Qatar Red Crescent Society launches surgical convoy to Sudan

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The medical team upon arrival at Khartoum International Airport in Khartoum, Sudan.

Doha: The Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has launched a medical convoy to perform surgeries in the fields of general surgery and urology at Nyala Specialty Hospital in the South Darfur region of Sudan.

QRCS said in a statement today that this project is implemented in cooperation with Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), through the volunteering of a medical team of its employees to participate in the medical convoy.

He noted that the medical convoy is expected to last for 8 days, with the aim of providing necessary medical aid to alleviate the suffering of the sick and injured in Darfur, reduce the risks threatening their lives due to failure to obtaining necessary surgeries, alleviating the financial burdens of poor families, increasing the efficiency of local medical personnel to enable them to provide better medical services, and reducing waiting lists in the surgery department of the aforementioned hospital.

QRCS explained that according to the work plan of the project, 150 patients, 65 men and 85 women, will benefit from surgical interventions, in addition to examining 400 sick children and providing them with medical advice, in cooperation with the Society. Red Crescent Society, the Darfur Ministry of Health and other relevant local authorities.

He pointed out that the representative office of the Qatar Red Crescent Society in Sudan has taken care of all the procedures for the procurement and supply of medicines, surgical consumables and medical devices necessary to support the wards. hospital operation during surgical operations.

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