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    PRESS RELEASE: Beware of ‘bootleg’ alcohol – it can cause blindness and death
    Iran
    PRESS RELEASE: Beware of ‘bootleg’ alcohol – it can cause blindness and death
    Hong Kong, 20 August 2021 -  Methanol poisoning, caused by the ingestion of bootleg alcoholic drinks laced with methanol, has been a public health con...
    Infectious diseases
    Surviving Gaza: the hopes and perils of living under blockade
    Palestine
    Surviving Gaza: the hopes and perils of living under blockade
    Over one month since a ceasefire came into force between the Israeli government and Hamas, Palestinians in the Gaza Strip feel unsafe and fear another...
    Mental health
    War and conflict
    Gaza: “Inexcusable and intolerable” Israeli air strikes kill scores of civilians, damage Doctors Without Borders clinic
    Palestine
    Gaza: “Inexcusable and intolerable” Israeli air strikes kill scores of civilians, damage Doctors Without Borders clinic
    On Sunday, May 16, 2021, Israeli air strikes in the area of the Doctors Without Borders / Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) clinic in Gaza city killed at...
    War and conflict
    Heavy Israeli bombing pushing Gaza to the edge of catastrophe
    Palestine
    Heavy Israeli bombing pushing Gaza to the edge of catastrophe
    In the wake of violence in Jerusalem that left hundreds of Palestinians, including children, with injuries, the international medical organisation Doc...
    War and conflict
    COVID-19 places further pressure on Gaza’s overstretched healthcare system
    Palestine
    COVID-19 places further pressure on Gaza’s overstretched healthcare system
    Gaza is currently facing a worrying increase in the number of people with COVID-19. Between March and April, COVID-19 infections have risen at an extr...
    COVID-19 (Coronavirus disease)
    Palestine: ‘For one year no one came here. It was a very difficult situation’
    Palestine
    Palestine: ‘For one year no one came here. It was a very difficult situation’
    Some communities in Hebron ‘Area C’ face challenges accessing basic healthcare due to administrative restrictions and lack of transportation. Women ar...
    Access to medicines
    Indonesia: Fighting COVID-19 with education and empowerment
    Indonesia
    Indonesia: Fighting COVID-19 with education and empowerment
    In June, panic began to spread through Indonesian communities as COVID-19 cases started to be reported by health authorities. Rumours, myths and fake ...
    COVID-19 (Coronavirus disease)