US/Israel: Planned US budget cuts for East Jerusalem hospitals may lead to total collapse

September 24, 2018


The US Administration plans to cancel subsidies to hospitals in East Jerusalem that provide specialised healthcare to Palestinians with serious illnesses. According to our partner Physicians for Human Rights Israel, “hospitals in East Jerusalem have been in financial distress for some time and closing the tap could lead to their complete collapse while withholding the right to health from tens of thousands of patients.”