UAE field hospital in Gaza provides prosthetics for wounded Palestinians

RIYADH: The UAE field hospital in Gaza has begun the process of fitting prosthetics for individuals who lost limbs during Israel’s war on the encalve, Emirates News Agency reported on Sunday.

The hospital revealed plans to distribute 61 prosthetics to wounded people over several phases, with each phase accommodating 10 individuals for the fitting process, coupled with physical and psychological rehabilitation support.

Established last December, the UAE field hospital in Gaza boasts a capacity of 200 beds and operates with a medical team comprising 98 volunteers from 23 different countries, including 73 men and 25 women.

Since then, the hospital has conducted a total of 1,517 major and minor surgeries, catering to over 18,000 cases necessitating medical intervention.

Their services range from initial first aid to life-saving surgeries, provision of essential treatments and medications, intensive care, and ongoing medical consultations and support.

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