Turkey's aid agency continues health projects in Gaza

There are more than 900 men, 74 women and 63 children who lost their limbs due to the lack of medical devices since 2012.

Turkey's aid agency continues health projects in Gaza

World Bulletin/News Desk

The Turkish International Cooperation and Development Agency (TIKA) said Turkish volunteer doctors performed 12 surgeries and examined 99 patients in 4 days at Gaza hospitals.

The microsurgery units were established at the Al-Shifa and Nasser hospitals to operate on those who nearly lost their limbs in attacks staged by Israel since 2008.

There are more than 900 men, 74 women and 63 children who lost their limbs due to the lack of medical devices since 2012.

The Turkish International Cooperation and Development Agency (TIKA) has carried out more than 11 thousand projects in 100 countries since 2002.

Afghanistan ranks first with 886 projects among the countries where TIKA offers help, followed by Azerbaijan with 771, Kyrgyzstan with 602, Kazakhstan with 598, Uzbekistan with 453, Mongolia with 427 and Tajikistan with 335.

In the Balkans, TIKA has fulfilled nearly 2,500 projects, and in the south African countries it has run more than 600 projects.

Last Mod: 25 Temmuz 2013, 14:10
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