An open letter for the people in Gaza

  title={An open letter for the people in Gaza},
  author={Paola Manduca and Iain Chalmers and Derek Summerfield and Mads Gilbert and Swee Chai Ang},
  journal={The Lancet},
Israel–Gaza conflict
Israel–Gaza conflict
Israel–Gaza conflict
Mixing Politics and Medicine: A Case Study
  • A. Feldman
  • Medicine
    Clinical and translational science
  • 2014
The publication in the Lancet of an anti-Israel diatribe by Manduca et al. provides an important case study that can inform future editorial decisions by both the authors' own journal and by others.
The Role of a Forensic Pathologist in Armed Conflict
  • N. Peerwani
  • Political Science
    Academic forensic pathology
  • 2017
Most of the investigations this author has conducted, including investigation of Rwanda and Bosnia genocides, violation of medical neutrality and use of excessive force in Bahrain and the Occupied West Bank and Gaza, searching for mass graves in post-Saddam Iraq, and conducting local area capacity assessment in Libya after the fall of Colonel Gadhafi were all sponsored and logistically supported by nongovernmental organizations such as Physicians for Human Rights (USA).
The Lancet, Gaza and academic publishing: defending political engagement
In the summer of 2014, at the height of the Israeli Defence Force’s ‘Operation Protective Edge’, The Lancet published ‘An open letter for the people in Gaza’ signed by Paola Manduca, Iain Chalmers,
Isolation Through Humanitarianism: Subaltern Geopolitics of the Siege on Gaza
Scholars have argued that in attempts to achieve geopolitical goals, siege often results in covert assaults against civilian populations. In the Gazan context, siege subjects are rendered as surplus
Norwegian doctor who has worked in Gaza is refused entry to Israel
  • O. Dyer
  • Political Science
    BMJ : British Medical Journal
  • 2014
A well known Norwegian anaesthesiologist who has helped to treat wounded people in Gaza during several wars has been barred from returning to the state and from entering Israel. Mads Gilbert, 67,
The war in Gaza: A humanitarian crisis
Justice, sovereignty and self-determination for all human beings are fundamental foundations for healthcare and human rights. In any civilised society, the balance between medical ethics and human


Specific Association of Teratogen and Toxicant Metals in Hair of Newborns with Congenital Birth Defects or Developmentally Premature Birth in a Cohort of Couples with Documented Parental Exposure to Military Attacks: Observational Study at Al Shifa Hospital, Gaza, Palestine
This study was undertaken in Gaza, Palestine, in a cohort of babies born in 2011. Hair samples of newborns were analyzed for metal load by DRC-ICP-MS. We report specific level of contamination by
Birth Defects in Gaza: Prevalence, Types, Familiarity and Correlation with Environmental Factors
This is the first report of registration at birth, and of incidence of major structural birth defects (BD) obtained in Gaza at Al Shifa Hospital, where 28% of total births in Gaza Strip occur, and suggests occurrence of novel genetic and epigenetic events in determination of BD.