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World Health: We documented 32 deaths in Gaza as a result of malnutrition

Geneva (UNI/WAFA) - Director-General of the World Health Organization, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said that the organization documented “32 deaths in Gaza as a result of malnutrition, including 28 cases of children under the age of five.”

Ghebreyesus added in an online press conference broadcast on the organization’s “X” account, “Since October 7, we have documented 480 attacks on health facilities in the West Bank, resulting in 16 deaths and 95 injuries.”

He continued: “Peace is the best medicine” to treat the Palestinian-Israeli conflict in the Gaza Strip and the West Bank.

Ghebreyesus welcomed the UN Security Council resolution calling for a “full and immediate” ceasefire in Gaza.

Ghebreyesus urged all parties to “take steps to immediately implement the ceasefire decision in Gaza and put a permanent end to the suffering of millions of people.”

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