Kuwait opens medical center at Zaatari camp
AMMAN, June 28 (KUNA) Kuwait has launched a medical center at AlZaatari refugee camp in Jordan, with a cost of USD 400,000 and an annual operating cost of USD 700,000.
Kuwait is continuously supporting Jordan in hosting Syrian refugees, Jordanian Minister of Health Ali Al Hayasat, who inaugurated the center with Kuwaiti Ambassador to Jordan Hamad AlDuaij, told Kuwait News Agency (KUNA).
He noted the challenges facing Jordan to provide the increasing numbers of Syrian refugees with education, medical services, electricity and water.
AlDuaij, on his part, said that the medical center is part of Kuwait's makeshift village in the camp, which includes social centers and about 2000 caravans, established under direct orders by His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah AlAhmad AlJaber AlSabah.
The new medical center is specialized in maternity and childhood, and is financed by the International Islamic Charity Organization (IICO) and other Kuwaiti charity organizations. (end) ab.ag
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