In this Thursday, March 17, 2016 photo, Palestinian clown doctors entertain children in the department of kidney diseases at Al-Rantisi children’s hospital in Gaza City. Clown doctors Majed Kaloub, 24, and Alaa Miqdad, a 33-year-old dwarf, are employed by an international NGO into unusual places: hospitals, especially the pediatric ones; a game-changing shift that granted them steady work at best, but rendered them in need for psychosocial support as a side effect of the job. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)

The Health Catastrophe in Gaza: Our Double Standards Are Killing Palestinians

In 2015 in Gaza neonatal mortality rates were 21 per 1000 compared to 3 in Israel. The statistics are equally grim for maternal deaths.