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Azhar medical convoy performs surgeries in Halayeb Triangle

Sat, Apr. 7, 2018

CAIRO – 7 April 2018: An Azhar medical convoy examined 827 patients and performed 14 surgeries on Thursday in Halayeb and Shalateen.

The convoy, established by Al-Azhar in cooperation with the Ministry of Health, will stay in Halayeb and Shalateen until April 9. Doctors are examining patients, providing free medicine and conducting needed surgeries.

The convoy includes 21 professors from the Faculty of Medicine at Al-Azhar University with various specializations, including otolaryngology, dentistry, pediatrics, dermatology, orthopedics, urology, gynecology and anesthesiology.

The doctors managed to save the life of a patient suffering from severe bleeding, who was then sent to the convoy’s headquarters at the hospital in Shalateen.

Al-Azhar also sent a humanitarian convoy to help the citizens there and fulfill their needs to have a better live. A number of preachers accompanied the convoy to increase people’s awareness of their religion.

The convoy was sent to Halayeb and Shalateen upon instructions from Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb, based on the humanitarian and social role played by Al-Azhar in Egypt and abroad.

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Halayeb and Shalateen, or the Halayeb Triangle, is an area of land measuring 20,580 square kilometers, located at the Egyptian-Sudanese border on the Red Sea coast. It is part of the Red Sea governorate and consists of three major towns – Halayeb (which became a city in February 2014), Abou Ramad and Shalateen.

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