KSrelief Helps Combat Blindness in Mauritania

Tue Nov 21 2023
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NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) launched the Saudi Noor Voluntary Project on Sunday to counter blindness and the diseases that cause it in Rosso, Islamic Republic of Mauritania.

The project will continue in the city from November 17 to 24 to cater to as many deserving people as possible.

Since the project’s initiation until Tuesday, the medical team of volunteers associated with the center has examined 1,245 cases, undertook 40 surgical procedures, and distributed 611 medications.

This initiative is an extension of the volunteer medical projects dedicated to addressing blindness and its causes, facilitated by the Kingdom through its humanitarian branch, KSrelief.

The project’s primary objective is to support individuals and patients impacted by eye diseases in underprivileged countries and communities across the globe. —SPA/APP

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