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Urgent Appeal from Palestine

For the fifth consecutive day, the Israeli military forces continue its invasion to Beit Hanoun north of Gaza Strip. The number of victims has reached 47 of the civil citizens; while more than 200 were injured (half of them are women and children). According to the statistics of the Palestinian Ministry of Health 42 of the injured are children, 40 are women, and 2 from the working medical teams.

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Dr. Ahmad Maslamani
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Gaza: ICRC deplores the death of two Palestine Red Crescent volunteers carrying out their humanitarian duties

Geneva / Tel Aviv (ICRC) - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) deplores the death on 3 November of two Palestine Red Crescent Society (PRCS) paramedics in the Gaza Strip and is deeply shocked and saddened by this event. The two died from injuries received while performing their life-saving humanitarian work during a military operation of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF).

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ICRC
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Gaza: ICRC deplores the death of two Palestine Red Crescent volunteers carrying out their humanitarian duties

Geneva / Tel Aviv (ICRC) - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) deplores the death on 3 November of two Palestine Red Crescent Society (PRCS) paramedics in the Gaza Strip and is deeply shocked and saddened by this event. The two died from injuries received while performing their life-saving humanitarian work during a military operation of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF).

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ICRC
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Israelis' Cloudy Autumn & Palestinians’ Blood Rainstorm

"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about the things that matter."

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Health Work Committees Gaza
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Israelis' Cloudy Autumn & Palestinians’ Blood Rainstorm

"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about the things that matter."

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Health Work Committees Gaza
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Israelis' Cloudy Autumn & Palestinians’ Blood Rainstorm

"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about the things that matter."

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Health Work Committees Gaza
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PMRS Urgent Appeal to End Gaza Carnage: 47 Gazans Killed, including more than 21 Civilians, in 5 Days of Israeli Bloodshed

Ramallah, 05-11-06: PMRS urgently appeals to its friends and partners around the world to take immediate action to bring an end to 5 days of carnage in the northern Gaza Strip, in which at least 47 Gazans have been killed, more than 21 of whom were mostly civilians, including 7 children, 3 women, and 3 paramedics, since Israel began its bloody re-invasion of Beit Hanoun last Wednesday. A 12-year-girl was killed by a single shot to the head from an Israeli sniper in Beit Hanoun on Saturday evening.

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PMRS
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PMRS Urgent Appeal to End Gaza Carnage: 47 Gazans Killed, including more than 21 Civilians, in 5 Days of Israeli Bloodshed

Ramallah, 05-11-06: PMRS urgently appeals to its friends and partners around the world to take immediate action to bring an end to 5 days of carnage in the northern Gaza Strip, in which at least 47 Gazans have been killed, more than 21 of whom were mostly civilians, including 7 children, 3 women, and 3 paramedics, since Israel began its bloody re-invasion of Beit Hanoun last Wednesday. A 12-year-girl was killed by a single shot to the head from an Israeli sniper in Beit Hanoun on Saturday evening.

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PMRS
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Letter to the Executive Board of the WHO

This letter was sent to each member of the WHO´s executive board.

Hani Serag
02 November 2006

This letter was sent to each member of the WHO´s executive board.

To: The Executive Board
World Health Organization (WHO)

Dear Executive Board member,

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Hani Serag
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Background papers on two sessions at the Forum 10 of the Global Forum for Health Research

Two background papers on two sessions at the Forum 10 of the Global Forum for Health Research Oct. 29-31: "The Social Vaccine" and "Research Priorities for Public Health Schools with a Focus on the South".

Author/Source: 
Ravi Narayan
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