Occupied Jerusalem- By order of the occupation authorities, the administration was forced Al-Makassed Hospital Palestinian In JerusalemTo transfer dozens of Gaza patients and their companions to the town of Al-Eizariya, which was separated The wall The buffer zone east of the city, at a time when the Jerusalem Governorate sought to host them until they returned to the Gaza Strip Gaza.
Director General of Al-Maqasid Hospital, Dr. Adnan Farhoud, told Al Jazeera Net that 21 Gazan patients whose treatment at the hospital ended, in addition to 20 companions, were transferred to the town of Al-Eizariya until a mechanism is available for them to return to the Gaza Strip.
Farhoud added that these patients arrived at the hospital for treatment of various diseases before the outbreak of the aggression against Gaza on the seventh of last October, and that some of them underwent surgical operations, and others underwent some examinations and follow-ups, and after the end of their medical trip they were unable to leave the hospital due to… the war.
He pointed to the expiration of patients’ medical permits and their renewal. “The Israeli authorities refused to renew the permits of those who had completed their treatment, and requested their deportation to the West Bank, considering that their residency in Jerusalem is illegal,” Farhoud added.
Al Jazeera Net learned that the hospital administration coordinated with the Jerusalem Governorate – with an official Palestinian representation of the city – to provide accommodation and all needs for those who left the hospital, while 35 Gazans, including a patient under treatment and companions, are still present in the various destination departments.
According to a Maqdisi source, the Jerusalem Governorate provided for the needs of the patients and their companions, considering the issue “particularly humanitarian,” and that it is working to coordinate the return of those who wish to return to the Gaza Strip, noting that some patients and companions prefer to remain in the West Bank “until the war ends.”
The occupation authorities ask the administration of Al-Maqasid Hospital in #Jerusalem Transferring patients #Gaza Who came to receive treatment before last October 7 under the pretext of illegal residence #West BankThe Jerusalem Governorate provided transportation to transport them pic.twitter.com/NuRo71px67
– Al Jazeera Net | Jerusalem (@Aljazeeraquds) November 14, 2023
Recently, the East Jerusalem Hospital Network, which consists of 6 hospitals, held a meeting to arrange its preparations to receive wounded from the Gaza Strip if they were allowed to do so, according to Previous talk Farhoud with Al Jazeera Net.
Jerusalem hospitals are a major destination for treating the wounded in the Gaza Strip. Farhoud stated that the cases of wounded people arriving in Jerusalem from Gaza after wars are usually “complex and complex, requiring intensive care and the intervention of several specialties at the same time, most notably general surgery, orthopedics, neurosurgery, and blood vessels.”
He added that most of these cases “need a series of surgical operations for each wounded person, and in some of them we reach a state of stability after a full year during which 7 surgeries are performed in the same specialty.”
Since the outbreak of the war on Gaza, the occupation has imposed strict military measures in Jerusalem, including campaigns to arrest and arrest young men and assault them, in addition to storming Al-Maqasid Hospital several times to search for their expired permits.