486 people with cancer in Al-Ahsa


The Executive Director of the Cancer Charitable Society in Al-Ahsa, “Optimism”, Dr. Fuad Al-Joghiman, revealed the number of patients registered in the association (486) with cancerous diseases, most of them “females”, and about 100 males, including 34 children, and the youngest of the sick children did not exceed the age of two years And the majority of children affected by leukemia, pointing out that the scheduled date for the opening of the two centers specialized in detection and treatment of cancerous diseases in Al-Ahsa is in 2021.

Providing maids

On the sidelines of the inauguration of the Director of the Social Development Center in Al-Ahsa, Ahmed Al-Fadhli, the director of the Center for Social Development in Al-Ahsa, announced the launch of the October campaign to raise awareness of breast cancer under the slogan: “The journey is safe … check now.” Cancer inside their homes to serve them throughout the period of chemotherapy treatment, in addition to continuing to transport patients due to the unavailability of hospitals to treat tumors in Al-Ahsa to specialized hospitals outside Al-Ahsa, distributing school gifts to children, and computer computers to use them on the Madrasati platform, and carrying out entertainment trips for children, and trips For Umrah and Madinah, the association also intends to implement a large forum for recovery and recovering women at the end of next December.

150 thousand riyals for the case

He added that the “Treatment for Non-Saudis” program is one of the only qualitative projects in the Kingdom. It aims to treat residents of Al-Ahsa, for those who are not covered and covered by health insurance, in cooperation with Al-Moosa General Specialist Hospital or through paid treatment programs in specialized hospitals outside Al-Ahsa. The amount of support reaches 150,000 riyals per case, and about 39 cases of different nationalities have been treated so far, and 6 new cases are being treated.

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