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Generous Hands conducts delicate surgeries in Eritrea

posted on 06/10/2008: 679 views



Surgeons of 'The Generous Hands Initiative", a UAE medical charity organisation, has operated on scores of poor children in Eritrea who were suffering from congenital deformities, eye diseases and injuries caused by accidents.

The team, which is made up of elite of world prominent surgeons and pediatricians, is visiting Asmara to conduct these sensitive operations at the invitation of the Eritrean health minister.

Flock of underprivileged children from all parts of Eritrea have turned out to the Initiative's centre to benefit from the curative, surgical and preventive services. The Initiative, which was launched recently under directives by UAE Deputy Prime Minister and President of the Red Crescent Authority H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan under the patronage of H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, seeks to provide healthcare assistance to poor patients in various parts of the world.

The nine-day mission in Eritrea strives to ease suffering of children from poor families who have been infected with a broad range of physical abnormalities existing from birth in the respiratory, reproductive and digestive systems. – Emirates News Agency, WAM

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