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Draped as ‘coronavirus aid’, UN funds Palestinian terror-linked groups

REPORT: NGO Monitor found that the UN & World Health Organization facilitated millions of dollars of emergency COVID-19 funding from Canada, the EU, France, Germany, Ireland, Norway, Sweden and the UK to Palestinian organizations with links to terrorism.



Millions of dollars of international funding for the Palestinians’ coronavirus emergency response, coordinated by the World Health Organization and UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) have gone to organizations with links to terrorism, a new report by NGO Monitor found.

The research institution focused on the funding of non-governmental organizations found that several of the groups funded by OCHA and the WHO are tied to the People’s Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), which is recognized as a terrorist organization in Israel, the EU, US and Canada, and had staff members arrested and indicted late last year for the murder of 17-year-old Israeli Rina Schnerb. Continue Reading »

Israeli medical team sent to help fight Samoan measles outbreak

In response to the United Nations World Health Organization’s appeal to Israel for help in Samoa, Israeli’s Foreign Ministry asked the Sheba Medical Center to send a delegation of medical experts.

By Abigail Klein Leichman


A medical team from Israel is on its way to the Pacific island nation of Samoa to assist overwhelmed healthcare workers trying to contain a serious measles epidemic and treat those already infected.

Measles vaccines are now mandatory in Samoa. – Screenshot

A reported 70 people – mostly children — are reported dead from the outbreak, which has affected more than 4,800 citizens in the country of 200,000 since October. Continue Reading »

UN’s World Health Organization passes anti-Israel resolution, UK, US opposed it


The British delegate joined the U.S., Canada, Australia, Guatemala, Togo & Israel in voting against the resolution, which passed by an overwhelming majority during the 70th World Health Assembly in Geneva.



Great Britain and the United States joined four other nations in voting against a World Health Organization resolution that they said singles out Israel for criticism.

The resolution, which passed by an overwhelming majority on Friday during the 70th World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland, mostly speaks of the need to improve services provided to Palestinians and residents of the Golan Heights. It also mentions the health needs of “prisoners and detainees” in Israel. Continue Reading »

PA caught misleading WHO with photoshopped propaganda

NGO Media Watchdog points to examples of photograph manipulation, distortion and fraudulent captions on a Palestinian Health Ministry report to UN Health body, in which photos were purposely given false captions to invent Israeli violations of Palestinian rights.

By Jonathan Benedek/TPS


Israel has challenged the accuracy and objectivity of a report submitted by the Palestinians to the World Health Organization (WHO), saying it is riddled with misleading or false captions to photos accusing the Jewish state of wrongdoing.

A report released last month by the UN health organization warned of the “mental, physical, and environmental health” of Palestinians under Israeli control. Continue Reading »

Canada again backs Israel at the UN when Europe does not


Trudeau’s government, as did former Liberal PM Paul Martin’s and Conservative PM Stephen Harper’s, continue to take the morally correct path by not voting against resolutions singling out only Israel, as Europe has joined the jackals of the United Nations.

By Dalit Halevi


Canada once again backed Israel at the UN last week when it voted against the World Health Organization’s (WHO) resolution singling out only Israel for “mental, physical and environmental health” rights abuse.

Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau – Photo: Reuters

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government joined Israel, the United States, Australia, Paraguay, Guatemala, Micronesia and Papua New Guinea as the only countries to vote against the resolution, which was co-sponsored by the Arab Group of States and the Palestinian delegation. Continue Reading »

Britain, France, Germany and other EU states joined the UN jackals to demonize Israel

Had the EU wanted, they could have set the record straight, and taken a stand against such baseless demonization of the Jewish state. Disgracefully, however, Britain, France, Germany and the other EU states joined the UN jackals by voting against Israel, as the world’s only violator of health rights.

By UN Watch


The UK, France, Germany and other EU states voted today for a UN resolution, co-sponsored by the Arab group of states and the Palestinian delegation, that singled out Israel at the annual assembly of the World Health Organization (WHO) as the only violator of “mental, physical and environmental health,” and commissioned a WHO delegation to investigate and report on “the health conditions in the occupied Palestinian territory” and in “the occupied Syrian Golan,” and to place it on the agenda again at next year’s meeting. Continue Reading »

Despite tensions of violence, WHO reports Israelis have 6th highest life expectancies in the world

Notwithstanding the current knife attacks ravishing the Jewish State & the effect of anxiety from Palestinian violence directed at all Israelis in general, the World Health Organization reports Israel’s average life expectancy is 82 1/2 years, the 6th highest in world.

By Erez Linn & News Agencies


A World Health Organization report on global life expectancy has found that Israelis have one of the highest life expectancies in the world. According to the report, released Thursday, Israel ranks sixth in the world, with an average life expectancy of 82.5 years.

Guinness World Record holder, Holocaust survivor Mr. Israel Kristal of Haifa, Israel, is the current world’s Oldest living man.

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Israeli NGO joining int’l efforts to combat Ebola outbreak

Israel’s humanitarian assistance group IsraAID, announced it is sending a team of trained medical personal to join int’l community’s fight against deadly virus in Western Africa.


Israel is increasing its assistance effort to help combat Ebola in Africa, Israel media reported Sunday.

Ebola in Liberia

Health workers wearing protective gear go to remove the body of a person who is believed to have died after contracting the Ebola virus in the city of Monrovia, Liberia. August 16, 2014. – Photo: AP

IsraAID, the Israel Forum for International Humanitarian Aid, announced on its Facebook page Friday that it is sending a team to join the international community in fighting the spread of Ebola in Western Africa.

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Gaza facing sewage and water crisis if hostilities continue

UN aid NGOs cite health and safety concerns as lack of water treatment leading to sewage on the beach & 90% undrinkable water. Agencies see serious immediate concerns should situation not stabilize.

By Reuters


GENEVA – Hundreds of thousands of Gazans are without water after Israeli air strikes have wrecked the water and sewage system and threatened the entire strip with a water crisis within days, aid agencies warned on Tuesday.

Aid agencies say that IAF bombardments of the Gaza Strip are responsible for an imending water and sanitary crisis in the Strip. (Photo: EPA)

Aid agencies say that IAF bombardments of the Gaza Strip are responsible for an imending water and sanitary crisis in the Strip. – Photo: EPA

The eight-day assault has caused massive damage to infrastructure and destroyed at least 560 homes, the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees (UNRWA) said. Continue Reading »

Israeli Device to Begin Circumcising 700,000 Rwandans in HIV/AIDS Prevention

The World Health Organization approved an Israeli-developed non-surgical device to begin circumcising the adult male population of Rwanda to help control HIV/AIDS.

By Avner Meyrav, NoCamels



Circumcising the entire adult male population of Rwanda, a country of over 11 million people of which three percent is HIV positive, would seem an impossible – and rather painful – task to most. But Israeli technology is once again proving it can beat the odds, with a breakthrough medical device that allows performing the procedure on a mass scale, with no incisions, bleeding, or anesthesia.

prepex Breakthrough Israeli Device Will Circumcise 700,000 Rwandans To Prevent HIV/AIDS

The PrePex


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WHO Physician: Polio Virus Found in Israel came from Pakistan

Tests proved the polio virus discovered in southern Israel originated in Pakistan. Israel to commence emergency inoculation program.

By Gil Ronen



The strain of polio virus recently discovered in southern Israel is exactly the same kind as the type of virus that is prevalent in Pakistan, and which existed exclusively in Pakistan until recently, reports the Pakistan-based publication Dawn.

Dr. Nima Abid, a representative of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Pakistan, told Dawn that the virus was “definitely” from Pakistan, since “The virus genotype (genetic make-up) is the same as prevalent in Pakistan and this is what the research has indicated.” Continue Reading »

World Health Organization approves Israeli-developed circumcision device

The PrePex, an Israeli-developed non-surgical tool, is the only circumcision method, aside from conventional surgery, to gain WHO approval to date.



The World Health Organization approved an Israeli-developed non-surgical circumcision device that could soon be used throughout Africa to help control AIDS.

The PrePex is the only circumcision method, aside from conventional surgery, to gain World Health Organization approval to date

The PrePex is the only circumcision method, aside from conventional surgery, to gain World Health Organization approval to date.

WHO on Friday approved PrePex, a disposable and easy-to-use device made up of rubber bands, that obviates the need for anesthesia, stitches or a sterile setting, the New York Times reported.

The foreskin dies of lack of oxygen and either falls off on its own or is easily cut off, according to reports.

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Hamas accuses Israel of poisoning Palestinians patients with gas

Hamas health minister reports to ICRC & WHO that Israel provided carbon monoxide instead of nitrous gas used for anesthesia that almost killed 4 hospital patients.




Hamas Health Minister Mofeed al-Mokhalalati accused Israel of poisoning Palestinians patients in Gaza by providing the hospitals in the Strip carbon monoxide gas posing as nitrous gas, the Middle East Monitor reported on Friday.

Doctors in Gaza, Nasser Hospital - Photo Suhaib Salem, Reuters

Doctors in Gaza, Nasser Hospital – Photo: Suhaib Salem, Reuters

Four Palestinian patients were reportedly poisoned by the carbon monoxide gas and suffered cardiac arrest, in what Mokjalalati described as an “unprecedented case which almost killed several patients at the hospital’s main operation room,” according to Palestinian news agency Ma’an.

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In the Theater of the Absurd: Syria charges Israel for health violations at UN


At an official UN’s World Health Organization conference, Syria accuses Israel of conducting medical experiments on Syrian prisoners, burying nuclear waste on Golan Heights, placing “nuclear land mines” on cease-fire line and some more craziness.  

Israel: It’s absurd how the U.N. is being cynically abused.

By Amir Mizroch


In an act of macabre political theater, Syria presented a report to the U.N.’s World Health Organization on Monday slamming what it says is the “deterioration of the health conditions of the Syrian population in the occupied Golan as a result of the suppressive practices of the Israeli occupation.”

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