QRCS medical aids continue to support Gaza health sector
August 15 2022 02:37 PM
QRCS medical aids continue to support Gaza health system


Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) announced Monday the continuation of its concerted efforts to support the health sector in the Gaza strip, where seven hospitals of the Palestinian ministry of health had benefited from the QRCS aid that included medical consumables for the surgical operations for the poor patients. The efforts of QRCS are in partnership with the Palestinian Ministry of Health which had unequivocally contributed to saving the lives of a number of injured people during the recent aggression on the strip.

Emergency & Disaster Medicine Consultant at the Palestinian ministry of health Dr. Mohammed Al Attar clarified that supplying medical consumables donated by QRCS to handle the emergency cases at hospitals had helped to meet the need of some vital medical supplies, including bougie and glucose test strips. The Quicktrach tool used for the first time in Gaza hospitals which performs an emergency airway puncture (Cricothyrotomy) used by the medical staff during the recent aggression to swiftly rescue a number of critical injuries.

He pointed out that QRCS had already supported the training of at least 60 physicians and the supporting medical practitioners operating in medicine and emergency services to further enhance their capabilities to operate during crisis times and subsequently determine the priorities which had a positive impact during the aggression on Gaza through responding swiftly to the emergency cases and professionally handle them based on the global health protocols.

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