Seventeen countries around the world are recognized by WHO as Type 1 qualified foreign medical teams that can deploy to other countries and aid in medical disaster relief, but the IDF’s field hospital is the only Type 3 team, which provides inpatient referral surgical care.
The United Nations’ bias against Israel shows the organization “has lost credibility, lost common sense, and more than anything lost its most important asset – its integrity,” former Israeli finance minister Yair Lapid said in a speech in which he also called on the world’s democracies to take a stand.
Speaking at the second annual Shurat HaDin-The Israel Law Center conference in Jerusalem, MK Yair Lapid, chairman of the Yesh Atid party, called to stop the flow of money into the United Nations, which abets Islamic fundamentalism and agents of terrorist organizations, like Hamas and Hezbollah.
A recent United Nations resolution singling out Israel as the world’s only violator of global health rights reveals how the international body is “completely disconnected from reality,” Israel’s ambassador to the UN said on Thursday.
Falsified photos used in the Palestinian Authority report submitted to the World Health Organization ahead of its anti-Israel resolution last week “highlight the submission’s total lack of credibility,” US-based watchdog Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America (CAMERA) pointed out.
Despite ongoing security threats and regional instability, Israelis can expect to live well into their 80s, according to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) newly released global report on life expectancy.