“A Call to the Residents of Jerusalem.

A wounded man from the Gaza Strip is currently in intensive care at Augusta Victoria Hospital [1]. He is suffering from intense bleeding and urgently needs O-negative blood.

Anyone who can donate should contact the blood bank at Al-Makassed Hospital [2] in Jerusalem and donate under the name Imad Abu Rida.

Please share this post to reach as many people as possible. Thank you for your giving and belonging!”

-Augusta Victoria Hospital

0202 Editor’s Notes:
[1] Augusta Victoria Hospital is a church-hospital compound located on the Mount of Olives is the second largest hospital in East Jerusalem. The hospital provides care for Palestinians from across the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. Since its establishment in 1950, the hospital is primarily funded by The Lutheran World Federation and the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees in the Near East.
[2] Al-Makassed Hospital was established by the Makassed Islamic Charitable Society in East Jerusalem in 1968. The hospital provides medical services to Palestinians from across East Jerusalem, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. Al-Makassed is also a teaching hospital that trains medical and nursing students, encouraging them to obtain certification from the Palestinian and Jordanian medical boards.

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2018-06-20T20:14:04+00:0017/06/2018|East Jerusalem, English, Gaza, Health, West bank|