Heart-troubled Children Receive Treatment Overseas [Archives:2001/32/Local News]

August 6 2001

14 children suffering from heart diseases have been sent in Italy and Switzerland to receive proper treatment and to undergo surgery. Dr. Abdullah Raweh, Chairman of the Amenah Charitable Society for Heart Diseases, and a cardiologist stated that this organization has coordinated this transfer with some hospitals in the mentioned countries and added that another group of children will be sent abroad within the next couple of months. Dr. Raweh noted that this decision was made to serve the sons of Yemen, especially to help those with difficult living conditions.
The first group of heart-troubled children is expected to be back home at the beginning of this week while the other group is said to leave by the end of this week.