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09 January 2024

UAE President directs treatment for 1,000 Palestinian cancer patients in UAE hospitals


President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has directed the provision of medical care for 1,000 Palestinian cancer patients from the Gaza Strip.

The patients are to receive treatment and all necessary healthcare in UAE hospitals. The initiative reflects the UAE’s steadfast approach in supporting the Palestinian people and is part of its ongoing endeavours to mitigate the escalating humanitarian situation in Gaza.

Recently, His Highness also directed that 1,000 Palestinian children requiring medical care be hosted in the UAE, along with their families. The children will receive comprehensive healthcare services in UAE hospitals until their full recovery and subsequent return.

Furthermore, His Highness has ordered the setting up of a fully equipped field hospital in the Gaza Strip under the Gallant Knight 3 operation, aiming to address the humanitarian needs of those affected by the conflict.