RCA offers Makassed Charity Hospital in Jerusalem AED 450000 to buy medicine

RCA offers Makassed Charity Hospital in Jerusalem AED 450000 to buy medicine
2014-04-15 14:31:10

WAM ABU DHABI, 15th April, 2014 (WAM) — The U.A.E. Red Crescent Authority has provided a grant worth AED 450000 to the Makassed Charity Hospital in Jerusalem to buy drugs to enable the hospital to perform its medical and humanitarian commitment to Palestinian patients residents of the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

Humaid Rashid Al Shamsi, Acting Deputy Secretary-General of the International Aid in RCA, said that the grant comes as part of an existing programme of aid, continuously implemented by the Authority in the Palestinian territories since many years. He pointed out that previously, the authority provided health assistance to Palestinians to buy expensive medicines for patients with Thalassemia He added that the Red Crescent aid to Palestine, especially Jerusalem, is aimed at alleviating the economic hardships that Palestinians suffer and to support health and education programmes. He pointed out that RCA projects in the Palestinian territories include education, health and relief programmes, orphanages, building houses, providing facilities for the needy and supporting people with disabilities.

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