This is one out of ten thousand patients that left the Gaza Strip in 2009 to receive medical treatment in Israel and Judea and Samaria.
Communicated by COGAT – Coordination of Government Activities in the Territories
Today, December 11th 2009, a newborn baby girl suffering from a heart condition was transferred to the Tel Hashomer hospital in Israel from the Nasri Children’s Hospital in the Gaza Strip for immediate medical treatment.
The Head of the DCO in Gaza, Col. Moshe Levi said: "The District Coordination Office routinely coordinates and absorbs the many patients that are transferred from the Gaza Strip into Israel for medical treatment. This incident is an example of the many incidents that the DCO deals with on a daily basis and acts to help and save human lives in the humanitarian framework of the State of Israel. We view this with much importance and concentrate many efforts in the humanitarian realm and the transfer of patients from the Gaza Strip to Israel for medical treatment."
In 2009, ten thousand sick patients and their escorts were able to leave the Gaza Strip in order to receive medical treatment within Israel and the Judea and Samaria region.