The Lancet Palestinian Health Alliance (LPHA), established in 2009, following the Lancet Series on health and health care in the occupied Palestinian territory, is an informal network of Palestinian, regional, and international colleagues researching the health of Palestinians. Ten annual scientific conferences have been held, with 748 research presentations involving more than 1000 coauthors. The LPHA has no representative or political purpose and prefers to speak only via the evidence presented in research studies. In the current COVID-19 vaccination crisis, however, we, the Steering Group of the LPHA, feel obliged to speak out.

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