Saudi Arabia delivers medical aid to Togo to help fight the coronavirus pandemic

18/07/21

Mijayawa expressed his thanks to King Salman’s government for the valuable humanitarian efforts it was exerting to help the needy in Togo
LOMÉ: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) delivered medical aid to Togo to help the country in its fight against COVID-19, the Saudi Press Agency reported.

The shipment included ventilators along with medical and preventive supplies.

The Saudi nonresident ambassador to Togo, Mishaal bin Hamdan Al-Roqi, delivered the aid on behalf of KSrelief to the Togolese Health Minister Prof. Moustafa Mijayawa in the capital.

Mijayawa expressed his thanks to King Salman’s government for the valuable humanitarian efforts it was exerting to help the needy in Togo and around the world, especially when it came to fighting coronavirus and limiting its spread.

The aid is within the framework of assistance provided by the Kingdom, represented by KSrelief, to contribute to international efforts aimed at limiting the spread of the virus.

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Saudi Arabia delivers $500,000 medical aid package to Kyrgyzstan

15/07/21

The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) has dispatched a $500,000 medical aid package to support Kyrgyzstan in its fight against the COVID-19 outbreak. (SPA)

King Salman instructed KSrelief to support the country
Saudi Ambassador to the Republic of Kyrgyzstan Ibrahim bin Radi Al-Radi delivered the aid
RIYADH: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) has dispatched a $500,000 medical aid package to support Kyrgyzstan in its fight against the COVID-19 outbreak.

King Salman instructed KSrelief to support the country and Saudi Ambassador to the Republic of Kyrgyzstan Ibrahim bin Radi Al-Radi delivered the aid, state news agency SPA reported.

Earlier on Tuesday, Saudi Arabia announced it would send medical supplies, including one million doses of COVID-19 vaccine to Tunisia, where infections are rapidly rising.

The move was in response to a request from Tunisian President Kais Saied during a call with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Friday.

In April, the Kingdom delivered a medical aid package worth $1.5 million to help combat the coronavirus outbreak in Pakistan.

The consignment was officially handed over — on behalf of the center — by the Saudi ambassador to Pakistan, Nawaf bin Said Al-Malki, to Akhtar Nawaz, chairman of the Pakistani National Disaster Management Authority, at the Saudi Embassy in Islamabad.

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Saudi aid agency eyes 2,400 surgeries in fight against blindness in Yemen

Time: 08 July 2021


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KSrelief’s medical team in Aden has performed 286 surgeries so far. (SPA)

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KSrelief’s medical team in Aden has performed 286 surgeries so far. (SPA)

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KSrelief’s medical team in Aden has performed 286 surgeries so far. (SPA)

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KSrelief’s medical team in Aden has performed 286 surgeries so far. (SPA)

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KSrelief’s medical team in Aden has performed 286 surgeries so far. (SPA)


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KSrelief’s medical team in Aden has performed 286 surgeries so far. (SPA)

KSrelief medical team has performed 286 eye surgeries so far
Agency’s food relief and potable water programs also continuing
ADEN: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) is continuing its campaign in Aden to combat blindness and its causes, the Saudi Press Agency reported.

A KSrelief medical team has examined 309 patients, performed 286 surgeries, provided 286 pairs of glasses, and dispensed 286 prescriptions since the campaign was launched.

The campaign helps families and individuals of limited income who cannot afford treatment costs. It falls within Saudi Arabia’s projects, being implemented through KSrelief, to combat blindness in Yemen.

The aim is to perform more than 2,400 eye surgeries to combat blindness.


KSrelief’s medical team in Aden has performed 286 surgeries so far. (SPA)
Al-Jaada Health Center clinics in Yemen’s Hajjah governorate have continued providing treatment services for patients with the support of KSrelief.

In one week, the clinics received 1,809 patients with various health conditions, provided them with the necessary medical services, and dispensed 1,288 prescriptions.

KSrelief distributed more than 20 tons of food baskets to displaced and needy families in Al-Mahrah governorate, helping 1,100 individuals and 190 families, and provided services for a child soldier rehabilitation project in Marib governorate.

There were individual and group sessions, as well as activities in psychological, cultural, social, educational, and sports rehabilitation.

The project falls within the humanitarian inititatives being carried out by KSrelief to rehabilitate children recruited by the Houthis.


KSrelief’s medical team in Aden has performed 286 surgeries so far. (SPA)
KSrelief, in cooperation with the World Health Organization, also held a water quality monitoring training course in Aden governorate.

The two-day course aims to train 30 technicians and engineers from the National Water Authority, and its branches in a number of Yemeni governorates, on the use of water biological testing devices in areas with a high risk of communicable disease and acquiring water purification skills.

KSrelief handed over 11 biological devices to test and purify water and combat cholera to course participants.

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Saudi aid agency continues health projects in Yemen

27/06/21

Saudi Arabia continues health projects in Yemen. (SPA)

Nearly 2,000 women benefited from the services of Integrated Management of Childhood Illness
ADEN: With the help of the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief), the project to support nutrition for children under five, pregnant women and nursing mothers provided medical and nutritional services to 10,794 beneficiaries in one week in Yemen’s governorates of Aden, Lahij, Taiz, Hodeidah, Hadramout, Hajjah and Marib.

Medical teams assessed 2,349 children and 486 individuals suffering from severe malnutrition, and 673 suffering from moderate malnutrition were treated. Medical services were provided to 402 children to prevent malnutrition.

A total of 1,102 pregnant and nursing women were assessed, and treatment services were offered to 330 female beneficiaries.

Nearly 2,000 women benefited from the services of Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI), and 2,584 (women) benefited from awareness-raising activities and 872 from counseling.

This comes as an extension of the role of the Kingdom, represented by KSrelief, in supporting people suffering from malnutrition, as well as pregnant and nursing women in Yemen.

KSrelief continued the implementation of its water supply and environmental sanitation project in Hajjah and Saada governorates.

More than 230,000 liters of drinking water and 808,000 liters of water for other purposes were pumped into tanks, and 82 loads of waste were removed from camps (for displaced people) to disposal sites in Hajjah.

Almost 100,000 liters of healthy drinking water and 40,000 liters of water for other purposes were pumped into tanks in Saada, benefiting 20,000 individuals.

Meanwhile, KSrelief distributed almost 2,700 food baskets to families in the White Nile, Sudan.

Nearly 1,000 food baskets were distributed in Al-Salam, benefiting 5,820 individuals, as well as 700 food baskets in Al-Jabalain, benefiting 4,200 individuals, and 1,000 food baskets in Rabak, benefiting 6,000 individuals.

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Saudi Arabia distributes food baskets, provides medical services to refugees

Time: 19 June 2021


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KSrelief distributes food baskets, provides medical services to refugees. (SPA)

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KSrelief distributes food baskets, provides medical services to refugees. (SPA)

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KSrelief distributes food baskets, provides medical services to refugees. (SPA)

The general medicine clinics received 192 patients, pediatric clinics received 59 patients, the emergency department received 37 patients, and dental clinics received 22 patients
DHAKA: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) continued distributing food baskets to Rohingya refugees and needy families in Bangladesh, in collaboration with the Muslim World League.
KSrelief has recently distributed 1,000 food baskets in Gazipur City in Dhaka district, benefiting 5,000 people, the Saudi press Agency reported on Friday.
The center is aiming to distribute 80,000 food baskets to 500,000 Rohingya refugees from the poorest families in Bangladesh, in support of the quick response action plan to alleviate their suffering.
Meanwhile, KSrelief clinics offered their medical services to 436 patients in the Zaatari Syrian refugees’ camp in Jordan.
The general medicine clinics received 192 patients, pediatric clinics received 59 patients, the emergency department received 37 patients, and dental clinics received 22 patients.
In addition, the child rescue clinic rescued 10 patient children, while a total of 316 prescriptions were registered at the pharmacy.
KSrelief mobile clinics have treated 2,925 people in Al-Khoukha in the last week. The clinics responded to emergencies and provided services related to pediatrics, reproductivity, nutrition, education and awareness raising, plus surgeries and medical referrals.
In addition, 1,475 lab examinations have been made and 2,449 patients have received medicines, with 861 patients examined at the medical care units. Ten received blood transfusions and 11 patients visited obstetrics.

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KSRelief performs dozens of heart surgeries in Mauritania

13/06/2021

The operations were carried out by KSRelief volunteers as part of a project with the Muslim World League (MWL).  (SPA)

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Needy families in Mauritania and Nigeria benefit from KSrelief surgery projects

11/06/2021

KSrelief continues its voluntary medical campaign for open heart surgery and catheterization in Mauritania. (SPA)

20 open-heart surgeries and 39 cardiac catheterization surgeries performed so far in Mauritania
152 surgeries done in Nigeria by Srelief, in cooperation with Al-Basar International Foundation
NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief), in cooperation with the Muslim World League (MWL), is supporting Mauritania’s medical sector through a voluntary medical campaign offering specialist heart surgery.

Since the beginning of the campaign, the volunteer medical team has successfully performed 20 open-heart surgeries and 39 cardiac catheterization surgeries — a procedure used to diagnose and treat cardiovascular conditions.

The project is one of several humanitarian projects being implemented by the Kingdom in the country.

The project aims to treat patients from low-income families.

In Nigeria, KSrelief, in cooperation with Al-Basar International Foundation, carried out 152 surgeries, examined 1,006 patients, distributed 376 glasses and provided 842 prescriptions as part of a campaign to combat blindness.

The campaign benefits families and individuals of limited income.

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KSrelief signs deals to boost Yemen food security

04/06/2021

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KSrelief continues medical program in Senegal

Time: 30 May 2021

Children from low-income families in need of urgent serious medical assistance are among the intended beneficiaries of KSrelief in Senegal. (SPA)

DAKAR, Senegal: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) continued its volunteer medical program at Dakar’s Hospital General De Grand Yoff in collaboration with the Muslim World League, the Saudi Press Agency reported.

The KSrelief team carried out 16 cardiac catheterization operations on children, with the number of operations on children from low-income families reaching 27 since the program started.

These services, provided by the Kingdom through KSrelief, aim to treat patients with heart diseases and provide them with the necessary medical care.

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KSRelief launches medical campaign to combat blindness in Sudan

Time: 25 May 2021

KSRelief has developed 28 projects in Sudan. (KSRelief)

RIYADH: King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) has partnered with Al-Basar Global Charity Foundation to launch a series of medical projects to combat blindness in Sudan.

The Saudi Ambassador to Sudan Ali bin Hassan Jafar as well as the Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Sudanese Health Ministry Dr. Khaled Hashem attended the launch, along with the regional director of Al-Basar, Dr. Al-Aas Ahmed Kamel.Hassan Jafar said Saudi Arabia supported Sudan in all of its obstacles, stating that the Saudi-Sudanese relations are eternal and firmly rooted, and that humanitarian efforts from the Kingdom are a symbol of the growth and development of the relations.

“Through the establishment of the King Salman Relief Center, the Kingdom has renewed its commitment to its humanitarian and relief efforts and fulfilled its global responsibilities, which made it at the forefront of donor countries in facing health and environmental disasters and conflicts.”

KSRelief has developed 28 projects in Sudan in food security, health, education, water sanitization, hygiene, and camp coordination.

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