Qatar Charity launches ‘10-day medical camp’ in Bangladesh

Published : 17 Feb 2024 10:14 PM

Qatar Charity, with the support of philanthropists in Qatar, has launched a 10-day medical camp in Bangladesh for around 100 children suffering from congenital heart diseases.

The medical intervention started on February 14 and will continue till February 24, 2024, aiming to treat the children whose families were completely incapable of affording the expenses of the treatment and the procedure, said a media release.

QC’s medical team is conducting this medical intervention at Bangladesh Specialized Hospital in the capital, Dhaka.

The medical camp is staffed by two pediatric cardiologists and consultants in interventional catheter procedures from the University of Texas, US, a pediatric cardiologist from the University of Jordan, a senior medical technologist, and an anesthesiologist from different countries, in addition to many local medical staff, it reads.

This medical camp includes all the required preparation for the patients including devices, medical tests, hospital stay, and the other essential medical interventions.

“We have started the QC’s medical campaign and it will be continued till 24th February this month. The children who we treated and plan to treat, hopefully, all of them will be cured of their heart diseases,” told Dr. Iyad AL-Ammouri, a pediatric cardiologist from the University of Jordan after conducting a procedure, according the release.

Pr. Dr. Nur-Un-Nahar Fatema, pediatric cardiologist and also the coordinator of the health camp, said, “We are treating the children whose families are so needy and they have no capabilities to afford the treatment.”

Thanking Qatar Charity, she said, “It would be impossible to treat the children without the support of Qatar Charity and its donors.”

This is the 3rd medical camp of its kind being held in Bangladesh as there was another similar camp through which 130 children received their required medical care for their congenital heart diseases, it also reads.