Saudi Arabia Signs Agreement to Boost Health Care Services for Syrian Refugees in Lebanon

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King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) and International War and Disaster Victims Protection Association signed today a joint agreement amounting to USD 972,000 to enhance health care services for Syrian refugees and the host community in Aarsal, Lebanon, benefiting 65,000 individuals.

Dr. Abdullah Saleh Al-Moallem, director of KSrelief’s Health and Environmental Aid Department said in a press statement that under the agreement, health care services, psychological, social, nutritional support, and free medicines will be provided to Syrian refugees and Lebanese citizens in Aarsal and its countryside free of charge and as per the best health standards.

Furthermore, Al-Moallem added that the agreement also stipulates developing the national health information and data management system and supporting existing national programs, in addition to participating in routine vaccination campaigns approved by the World Health Organization and the Lebanese Ministry of Health, raising health and nutrition awareness, promoting personal and general hygiene, limiting the spread of communicable diseases and promoting healthy nutrition methods.