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Health Cluster Bulletin, oPt, July - September 2022

Highlights

  • In the third quarter there were about 2,000 people treated for conflict-related injuries because of the August Gaza escalation (resulted in 47 deaths) and persisting situation in the West Bank, including East Jerusalem which saw 31 deaths during the period. Grave concerns on the increased use of live ammunition in the West Bank.
  • Partners supported the capacity building of 2,270 health workers on various health issues. 
  • Close to 19,000 people in Area C benefitted from mobile clinic services.
  • About 15,000 patients benefited from limb reconstruction, elective surgery, and rehabilitation services.
  • Around 170,000 people benefited from mental health psychosocial support (MHPSS) services.
  • Medical supplies enough to cover close to 184,000 people with various medical needs were provided by partners.
  • Close to 60,500 patients suffering from chronic diseases received treatment and consultations.
  • The Health Cluster hosted its first partners exhibition in Gaza and Ramallah showcasing partner activities an event attended by around 500 people
  • During the reporting period, 150 participants from Health Cluster partners met to discuss the 2023 humanitarian health needs and response activities.

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