Tue 28 Nov 2023 1:33 pm - Jerusalem Time
Palestine Health minister: 35 thousand wounded people in Gaza need urgent treatment
Health Minister Mai Al-Kaila said that 470 wounded people from the Gaza Strip have been received so far in Egyptian hospitals.
During her inspection of the wounded in Egyptian hospitals, Minister Alkaila expressed her hope that coordination would be made for the discharge of more wounded in the coming days.
She pointed out that 35,000 wounded people from the Gaza Strip are in need of treatment, praising the Egyptian efforts, especially the Ministry of Health, which is constantly contacted, and which has harnessed its capabilities to receive them.
She touched on the devastated health system in the Gaza Strip due to the aggression, saying: There are 26 hospitals out of 35 that were out of service as a result of the Israeli aggression on the Gaza Strip.
The Minister of Health explained that the death toll has so far reached 16,000 dead, 35,000 wounded, and 6,000 missing, stressing that the Gaza Strip needs a lot of humanitarian relief and medical aid.
She stressed the need to bring aid into the Gaza Strip, which suffers from a severe scarcity of nutrition and rations, and a lack of medicines and medical supplies.