New UAE agreement to grant wishes of critically ill kids

Dubai - The agreement will bring happiness to children aged three to 18 years.



Representational image: Alamy.com/ae
Representational image: Alamy.com/ae

By Web Report

Published: Mon 18 Jan 2021, 1:21 PM

Last updated: Mon 18 Jan 2021, 1:27 PM

The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Make a Wish Foundation to fulfil the wishes of children with critical illnesses.

The agreement will bring happiness to children aged three to 18 years recuperating at MoHAP’s hospitals.

The MoU was signed by Dr Youssif Al Serkal, Director-General of the Emirates Health Services Corporation, and Hani Al Zubaidi, CEO, Make a Wish Foundation.

Al Serkal said the ministry will provide Make a Wish Foundation with information about the eligible children.

“The ministry is keen to join forces with various institutions that can help enhance children’s health services to alleviate their suffering and provide them with appropriate and high-quality treatment,” said the official.


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