Qatar Red Crescent is a volunteer charitable organization that was established in March, 1978. It was an international recognition in 1981 by the International Committee of the Red Cross in Geneva, and joined the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent in the same year.
January 9th, 2017 ― Doha: Over the past three days, Qatar Red Crescent Society's (QRCS) medical mission to Bangladesh performed catheterization operations for 25 children with congenital heart problems, under the 11th version of its annual "Little Hearts" program.
The cases operated varied from holes in the atrium, ventricle, or artery to aortic stenosis.
Following the procedure, the kids are kept under observation for 24 hours. When the post-operation health stability is ensured, the patients are released from hospital.
January 3rd, 2017 ― Doha: Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) is making progress in its relief intervention for the internally displaced people (IDPs) of Mosul, Iraq, with funding from Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD).
Through its filed personnel in Iraq, QRCS has responded effectively to the crisis in coordination with partners, targeting the Khazir and Hasan Sham camps, Qayara Town, and Hamam Al-Alil Town.
January 2nd , 2017 ― Doha: Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has procured new high-tech medical equipment at a cost of $150,000 for the Palestinian Ministry of Health's (MoH) Al-Shifa Medical Complex in Gaza.
These procurements are part of the $18 million project of equipping the complex's specialized surgery building, funded by the Programme of the Gulf Cooperation Council for the Reconstruction of Gaza, under the supervision of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB).
January 1st, 2017 ― Doha: Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have recently signed a new memorandum of understanding (MoU) to continue their joint humanitarian efforts going on in Niger since 2012.
The MoU seeks to enhance agricultural activities in Niger during the 2016-2017 season, by providing farmers in deprived areas with improved seeds, guidance, and technical support.
December 31 st , 2016 ― Doha: Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) to mobilize shared relief interventions for the victims of war in Aleppo, at a total cost of $2,323,000.
On Thursday, 29 December, a high-profile delegation from KRCS visited QRCS's Mission in Turkey to sign the agreement. Headed by President, Dr. Hilal Al-Sayer, the KRCS delegation were received by Dr. Khalid Diab, Director, QRCS Relief and International Development, Doha, as well as top officials of the Mission.
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