Friday , October 20 2017

KRCS offers support to Syrian ‘kidney’ patients in Lebanon

BEIRUT, Sept 28, (KUNA): Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) announced here on Monday that it will cover medical expenses for the treatment of Syrian refugees’ dialysis patients in the town of Tripoli, north of Lebanon. KRCS is holding the fifth campaign to support the Syrian refugees in Lebanon, by providing coverage for the costs of medical treatment of Syrian dialysis patients for six months, member of KRCS mission in north Lebanon Mohammad Al- Mutairi said.

KRCS is financing a number of projects including the dialysis project in governmental Orange Nassau Hospital, to alleviate the suffering of the Syrian refugees who are living in very tough conditions in various parts of Lebanon. In remarks to KUNA, the hospital’s Director Dr Khalid Kamal Al-Dein praised the distinguished cooperation of KRCS with the hospital for the last two years, affirming that the GCC state contributions in covering the costs were highly commendable. The society also donated the operation of planting kidney to a Syrian refugee at the hospital

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