Ghousoon Bisharat & Thomas Dallal
Mondoweiss / May 23, 2023
Dr. Lina Qasem-Hassan on how the Israeli healthcare system discriminates against Palestinians in Israel and the occupied territory.
Israel’s health care system is recognized globally for its high quality of care and advanced technology, but according to Physicians for Human Rights Israel there are tremendous health disparities and inequality between Israel’s Jewish and Palestinian populations. This is especially true of those Palestinians living under Israeli military occupation.
VIDEO : What’s the Story? Dr. Lina Qasem-Hassan on Israeli medical apartheid – Mondoweiss
Dr. Lina Qasem-Hassan, Board Chairwoman of Physicians for Human Rights Israel, describes her experience as a Palestinian doctor in the Israeli healthcare system, and how the Israeli healthcare system neglects Palestinians in Israel and the occupied territory.
As told to producer/director Ghousoon Bisharat and cinematographer/editor Thomas Dallal.
Shu al-Qusa/What’s the Story is a video series by Ghousoon Bisharat and Thomas Dallal that illuminates Palestinian life and politics through intimate first-person interviews with Palestinians. View the series here
Ghousoon Bisharat is an experienced journalist and producer, as well as a strategic communications and international cooperation expert
Thomas Dallal is an award-winning photojournalist and cinematographer currently based in Haifa