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42 patients get free surgeries, check-ups from JOHUD Goodwill campaign

By JT - Sep 17,2017 - Last updated at Sep 17,2017

HRH Princess Basma, president of the Goodwill Campaign’s higher committee, visits a patient at a hospital, on Saturday (Petra photo)

AMMAN — Forty-two patients, from various parts of the Kingdom, have underwent free surgeries and check-ups on previous surgeries in several private hospitals in Amman, in cooperation with the Jordanian Hashemite Fund for Human Development’s (JOHUD) Goodwill Campaign, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported on Saturday. 

The campaign’s medical programme is the only organisation that presents such “advanced” medical services to underprivileged patients, building on the humanitarian and noble goals of the campaign.

HRH Princess Basma, president of the Goodwill Campaign’s higher committee, visited a number of patients still at hospitals and listened to briefings on their health condition from the doctors who supervised the surgeries, which were all successful.

Princess Basma stressed the campaign’s keenness to continue presenting the best services to patients, expressing her pride in fruitful partnerships with private medical institutions, in a way that highlights the social responsibility of these organisations towards citizens,Petra added. 

Fayez Abu Hmeidan, director of the Gardens Hospital, Yousef Goussous, deputy chairman of the board of directors of Amman Surgical Hospital and Omar Shami, chairman of Shami Eye Centre, highlighted the importance of their partnerships with the campaign in instilling the culture of social solidarity and charity to help underprivileged people.

The princess also attended a ceremony to sign the memoranda of understanding between the campaign, Gardens Hospital and Shami Eye Centre, which aim at enhancing cooperation in presenting medical and treatment services to the campaign’s patients.

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