SARC’s Rural Damascus dispensary in Al Tall area contains various specialized clinics, and receive patients every day to provide them with necessary treatment. As 5093 patients visited the dispensary through last May, varied between these clinics: (internal 1820, ophthalmologist 113, women 720, children 1584, dental 177). The dispensary keeps providing its services in addition to provide the free available medicines to the patients.
The dispensary in Syrian Arab Red Crescent Jayrud Sub Branch had received 2511 case in its clinics during May 2016 as the following: (internal 705, Women 489, 337 children, 221 Dental, kind 286, 428 laboratory) where the number of tests reached 613 test within the dispensary laboratory. Note that the dispensary in Syrian Arab Red Crescent Jaryud Sub Branch is constantly working to cover all the medical needs of arrivals and affected families.
SARC – Aleppo Relief Center in Al-Zahraa Area continues distributing humanitarian aids to IDP’s and affected families. The recently distributed aids includes food items, supported by WFP, and nonfood items, supported by UNHCR and IFRC. Periodically, 3500 families benefit from this relief center.
On Thursday, a convoy of humanitarian aids (31 trucks loaded with food and nonfood items as well as medical aids) reached northwestern rural Aleppo. The convoy was escorted by SARC – Aleppo to reach SARC sub-branches and points in Afrin, Kafar Janna, Rajo and Yakhour. 10000 families will benefit from this intervention as the aids are sufficient for 50000 beneficiaries. Delivered items were supported by WFP, WHO, UNICEF, IOM and UNHCR with coordination by OCHA in Aleppo.
It is known that patients with kidney diseases, need plenty quantity of clean water, therefore, SARC’s Rural Damascus Water and Sanitation team delivered 1400 water bottles with 1,5-liter capacity and 500 bottles with 10-liter capacity to SARC’s point in Ain Mnen on Wednesday 25/5/2016. In its turn, medical point will check the patients and distribute water bottles for them, within the Red Crescent’s continues plan to alleviate most vulnerable people suffering.