO) appeals for US$ 40 million for medicines and medical supplies for the Ministry of Health in Gaza has achieved a response rate of 45%, considering both medical supplies delivered and those in the pipeline, as reported by the Ministry of Health up to September 3,” said the World Health Organization in a press release Sunday.

“In addition, the UN Gaza Appeal which was launched during the emergency and was updated following the ceasefire, requests US$ 23.5 million for health sector intervention to be implemented by UN agencies, including US$ 8.1 million for WHO, and by non-governmental organizations to support health services in Gaza in the recovery period,” added the statement.

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Source: WAFA