Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Medical supplies in Gaza running low

Report, The Electronic Intifada, 29 January 2008

"JERUSALEM, 28 January (IRIN) - The Israeli-imposed restrictions on imports to the Gaza Strip are threatening the lives of vulnerable patients, the Oxfam aid agency has said.

"Oxfam International is gravely concerned about the life and safety of the civilian population residing in the Gaza Strip," Oxfam's director said in a statement on 25 January.

"In Shifa hospital in Gaza city, 135 cancer patients are currently unable to receive treatment due to the lack of basic medications," Oxfam said....."

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