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Background Reports

Health through People’s Empowerment: A Rights-Based Approach to Participation

Analysis of the academic discourse on participation, empowerment, and the right to health since the 1978 Alma-Ata International Conference on Primary Health Care and the subsequent Alma-Ata Declaration shows that...
Health and Human Rights Journal
Case Studies

Covid-19 in Gaza: Community Perspectives on the Pandemic

The University of Bath and IOD PARC captured the responses of Palestinians living in refugee communities to a range of COVID-19 public health measures. They found that participants had a...

Palestine – The political economy of Gaza – responding to economic vulnerability, 28 September 2021

OVERVIEW Political economy involves the analysis of stakeholders, power relations, and social conflict across time and space. In the Palestinian context, this means understanding how Israeli policies, the blockade, the...

Is aid sustaining Palestine’s occupation?

In this episode of ‘Rethinking Humanitarianism’, hosts Heba Aly and Melissa Fundira speak to guests Yara Asi and Chris Gunness about aid and humanitarian responses in Palenstine. Even before Israel’s...
The New Humanitarian

Gaza Up Close arHE

High unemployment, severe shortages of electricity and clean water; a young, educated population with immense potential, and deliberate policy choices by Israel that deny movement, violate rights and block development....

Palestine: Water crisis in the Gaza Strip

This report analyses the WASH crisis in the Gaza Strip aggravated by the current hostilities. It seeks to provide an alert on the severity of the crisis, highlighting the health...
Policy Document

Gaza war: expected socioeconomic impacts on the State of Palestine

This policy brief highlights some of the direct impacts of the Gaza war on the lives of Palestinians. It estimates losses in gross domestic product and shows the effects of...

The Political Economy of Health in the Gaza Strip (Occupied Palestinian Territory)

This document presents the results of a political economy analysis (PEA) of the health sector in Gaza. It is based on a literature review spanning multiple source types, and in-depth...

‘Pity the region’* – Gaza and the politics of health in the Middle East

A region of protracted conflict: the perennial template of suffering The humanitarian situation in Gaza is a catastrophe. Sixteen years of blockade has left Gaza in a fragile humanitarian state....
BMJ Global Health
Journal Article

Violence in Palestine demands immediate resolution of its settler colonial root causes

The latest escalation of more than 100 years of violence in occupied Palestine has caused phenomenal levels of yet more suffering. This violence must end. The United Nations Office for...
BMJ Global Health
Research Article

Gender Relations and Power Dynamics in WFP Palestine Beneficiary Households Study – WFP and UN Women 2022

The continuing humanitarian and protection crises impacting the Palestinian context continue to create barriers to the full, equal and meaningful participation of all. Within this context, WFP Palestine commissioned this...

Gender alert: The gendered impact of the crisis in Gaza ar

Since 7 October 2023, more than 24,620 Palestinians have been killed in the Gaza Strip, 70 per cent of whom were women or children. More than 1.9 million people —...
United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)