AMMAN: Kuwait’s Rahma International Society announced Saturday a medical relief campaign to help Syrian refugees in Jordan and conduct catheter surgeries on 32 patients with donations worth $100,000. The operations were performed at Al-Kindi Hospital with support of the Kuwaiti Embassy in Jordan, the society said in a press statement. Supervisor of the campaign Dr Abdullah Al-Ajmi said it is the eighth campaign carried out in collaboration with a number of Jordanian doctors, pointing out that 300 patients benefited from previous campaigns.
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 rentals of houses to Syrian refugees to alleviate their sufferings. Ajmi praised the role of government agencies in Kuwait, mainly the ministries of foreign affairs and social affairs, for the 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 hold 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 Arab nations and the needy all over the world. – KUNA