Out of Power Cuts... 80% of Gaza Patients Death-threatened

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  • 16:49 - 18 February 2012

Gaza, (Alresalah.ps)--Ministry of Health in Gaza warned about worsening health condition for patients in the Gaza Strip hospitals in case that the problem of power outages is continuing in the strip.

Director of Public Relations and Information in the ministry Dr. Ashraf Al-Qidra said more than 80% of the patients are death-threatened as they health situations are deteriorating out of the ongoing power cuts.

“404 dialysis patients are at risk of inevitable death for their treatment largely depends on electronic apparatus, in addition to 100 infants in incubators”, he added.

Moreover, he pointed out that “Gaza hospitals totally run out of 72% of its diesel fuel stocks, explaining that work of them shall come across complete paralysis in case of lack of refueling.

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