OPT: Update on emergency medical assistance

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USAID's Health & Humanitarian Assistance Program funded the purchase and delivery of $68,000 worth of essential medicines to the Palestinian Ministry of Health in Ramallah this week. It also supported the purchase and delivery of 10 medical kits, with a total value of $ 7,000, to NGO clinics throughout the West Bank.

Additionally, the Bethlehem Arab Rehabilitation Society received a shipment of wheelchairs and medical disposables valued at $8,400, while the El-Wafa Rehabilitation Center received $6,000 of medical equipment.

These shipments are part of an ongoing program of emergency medical assistance funded by USAID and implemented by CARE International. Responding to urgent emergency medical care requests from Ministry of Health hospitals and clinics, as well as health facilities run by NGOs, weekly deliveries are made to health care facilities throughout the West Bank and Gaza.