NMC Healthcare makes global pledge to treat 100 refugee children on Year of Zayed

Sun 06-05-2018 13:52 PM

ABU DHABI, 6th May, 2018 (WAM) — NMC Healthcare today revealed a commitment to treat 100 refugee children with heart conditions globally. The children will receive treatment in NMC’s wide network of industry-leading medical facilities around the world.

NMC Healthcare made the pledge as part of the 100-year anniversary of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan; the founding father of the United Arab Emirates. Sheikh Zayed was renowned for his passion for ensuring the health and wellbeing of people worldwide.


Speaking on the occasion, Executive Vice Chairman, NMC Health Plc, Khalifa Butti bin Omeir, said, “Our late father of the Nation, Sheikh Zayed was driven by a belief that all people should enjoy the utmost health and wellbeing.”

“NMC Healthcare is proud to help continue our father’s vision by offering our advanced medical services to child refugees around the world. We look forward to providing each child who receives treatment with a lifetime of health, wellbeing and happiness, as this would have undoubtably been the desire of our late father.” He added.

The children will receive the much-needed treatment for a variety of serious heart conditions across the countries.

The year 2018 has been dedicated as the ‘Year of Zayed’ in the UAE to commemorate the 100th birthday of the region’s late founding father, who laid the foundations for a strong state that has earned global reputation.

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