SAUDI ARABIA

WHO provides medical supplies to Yemen worth $24m with support from KSrelief

July 07, 2020
Through this support, the WHO seeks to protect and promote the health situation in all Yemeni regions, where more than 4 million beneficiaries suffering from various diseases are currently being served in 189 hospitals, which represent 75 percent of the hospitals operating in Yemen.
Through this support, the WHO seeks to protect and promote the health situation in all Yemeni regions, where more than 4 million beneficiaries suffering from various diseases are currently being served in 189 hospitals, which represent 75 percent of the hospitals operating in Yemen.

Saudi Gazette report

RIYADH — The World Health Organization with the support of the King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Action has provided medical supplies to Yemen worth $24 million to cover the shortage in Yemeni hospitals and to meet the needs of patients suffering from chronic conditions, such as cancer, kidney failure and non-communicable diseases, including diabetes.

Through this support, the WHO seeks to protect and promote the health situation in all Yemeni regions, where more than 4 million beneficiaries suffering from various diseases are currently being served in 189 hospitals, which represent 75 percent of the hospitals operating in Yemen.

Between October 2019 and May 2020, the Organization was able to provide 110,340 dialysis sessions for 5,500 patients who are at risk of kidney failure. The support provided by the KSrelief covers 50 percent of the total cost of dialysis sessions in all 21 centers in Yemen.

This comes within the framework of the support being provided by Saudi Arabia, through the KSrelief, to the World Health Organization to strengthen the health aspect in Yemen and various other countries.

The KSrelief, under the directives of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman and Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman, has implemented until last month 218 health projects in all Yemeni provinces to alleviate the sufferings of the people.


July 07, 2020
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