Sat 15-04-2017 23:42 PM

Nabadat to give new lease of life to 50 Egyptian children with congenital heart defects

DUBAI, 15th April, 2017 (WAM) -- A team of Nabadat, a joint initiative launched by Dubai Health Authority, and Mohammed bin Rashid Charity and Humanitarian Establishment, arrived in Egypt's capital Cairo on Friday to conduct free complicated cardiac surgeries for poor children.

Nabadat, which means heartbeat in Arabic, stated it would conduct surgeries on 15 children suffering from congenital heart defects on the first day of its charitable medical mission in Egypt. The operations will be conducted at the Cardio-Vascular Diseases Department in Ain Shams University Hospital.

Nabadat aims to provide free medical assistance, surgery and post-surgical care to children whose parents cannot afford to pay for the treatment of congenital heart diseases.

Ibrahim Mohammed Bu Melha, Deputy Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Mohammed bin Rashid Charity and Humanitarian Establishment, said the foundation would bear the costs of surgeries and provide logistical support to the team.

''Nabadat mission in Egypt seeks to conduct more than 50 surgeries for poor children suffering from congenital heart defects," he added.

 

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