Reference : V-P-IL-E-02385
Date : 22/05/2011
Caption : Gaza Strip, Gaza city, Al-Shifa hospital. A pharmacist shows empty shelves at the Ministry of Health central drug store.
Photographer : EL BABA, Iyad
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : ICRC
Description : The shortage is due to the restriction alowing medical supplies to enter Gaza and long time of waiting for coordination.

ICRC website, photo gallery 29.06.2011
The health sector in Gaza is constantly affected by a shortage of drugs and disposables. In 2011, Gaza's health services faced their worst crisis of drugs and disposables. The lack of a reliable pipeline of drugs and disposables to Gaza impacts directly on the care provided to patients.
Original material : digital
Resolution : 5184x3456
Orientation : landscape
Colour/B&W : colour