Research & Policy Papers
The Forgotten Victims: The Effects of War on the Elderly Population in Gaza
In the rubble of a devastated Gaza neighborhood, an elderly man mourns the remnants of what oncewas his family home. "I worked for 40 years to build this home," he laments, "it’s all gone." Anotherelderly woman, now residing in a packed shelter with thousands of other displaced Palestinians,expresses the poor conditions she and her family are living in: “we have no money, we have no food,no electricity… feeling cold.” Download the full article to read more.
THE RAVAGES OF WAR: IMPACT ON MOTHERS & NEWBORNS IN GAZA
According to Ministry of Health data, as of November 10, 3,027 women and 4,506 children have been killed in the Gaza strip, representing around 67% of all casualties, while thousands more have been injured. This means that 420 children have been killed or injured every day since October 7, some of them only a few months or even days old. to read the full article please download the full article.
The disproportionate vulnerability of older people in humanitarian emergencies
Oct 13, 2023, order by the Israeli forces for the mass evacuation of 1·1 million people from northern Gaza before an expected ground offensive included those of advanced age or with higher dependency on caregivers.With the population already cut off from basic needs, such as water, electricity, communication networks, fuel, food, and medical services, Médecins sans Frontières—who are active in several hospitals in Gaza—have described the situation as catastrophic.Older people are disproportionately affected by the war in Gaza, as in all humanitarian emergencies. Previous data collected by organisations, including El-Wedad, Juzoor, and HelpAge International show that 44% of older people in Gaza are completely dependent on family members to meet their basic needs, 80% reported they require medical items or medicines, and 45% were going to bed hungry at least one night per week....
Toward Suicide Prevention Policy Brief
Empowering Jerusalem`s most marginalized Palestinian Women- Policy Brief
“Empowering Women in Marginalized East Jerusalem Communities,” a 2017 research report by Juzoor, a Palestinian public health non-governmental organization, may be one of the first examinations conducted through interviews with Palestinian women themselves on the status of gender equality and women’s empowerment in East Jerusalem
Empowering Women in Marginalized East Jerusalem Communities (Research Paper)
This research study was undertaken to assess the status of gender equality and empowerment of Palestinian women and girls residing in East Jerusalem
A Baseline Survey- The Use of Social Media and its Influence on Palestinian Adolescents’ Health Behaviors and Well-being
This report provides evidence on the ways in which Palestinian adolescents engage with health-related content on social media, and how this impacts their health-related understandings and behaviours.
Policy Paper - Covid -19 and Adolescent Mental Health
The Impact of Covid-19 on the Psychosocial and Mental Well-Being of Palestinian Adolescent
A survey shows that the COVID-19 pandemic and continuous lockdowns are having a significant impact on the psychosocial and mental health of Palestinian adolescents.
Rapid Assessment: The Crisis in Gaza and Impact on Adolescent
This rapid assessment aims to elicit and understand the perception of young people ages 10-19 in the Gaza strip of the current situation and its overall impact on adolescents, ultimately aiming to help to tackle the challenges faced by adolescents.
Research Paper: Variations in COVID-19 Spread and Control Measures in the Palestinian Territories
This study aimed to explore the variation in COVID-19 spread, risk factors, and intervention activities in the three Palestinian territories:West Bank, East-Jerusalem, and Gaza Strip to learn from current gaps, to overcome the current pandemic, and face future emergencies.
Research Paper: Impact of COVID-19 Lockdown on Dietary and Lifestyle Behaviors among Adolescents in Palestine
Under the auspices of the Palestinian Coalition for Adolescence Health, this research paper was conducted by Juzoor for Health and Social Development to study the negative effects of COVID-19 and the lockdown on the dietary and lifestyle habits of Palestinian adolescents. This research paper also provides conclusions, recommendations and needed actions.