Oct 5, 2021, 2:43 PM
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Yemeni hospital launches surgery department with Iran’s help

Tehran, IRNA – Republican Hospital in Sana’a, Yemen launched its urgent surgery department for the maternity section after 25 years with the help of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Iran’s Ambassador to Yemen Hassan Irlou announced the news on Tuesday, saying that the department went inoperative 25 years ago.

Irlou said that the help was offered at the request of Yemeni Health Minister Dr. Taha al-Mutawakkil and in the framework of bilateral cooperation between Iran and Yemen.

Yemen’s Deputy Health Minister who attended the inauguration of the department thanks Iran’s Supreme Leader and people, saying that the hospital became operational in a time when Yemeni people are suffering from a blockade.

Yemen has been caught in a devastating war imposed by Saudi Arabia and its allies since 2015.

The war has left tens of thousands of deaths and millions of displace people and also led to the destruction of infrastructure, including hospitals.


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