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Australian emergency doctor

Dr Ahmad Abou-Sweid

About Dr Ahmad -

Dr Ahmad Abou-Sweid is a Palestinian Muslim Canadian and Australian. He has a Bachelor of Science from the University of Toronto and a Doctor of Medicine from the University of Melbourne.

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Articles by Dr Ahmad

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What is happening to Christian and Muslim Palestinians in Gaza and how can we help them?

“As a doctor, it is amazing to see how efficiently resources are mobilised here in Australia when an unwell or injured child comes into our emergency departments…But no resources are accessible to Palestinian children in Gaza — hospitals have been intentionally destroyed and humanitarian medical aid intentionally blocked. Children in Gaza are being left to die hungry and in pain. Why? Because Israel and its allies deem it acceptable since these children were born Palestinian. As a Palestinian and as a doctor my heart breaks every day I am unable to stop this from happening to my people,” says Dr Ahmad Abou-Sweid