Al-Basar International Foundation signs a cooperation agreement with the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre
On the afternoon of Monday, October 23, 2023, the Al Basar International Foundation and the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre signed a partnership contract to operate the Specialised Hospital for Ophthalmology and Surgery in the Ma’rib Governorate in the Republic of Yemen.
The agreement was signed by His Excellency the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Al Basar, Dr. Adel bin Abdulaziz Al-Rashoud, while it was signed on behalf of the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre by His Excellency the Assistant General Supervisor for Operations and Programmes, Engineer Ahmed bin Ali Al-Baiz, at the Centre’s headquarters in the city of Riyadh.
Under this agreement, Al Basar will operate the hospital for a period of one year. By providing medical services in all specialties in the field of ophthalmology and surgery in accordance with the highest international standards.
It should be noted that this contract is a renewal for the third year in a row of the partnership between Al Basar Foundation and the King Salman Centre, the results of which over the past years have been more than 132,000 patients detected and more than 7,200 free operations performed.
This cooperation, more than just a financial agreement, is a testament to the shared vision of a world where quality eye care is accessible to all, irrespective of socio-economic standing.
The impact of this partnership will be felt most significantly by the beneficiaries, individuals, and communities who face daily challenges in accessing affordable eye care. This alliance is set to broaden the horizons of possibilities in delivering comprehensive eye care services to the underserved. Through this partnership, beneficiaries can anticipate better access to essential eye care resources, cutting-edge treatment, and enriched community education concerning eye health.
Al Basar International Foundation has a rich history of establishing and maintaining specialist hospitals and health care centres, having set up 29 fully functioning, affordable eye hospitals in Africa and Asia.