November 1, 2021 healthcare

Kuwaiti medical team conducts 30 cardiac catheterization in Jordan


AMMAN: A Kuwait medical team conducted a total of 30 cardiac catheterization for Syrian refugees in Jordan, in cooperation with Kuwait’s Rahma International Society, as part of its medical and rescue missions in the region. The team inspected 100 patients and decided to conduct operations for several refugees in cooperation with a private hospital in Amman, capital of Jordan. “Kuwait’s rescue efforts is continuous and comprehensive”, Kuwait’s Ambassador to Jordan Aziz Al-Daihani said after meeting the team and visiting several patients.

This initiative, offered by Rahma Society, came in accordance with the instructions by His Highness the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah in supporting the humanitarian situation of refugees, he affirmed. The diplomat stressed the importance of alleviating the suffering of the Syrian refugees by offering them proper medical care.

The Kuwait medical team would conduct 100 cardiac catheterizations through three stages, according to a strict time schedule, Head of Rahma International Society delegation to Jordan Abdullah Al-Ajmi said. The Kuwait humanitarian aid to the refugees in Jordan also included distribution of 1,000 food parcels to Syrian refugees in various parts of the country, he added.

Ajmi also expressed his deepest thanks and appreciation to the people of Kuwait for supporting the Kuwait’s medical convoy by offering a financial support the medical and rescue program. He highly endorsed the efforts exerted by members of both Kuwait and Jordanian medical teams, affiliated to Al-Kandi Hospital offering the proper care to the patients.

The current medical campaign was the fourth one for the Kuwaiti interventional cardiologists, which also included doctors from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, Consultant interventional cardiologist Dr Mohammad Al-Mutairi. The Kuwaiti medical team resumed its activities in Jordan following the coronavirus (COVID-19) suspension by conducting 30 cardiac catheterizations through three days, he said.

The Director General of Al-Kandi Hospital Dr Ali Al-Hayasat expressed his pride in the cooperation with Rahma International Society, and the “distinguished” Kuwaiti medical team for offering this humanitarian service to the Syrian refugees. All cardiac catheterization operations were carried out smoothly and successfully, amid great care from the hospital, he added. Dr Hayasat praised the efforts exerted by the Kuwaiti political leadership and people towards the refugees in Jordan, endorsing their continuous sought in alleviating their sufferings.

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