UAE field hospital fits prosthetics for Gaza victims


The UAE field hospital in Gaza has begun fitting prosthetics for those who lost limbs during the catastrophic events on the Gaza Strip.

The hospital announced that 61 prosthetics will be delivered to the injured in several stages. In each stage, prosthetics will be fitted for 10 injured people along with physical and psychological rehabilitation.

The UAE field hospital in Gaza, which was inaugurated last December, has a capacity of 200 beds and includes a medical staff of 98 volunteers from 23 nationalities, including 73 men and 25 women. 

So far, the hospital has so far performed 1,517 surgeries and has treated more than 18,000 cases over the past months that required medical intervention by the hospital team to provide the necessary treatment and care, from first aid to life-saving surgery, in addition to providing the necessary treatments and medicines and other medical services.

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