The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center concluded on Friday its voluntary medical campaign in Yemen’s Mukalla, after conducting 99 surgical operations.
On the last day, the Center’s volunteer medical team conducted 3 open heart operations and 10 therapeutic catheters, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.
The total number of operations performed since the launch of the campaign on February 2 was 26 open heart operations and 73 catheterizations.
The Center also delivered medical equipment with total amount of SR169,385 to Pulse of Life Center for Cardiology at the Mukalla Cardiology Foundation.
According to SPA, director of volunteer programs at the Center Nayef Asiri explained that this grant comes within the framework of the Center’s desire to sustain the surgical services provided by the Mukalla Cardiology Foundation, in addition to transferring the knowledge and experiences of the volunteer team to the Yemeni cadres.
Source: Asharq Al-Awsat