Syrian American Medical Society concludes 2023 mission to Jordan

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AMMAN — The Syrian American Medical Society (SAMS) has concluded its multi-specialty medical mission to Jordan with the support of the Ministry of Social Development, represented by Dr Mohammed Jalabneh, and in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Development, and Istishari Hospital.اضافة اعلان

Over the course of six days, SAMS and its partners provided free medical services and free medicine across 19 medical centers and five hospital with the participation of 52 volunteers from the US, France, and Kuwait. SAMS also offered capacity-building programs for health sector workers, including a scientific day at the Faculty of Medicine at Hashemite University, according to a press statement issued by SAMS on Thursday.

The mission provided medical services to more than 4,000 beneficiaries, including 100 dental surgeries, 15 reconstructive surgeries, 177 in-kind surgeries, 28 gastro endoscopies, and 55 interventional heart procedures, according to Dr Ammar Ghanim, a member of SAMS' Board of Directors.

In the statement, Dr Jalabneh expressed his appreciation for SAMS' mission participants and praised their efforts to provide treatment and quality healthcare for those in need, in addition to their contribution to the development of the medical profession through exchanging knowledge and experience.  

Dr Bassel Atassi, SAMS' mission leader to Jordan, said: "The cooperation between SAMS and the Ministry of Health is of strategic importance, especially concerning the development of programs and activities such as the integration of rehabilitation and psychological support services through the ministry's comprehensive health centers, in addition to receiving cases transferred by the ministry to the SAMS medical mission."

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