The health sector is just as important as other critical sectors in terms of enhancing people’s lives and maintain a safe society. Institutions in this field also contribute significantly to the preservation and protection of people’s lives. In the Gaza Strip, there are roughly 158 health centers, comprising 22 UNRWA-affiliated centers, 51 Ministry of Health-affiliated centers, 5 military-affiliated centers, and 80 NGOs-affiliated centers.
In 2022 Humanitarian Media Center (HMC) was established by Rowad Association for Society Development to be a local source of information about the humanitarian situation. HMC aims to present the reality in details and help the humanitarian activists to know more about the situation. This will help them to make real difference in people life.
The economic sector serves as a basis for the development of other sectors and it has direct relation with other essential sectors, as the Gaza Strip has roughly 4,811 industrial firms employing 26,041 workers.
In general, the Palestinian economy is classified as a service economy where services and other basic branches ranking top in the Palestinian Economy in terms of value-added. In Palestine, this activity decreased by 7.0% in 2020 compared to 2019. In the west Bank, it declined by 8.0% and 4.3% in the Gaza Strip. In terms of the activity’s contribution in Gross Domestic Product, the contribution in GDP has raised in Palestine and reached 35.1%. Due to the varying percentages of change in the added-value of these activities between the West Bank and Gaza Strip, the contribution in the West Bank increased to 31.7%, and it increased to 51.2% in the Gaza Strip.
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