Prosthetic Limb Centre opens at UAE Field Hospital in Gaza

February 22, 2024 / 12:12 AM
During the event
Sharjah 24 – WAM: The Prosthetic Limb Centre opened at the UAE Field Hospital in the Gaza Strip, as part of Operation "Gallant Knight 3", launched by the UAE under the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan to support the Palestinian people.
This initiative comes in response to the urgent need to support the injured and assist them with a comprehensive set of the latest medical devices in the field of orthopedics, to provide and manufacture high-quality prosthetics, and to rehabilitate patients and enable them to lead normal lives.

The centre will operate in several stages, starting with the first stage of taking measurements to manufacture the prosthetic limb, followed by the manufacturing stage, and the physical therapy and rehabilitation of the injured

On the first day, measurements were taken for 36 cases in preparation for the manufacture of their prosthetics. The number of cases is expected to reach more than 100 within a few days.
February 22, 2024 / 12:12 AM

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