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This annual report provides an overview of the health care sector and determinants of health status of the population under the Palestinian National Authority in 2002. The report highlights the main health determinants, health indicators the have been achieved and the challenges that are facing the progress of the MOH. This report is divided into ten different chapters: 1. Population and demography, 2. women’s health, 3. Palestinian health care system, 4. communicable diseases, 5. Non-communicable diseases, 6. Pharmacy and pharmaceuticals, 7. Mortality, 8. Disabilities, 9. Al Aqsa Intifada and 10. Emergency health plan.