King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) launched yesterday the second phase of the free eye surgeries project within the “Noor Saudi” program, which is being implemented in the governorates of Aden and Mukalla, Yemen.
Director of KSrelief office in Aden, Saleh Al-Thibani, said: “The campaign comes within the framework of combating blindness and relieving patients who cannot afford the costs of treatment from the most vulnerable cases."
Al-Thibani added that the "Noor Saudi" program aims to perform 6,000 specialized eye surgeries during the year, which will be implemented within successive projects to cover as many patients in need of eye operations as possible, noting that each project includes performing 400 operations, in addition to providing the necessary medicines and eyeglasses”.
Undersecretary of the Yemeni Ministry of Health, Dr. Ahmed Al-Kamal, appreciated the Center’s continuous support to enhance the capabilities of the Yemeni health sector and provide humanitarian work in Yemen.
This comes within the framework of the various humanitarian and relief projects presented by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, represented by the Center, to support the Yemeni people in various fields.
Source: Saudi Press Agency