UHWC staff served 18.9% of the total field causalities in the third Friday in the Great Return March

For the 3rd Friday, and in light of the current situation and the popular march to participate in the Great Return March, Union of Health Work Committees with Al Awda hospital team and Rafah health center and La Khayria Health center field teams treated and provided first aid to (136) casualties from the total casualties (969) that was reported by MoH.

The total casualties that have been dealt with in the field represented 18.9% of the total field casualties that reached 550 casualties.

According to the statistics of Al Awda hospital (largest facility to Union of Health Work Committees in the northern Gaza strip), the toll injuries arrived Al Awda Hospital were (32) casualties, meanwhile the paramedics of UHWC transfer 12 cases from the field to PRCS medical tent.

Meanwhile, the team of Al Awda health center in Rafah– one of UHWC affiliated PHCCs in Rafah- treated and provided first aid to (34) injured people from 150 total casualties received and treated in the MoH medical tent. Moreover, Al Khayria Health center team in Al Nussierat – one of UHWC affiliated PHCCs in middle Gaza Strip- provided first aid to nearly 70 causalities in the field through the MoH medical tent.

Union of Health Work Committees from the start of the Great Return March provided health services and Frist aid services to 516 casualties which represents 12.75% of the total casualties along the Gaza Strip.  

It’s worthy to mention that Union of Health Work Committees (UHWC) administration declared a state of emergency and put the Al Awda hospital and its five primary health care centers (PHCCs) in state of emergency to contribute in the provision of medical care. Where UHWC works in an integrated manner with humanitarian organizations and Ministry of Health (MoH).

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