Free medical care for 14,000 displaced in al-Arisha camp

The medical point in al-Arisha camp provides medical services and medicines free of charge to more than 14,000 displaced persons, while an administration official in the camp called on the humanitarian organizations to support them to upgrade the health level.

More than 14,000 people inhabit in al-Arisha camp, as they have displaced from several Syrian governorates towards the north and east of Syria as a result of attacks launched by the Turkish occupation army and its mercenaries and the clashes between the regime forces and the mercenaries.

In the camp which is located 30 km south of al-Hasakah city, a medical point (dispensary) was opened by the Kurdish Red Crescent to care about the displaced people’s health affairs and provide them with treatment according to the available capabilities.

The point which receives the patients 24 hours a day contains a medical staff distributed in several sections, including the Interior, Children, Women's Clinic, and an ambulance department. It transfers incurable cases to al-Hasakah canton hospitals to receive the necessary treatment.

The point which receives the patients 24 hours a day contains a medical staff distributed in several sections, including the Interior, Children, Women's Clinic, and an ambulance department. It transfers the incurable cases to al-Hasakah canton hospitals to receive the necessary medical treatment.

The refugee Rakan al-Obaid, a patient in the ambulance department talked about the reality of the medical services at the point (the dispensary) saying: "The point provides medical care and treatment to the patient in the camp according to the available possibility, and the treatment is provided for free."

Al-Obaid noted, "The patient's condition is monitored. If he does not improve and recover, he will be transferred to al-Hasakah hospitals by a private ambulance to receive the medical treatment there and then return to the camp."

The member of the camp’s council Hassen al-Hajj appreciated the reception of the sick reviewers by the medical staff, and the provision of the medical assistance to them.

Zaher al-Gharbi, the joint head of the camp’s administration noted that the medical point shortening for the medical services and health care towards the refugees is due to the absence of the humanitarian organizations, and it is considered the only point in the camp.

Al-Gharbi indicated that the point needs the organizations’ support to upgrade the health level, as the support of the Kurdish Red Crescent is according to the available possibility.

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ANHA


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