Athens Medical Association putting together team for Gaza

A wounded Palestinian demonstrator is evacuated during a protest against U.S. embassy move to Jerusalem and ahead of the 70th anniversary of Nakba, at the Israel-Gaza border in the southern Gaza Strip May 14, 2018. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa - RC1119F74020

The Athens Medical Association (AMA) will send a group of volunteer doctors to Gaza to assist Palestinians injured during protests against Israel, and called for interested doctors to apply.

In a statement on Tuesday, the AMA said “the expenses of the mission will be covered, and it will work in safe areas where medical care is provided to civilians.”

Specialists sought include orthopedics, surgeons, and anesthesiologists, among others, it said. Interested doctors can apply at