Al Ain (Union)
The Emirates Cancer Society revealed that during the first half of this year 2021, it provided financial aid worth 328,000 dirhams, which included a number of cancer patients, in addition to providing continuous charitable aid to sick cases across the country.
This came during the convening of the semi-annual forum of the Emirates Cancer Society, which was held virtually “from a distance” through the application of the Zoom program, with the participation of Sheikh Dr. And representatives of the association’s partners and humanitarian and charitable supporters.
Sheikh Salem bin Rakad stressed that the Society has made great efforts over the past years to support and help patients and their families with low incomes at all levels of the state, in addition to its voluntary role and the establishment of humanitarian initiatives fraught with benevolence, tolerance, giving and giving, which are part of the Emirates identity and its prominent features, praising the cooperation The joint venture with hospitals, partners and philanthropists, and their great contribution to the success of the association’s march, especially in the exceptional circumstances imposed by the “Corona” pandemic.
Mohammed Khamis Al Kaabi, Director General of the Society, revealed that during the first half of this year, the Society provided financial aid worth 328,000 dirhams, which included cancer patients, in addition to providing ongoing charitable and social assistance to sick cases.
For her part, Dr. Magda Saeed Al Shamsi, Head of the Medical Committee, discussed the process of cooperation with the public and private health sector in order to serve sick cases, noting that the cases that were dealt with during the past months amounted to 80 cases of different ages.
Dr. Salem Nasser Al Ameri, Chairman of the Events Committee, presented the most prominent works, seminars, activities and field visits to patients, pointing out that the association made an average of 185 visits during the first half to patients’ homes at the level of the Emirates to provide moral and material support. Saleh Khater also spoke about the role of the Volunteers Committee in serving the goals of the association, and Salem Hamad Sorour Al Kaabi, Chairman of the Media and Marketing Committee, gave a presentation on partnership with government and private agencies to support sick cases. The participants in the forum listened to the members’ interventions, in addition to the testimonies and experiences of a number of “hope makers” of cancer sufferers and survivors, who received aid and care from the association during the journey of recovery from the disease.