MRI Appeal for Gaza
June 29, 2009
The already deprived health services in
The rate of malnourishment among children is steadily increasing in
The number of patients who have died because they were not allowed the basic right to seek medical care outside of
As a response to this isolation, economic hardships, and the deteriorating health situation, the Red Crescent Society for the Gaza Strip recognizes the importance of adding an MRI machine to its diagnostic center in
Around 2000 people per month will benefit from this highly sophisticated and needed diagnostic procedure. Many of those patients will get the right diagnosis at the right time, as timely medical diagnosis is the first step in effective health management.
This diagnostic procedure will be able to diagnose different kinds of health problems, which are too many to list, but include early stages of cancer, neurosurgical cardiovascular ,and orthopedic diseases.
The cost of an MRI machine is $1.2 million, which includes staff salaries and site preparation. The Red Crescent Society has secured $650,000—more than half the total cost—through generous donations from individuals who have continually supported our services and trusted our role in the society through the years.
We appeal to you to help us to reach our goal and to make this strategic and developmental project a reality for our
Dr. Mona Elfarra
Red Crescent Society for
PS: For more information please contact us to provide you with the detailed proposal of the project .