al-waqaaljadeed.com, February 21, 2021 / Exclusive
The Emirates Red Crescent Authority, the charitable arm of the United Arab Emirates, is making strenuous and continuous efforts in the health sector in Hadramout to extricate it from the miserable situation it is experiencing as a result of accumulations and concerns since the succession of governments over the governorate of Hadramout.The UAE Red Crescent campaigns targeted remote areas in Hadramout governorate where no services or health care are available, as part of the UAE’s efforts to alleviate the pain of patients and those with special needs.
The Red Crescent Authority launched mobile clinics that targeted a number of remote areas in Hadramout, according to the directives of the Emirati leadership represented by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan to ease the impact of the war on the citizen and contribute to relief and assistance to citizens in various fields, and perhaps the health sector won the lion’s share of these campaigns and aid.
During the first half of this February, the Commission provided mobile clinics to remote villages in a number of rural villages, as it provided medical care to (600) sick cases of various age groups, including children, men, women and the elderly, including (101) cases in the Kalbut district, the villages of the Mukalla countryside directorate in Hadramout governorate, and (82) sick cases in the Al-Makhaiba area and (70) sick cases in the regions of Al-Rakaa and Al-Battah belonging to Gail Al-Halka.
The mobile clinics play a fundamental and pivotal role in alleviating the suffering of their target patients and people with special needs, and thousands of them have benefited from it. The authority carried out field trips to the people of special needs, including centers and associations for people of determination, supporting them with treatment and medical equipment and providing them with the necessary needs and benefiting from them (106) and the AlDhia Association for the care and rehabilitation of Blind people in Mukalla (56) beneficiaries, Al Tamouh National School affiliated to the Al Tamouh Association for the Care and Rehabilitation of the Physically Handicapped, (62) beneficiaries, and Aliman Association for Rehabilitation and Training of the Handicapped (39) sick cases, and the collection of prospects for the care and rehabilitation of the handicapped in Gil Bawazir (84) sick cases.
The crews accompanying the clinics began examining the sick and needy in those remote areas, providing them with free treatments, and received many sick women, children and men, and provided medical examination and health care and dispensed free medicines to them. It is worth noting that the number of beneficiaries since the launch of the mobile medical clinic project is (5983) sick cases in Hadramout governorate.