UAE RCA delegation tours clinics in affected areas of Madagascar

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The visiting UAE Red Crescent Authority delegation (RCA) inspected the clinics, established in the affected areas hit by the tropical storm "Haruna" in Madagascar.

Suhail Rashid Al Qadhi Chairman of the RCA said that the tropical storm which swept through a number of regions in the country disrupted whole life and particularly the health side which prompted the establishment of ten clinics in different areas for treating the patients.

He added that the clinic have proven their importance as they receive about 500 patients on daily basis, pointing that the clinics were equipped with the necessary medical and pharmaceutical supplies, pointing that the most common are Skin diseases in addition to some injuries of cholera and malaria.

For their part, the affected expressed their happiness for establishing these clinics, extending thanks for the UAE RCA team who works on alleviating their sufferings. – Emirates News Agency, WAM