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Saudi aid agency continues health projects in Yemen

Saudi aid agency continues health projects in Yemen. (SPA)
Saudi aid agency continues health projects in Yemen. (SPA)
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29 May 2022 12:05:39 GMT9
29 May 2022 12:05:39 GMT9
 
  • The Emergency Center for Epidemic Disease Control in Hajjah governorate provided treatment to 4,001 people in one week

ADEN: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center is supporting a nutrition project for children under the age of five, pregnant women and nursing mothers in the Yemeni governorates of Aden, Lahij, Taiz, Hodeidah, Hadramout, Hajjah and Marib.

The project, which aims to provide nutritional therapy, health care and counseling services, has helped 25,838 people in one week.

These services are part of Saudi Arabia’s efforts, through KSrelief, to alleviate the suffering of Yemenis, especially mothers and children struggling with malnutrition amid the current humanitarian crisis.

Al-Jada Health Center outlets in Hajjah governorate provided treatment to 5,068 people in one week with the support of KSrelief.

It included clinics for epidemiology, emergencies, internal medicine, children’s health, reproductive health, nutritional therapy, immunization, awareness and education, surgery and surgical dressing.

The Emergency Center for Epidemic Disease Control in Hajjah governorate also provided treatment to 4,001 people in one week. The services come as part of the Kingdom’s efforts, represented by KSrelief, to improve the capacities of the health sector in Yemen.

Meanwhile, KSrelief distributed more than 14 tons of food baskets to needy groups in Taiz governorate, benefiting 1,200 people. This comes within the framework of efforts by the Kingdom to alleviate the suffering of the Yemeni people and meet their basic food needs.

Yemen is among the top beneficiaries of KSrelief assistance. The center has implemented 695 projects in Yemen, costing more than $4 billion. Its programs include food security, water sanitation and hygiene, health, education, emergency aid and nutrition.

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