Sidra Medicine and the Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) whereby QRCS will provide financial assistance covering the treatment, medications and medical supplies of patients in need.
The MOU was signed between Dr. Barbro Fridén, the Chief Executive Officer of Sidra Medicine and Eng. Ibrahim Abdulla Al-Maliki, the Chief Executive Director of Qatar Red Crescent Society.
Dr. Barbro Fridén, Chief Executive Officer at Sidra Medicine said: “Every child deserves the opportunity to grow up healthy and to realize their full potential and this is especially the case for children who are fighting complex health conditions. Our hospital, which provides specialist pediatric services is committed to providing the best possible care for the children of Qatar and beyond. Our partnerships with charitable groups like the Qatar Red Crescent Society are a step in the right direction to help improve the lives of young patients in need and to give them an opportunity to have access to the right care at the right time.”
Eng. Al-Maliki, the Chief Executive Director of QRCS said: “Qatar Red Crescent Society’s MoU with Sidra Medicine is an ambitious step towards realizing the joint social and humanitarian goals embodied by the Qatar National Vision 2030. It is also a continuation of our ongoing partnership with the hospital. QRCS has extensive experience in the field of humanitarian and community engagement. We have been actively supporting the treatment of needy children, whose families cannot afford the cost of treatment and we hope that our contribution will have a positive impact by giving them access to the best pediatric healthcare services.”