Imperial Healthcare Institute and Dr. Qasim Qasem Receive Award of Recognition by the Palestine Children Relief Fund

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Imperial Healthcare Institute was the proud recipient of the Palestine Children Relief Fund (PCRF) recognition award in light of their generous contribution to healing the children of the Middle East.

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, May 3, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Imperial Healthcare Institute was the proud recipient

of the Palestine Children Relief Fund (PCRF) recognition award in light of their generous contribution to healing the children of the Middle East.

The PCRF highlighted a recent success story where Karim, 2 years of age, from Gaza lost sight in his right eye following an accident when he was just a year old.

With the help of Palestine Children's Relief fund (PCRF) and Dr. Qasim Aref Qasem, sub-specialist pediatric ophthalmic surgeon at Imperial Healthcare Institute's branch in Dubai healthcare city, baby Karim is now finally starting to see again. He is on his way to a miraculous recovery after undergoing this life-changing surgery.

On receiving the awards, Professor Vinod Gauba, Medical Director of Imperial Healthcare Institute commented: "It gives us great satisfaction to know that our state-of-the-art facilities and Dr Qasim's superlative expertise were able to provide the highest standard of care to these unfortunate children who are so desperately in need of expert highly specialized medical attention. The PCRF does a marvelous job at giving these children hope again and we are delighted to have been part of that journey"

PCRF is the main NGO in the world sponsoring volunteer medical teams from all over the world to come to the Middle East to provide free treatment for injured and sick patients who cannot be treated locally, as well as training, experience, and support for local doctors and nurses. In the past twenty years, over 1,000 medical teams and volunteers have provided tens of thousands of sick and needy children the care they deserve, regardless of politics, religion or nationality.

Imperial Healthcare Institute is a regional hub for specialized eye care in Dubai Healthcare City. It is dedicated to providing excellence in clinical care by adhering to the highest International clinical standards and delivering world class expertise in an integrated multi-specialty environment. The facility provides day care surgery, outpatient diagnostics and treatments for a variety of surgical and non-surgical eye conditions from eyelid rejuvenation through to complex trauma and sight threatening diseases.

 

SOURCE Imperial Healthcare Institute



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