Russian medical aid delivered to Aleppo University Hospital

TEHRAN, Aug. 30 (MNA) – Aleppo University Hospital received on Monday a batch of medical aid provided by Russia.

The representative of the Hmeimim-based Russian Coordination Center pointed out in a statement that the aid consists of a ton of medical aid that includes medicines, emergency medical supplies, antibiotics and medical products for the treatment of a variety of diseases.

He added that the distribution process of the humanitarian and medical aid is continuous and aims at alleviating the suffering of the affected families due to the terrorist attacks and helping medical establishments to continue offering services to the patients.

For his part, Dr. Ibrahim Hadid, Director General of the Hospital, thanked Russian people and leadership for their supporting to Syria in its war against terrorism, mainly through providing medical and humanitarian assistance, noting that the aid will help in the treatment of many patients and enable the hospital to take care of all patients and injured persons.

Accordingly, a new batch of food aid was dropped by the Syrian and Russian planes to the besieged neighborhoods of Deir Ezzor city on Sunday and Monday.

Anas Ishawi, head of Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) branch in Deir Ezzor said that the aid is provided by the World Food Program (WFP) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), adding that the aid includes 2694 oil bottles, 1134 margarine cans and 856 bags of sugar and lentil.

He pointed out that the SARC branch would distribute this aid to the families of the besieged neighborhoods according to a specific schedule for each neighborhood, noting that around 22,000 families will benefit from the aid.

SANA/MNA

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