KUWAITI VOLUNTEER DOCTORS PERFORM OPERATIONS FOR SYRIAN REFUGEES IN JORDAN
Last Updated: 2017-07-17
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AMMAN, Jordan, July 17 (NNN-PETRA) - A Kuwaiti medical volunteer team, dispatched by Al-Rahma International Charity, is offering treatment and operation of surgeries, for the Syrian refugees in Jordan, as part of a relief and cooperation programme between Al-Rahma and Jordan's Makassed Charitable Hospital.

The team will provide medical assistance and surgeries for about 100 cases, in different fields, Specialist Urology, Dr. Ahmed Al-Kandari, said, on Sunday.

For his part, head of Syria and Turkey office in Al-Rhama International and head of the delegation, Waleed Al-Suwailem, said, this is the second medical campaign to be organised by the charity, as part of a work programme that will last for four months.

The estimated cost of the campaign, which began today, is at nearly USD 210,000, Al-Suwailem said.

Since the outbreak of the Syrian crisis, the Charity has continued to provide aid and relief to Syrian refugees in various areas, praising the facilities offered by Jordan to the Kuwaiti relief teams and the role of the Kingdom, in absorbing the Syrian refugees, he said.

In a similar statement, Al-Makassed Hospital Director, Dr. Ashraf Al-Nawafallah, said that, the cooperation of the hospital with the Al-Rhama Charity began with the construction of this hospital.

The charity continues to provide assistance to the hospital, Al-Nawafallah said, praising the efforts exerted by Kuwait, to help the needy Syrians and others, who deserve help around the world. He also called for increased support for Syrian refugees, in providing the hospital with more equipment, medical supplies and medical staff.-- NNN-PETRA