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Kuwait charity offers medical aid to Syrian refugees in Jordan

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AMMAN, Oct 15: Kuwait’s Rahma International Society announced Saturday a medical relief campaign to help Syrian refugees in Jordan to carry out catheter operations for 32 patients and donations worth USD 100,000.

The operations were performed at Al-Kindi Hospital, in support of Kuwait Embassy in Jordan, the society said in a press statement. Supervisor of the campaign Dr. Abdullah Al-Ajmi said it is the 8th campaign to be carried out in collaboration with a number of Jordanian doctors, referring that 300 patients benefited from the previous ones.

The society’s strategy focuses on providing education and health aid to this segment, he told KUNA in a statement, noting that the campaign will hand out food baskets and pay rents of houses in favor of Syrian refugees to alleviate their sufferings.

Al-Ajmi praised the role of government agencies in Kuwait, mainly the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Social Affairs, for support and assistance they provide to Kuwaiti charities to facilitate their tasks in providing assistance to the needy around the world.

He indicated that Kuwait’s leadership, government and people are working hard to make successful relief campaigns that highlight the country’s honorable humanitarian image. Director of the hospital Dr. Ali Hayasat told KUNA in a statement that this campaign is an extension of Kuwait’s humanitarian stances towards the Arab nations and the needy all over the world. (KUNA)

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