Treating Syrian refugees: PIMA to send doctors to Turkey

PIMA would contribute Rs52.4 million to support 22,000 orphans

Our Correspondent April 09, 2017
Nujeen recounts in detail the terrifying trip to Greece. PHOTO: REUTERS

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Islamic Medical Association (PIMA) has decided to send a delegation of doctors to Turkey to treat Syrian refugees there.

Additionally, PIMA would contribute Rs52.4 million to support 22,000 orphans.

In this regard, the PIMA had signed an agreement with Doctors World Wide (DWW) in Turkey for long-term collaboration to provide assistance to refugees.

The assistance would be particularly provided at a medical centre which has been established by DWW at Kirikhan. A three-member delegation of PIMA had visited Turkey to assess the possibilities of any cooperation and needs of the refugees in March.

PIMA International Relief Director Prof Mohammad Iqbal Khan said that one delegation, comprising 20 surgeons and physicians, would be sent during Ramazan while the second would be sent after the holy month.

Published in The Express Tribune, April 9th, 2017.


nouman | 4 years ago | Reply its a shame that not even one pakistani appreciated this move by PIMA to help our syrain muslim brothers.usually they talked alot about minorities in pakistan and how they should et their rights but when it comes to help muslims in pakistan and outside no one ever feel the pains and sufferings of these innocent lives who were killed now by russians and peace seller americans.
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