For the 4th Friday, and in light of the current situation and the continouse popular march to participate in the Great Return March, Union of Health Work Committees with Al Awda hospital team and Al Khayria Health center field teams treated and provided hospital services and first aid to (86) casualties in the middle and northern Gaza Strip which represented 7.5% from the total casualties (645) that was reported by MoH.
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 (49) casualties, meanwhile the paramedics of UHWC transfer 27 cases from the field and the field medical tents to Al Awda hospital, while there was (1) case treated in the field and (1) case was transferred to Al Andoneesi Governmental Hospital, and (5) cases refered to the PRCS medical tent.
Meanwhile, Al Khayria Health center team in Al Nussierat – one of UHWC affiliated PHCCs in middle Gaza Strip- provided first aid to nearly 37 causalities in the field through the MoH medical tent.
Union of Health Work Committees from the start of the Great Return March in 30 March 2018, provided hospital services and Frist aid services to 602 casualties which represents 12.83% 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).