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22Jul

Gaza Girl Leaves the Hospital

Four-year-old Bayan from the Shaboura refugee camp in Rafah/Gaza was released from Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus two weeks after major urological surgery. Bayan has been recovering in the company of her mother and our wonderful volunteers of the PCRF Columbus chapter who have ensured she stay in good spirits during her stay in the hospital. Dr. Venkata Jayanthi, a...

21Jul

PCRF Donates Anesthesia Machine for Refugees in Lebanon

A new anesthesia machine has arrived in the Palestine Red Crescent Hospital Safad Hospital in the Badawi refugee camp in northern Lebanon, a donation from the PCRF to ensure safe and successful surgical care for patients. This donation is an ongoing effort by the PCRF to help support the care of refugees all over the Middle East. ...

19Jul

We Purchased Urgent Cancer Drugs for Children in Gaza

This week, we purchased thousands of dollars worth of tablets of 6MP Mercaptopurine, a chemotherapy drug that had run out in Gaza, and is essential for the treatment of children there with cancer. This humanitarian effort for Gaza’s children with cancer comes at a time when we are close to opening Dr. Musa and Suhaila Nasir Pediatric Cancer Department there,...

19Jul

Ophthalmic Surgeon Volunteers in Nablus

This week, American Ophthalmic surgeon Dr. Hamza Khalaf started his week-long volunteer mission Rafidiah Hospital in Nablus. The mission is to provide sight-saving retina surgery using the new Phaco machine purchased by the PCRF for the hospital last year. We are the main NGO in the Middle East providing sight-saving surgery for poor people in Palestine. ...

17Jul

Plastic Surgeon Returns to Lebanon

This week, Jerusalem-based plastic surgeon Dr. Hisham Ammous returned to Al Hamshiry PRCS Hospital in Saida, Lebanon to provide reconstructive surgery on refugee children. Dr. Ammous has led several past volunteer missions for the PCRF to Lebanon and provided hundreds of refugees the expert care that they otherwise would not get locally. ...