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Glasses Provided to Poor Children in Tulkarem

This week, the PCRF is providing medical glasses to fifty children from the Tulkarem area as part of our humanitarian projects. 

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Syrian Refugee Sponsored for Cancer Care in Jordan

Abdelazeez Al-Jabri is a three-year-old Syrian refugee from Halab who is battling lymphoma and is undergoing chemotherapy sessions at King Hussein Cancer Center in Jordan through the support of the PCRF this week. 

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Iraqi Girl Sent to Italy for Life-Saving Surgery

Zahraa Alghurabi is a four-year-old Iraqi girl who suffers from a congenital heart disease. This week, the PCRF sent the girl and her mother to Naples, Italy. 

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French Surgeon Arrives to West Bank

This week, Dr. Raouf Salti, a French urological surgeon, began his volunteer mission at the Alia Governmental Hospital in the southern West Bank town of Hebron. 

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French Urologist Volunteers in Gaza

This week, Dr. Nizar Badran, a urology surgeon from the Centre Medical Europe - CME hospital in Paris started operating on patients in the Shifa Hospital in Gaza City. 

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Syrian Refugee Sponsored for Cancer Care in Lebanon

This week, seven-year-old Ghazal Haydar, a Syrian girl from Daraya who lives in Saida south of Lebanon, underwent chemotherapy sessions at Zahraa Hospital in Beirut through our “one-Time-Sponsorship Program”. 

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Syrian Refugee Sponsored for Surgery in Lebanon

This week, the PCRF sponsored ophthalmic surgery for 13-year-old Mahmoud Baghdadi, a Syrian child from Halab living in Shhem in Lebanon. 

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French Surgeon Volunteers a Week in Gaza

This week, Dr. Alexandre Karsenti, a vascular surgeon from Hospital de Marne la Valée in Paris, France is volunteering in Shifa Hospital in the Gaza Strip to provide expert care for needy patients, as well as training for local surgeons. 

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Summer Camp for Children in the Northern West Bank starts

This week, the Alhorrya Summer Camp began for nearly 100 children in Alaqaba village in the northern West Bank. The camp include ten disabled children. The PCRF is partnering with the Aqapa village council to support the camp. 

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Palestinian Surgeon Sent to Lebanon to Treat Refugees

This week, the head of plastic surgery at Makassed Hospital in East Jerusalem, Dr. Hisham Ammous, returned to Lebanon through the PCRF to continue his missions treating burned and injured refugees at Haifa Hospital in the Bourj Al Barajnah Refugee Camp. 

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Hygiene Kits Distributed to Children in Tulkarem

This week, the PCRF Tulkarem office is distributing hygiene kits to 80 children in Zeetta village, near Tulkarem as part of our humanitarian projects. 

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Syrian Boy Sponsored for Surgery

Mohammed Al Namous is a two-year-old Syrian refugee living in Mayfound in southern Lebanon. He was sponsored for clubfoot surgery at the Rafik Al Hariri Hospital this week by Dr. Yousef Al Daher Akel. 

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Seven Syrian Refugees Sponsored For Surgery in Lebanon

This week, the PCRF sponsored ENT surgeries for seven Syrian refugees at Siblin Governmental Hospital in Beirut/Lebanon. 

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Palestinian Girl Arrives in Houston for Surgery

Nine-year-old Naba Rabaia from the West Bank town of Jenin has a hip dislocation leaving her in severe pain. 

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French Medical Team Completed Their Mission in Gaza

Professor Christoph Oberlin and his team completed their 30th volunteer hand surgery mission at Al Shifa Hospital in Gaza Strip. 

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French Surgery Team on Their 30th Volunteer Mission to Gaza

This week, a three-member volunteer surgery team from France returned to Al Shifa Hospital in the Gaza Strip to provide hand surgery for needy children. 

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Jordanian Child Sponsored for Brain Surgery

Seven-year-old Omar Taani from Irbid in northern Jordan was diagnosed with brain tumor and sponsored for surgery at King Abdullah University Hospital this week by Dr. Bashar Abu Zaid. 

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Gaza Girl Travels for Surgery

13-year-old Raghad Almussader from the Gaza Strip was born with a back deformity, leaving her in pain and unable to function. 

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Two Syrian Children Sponsored for Surgery

This week, 2-year-old Ahmad Mousa and 6-year-old Ali Abbas, Syrian refugees living in Jordan, underwent complex urological surgery at Al-Harmeen Hospital by Dr. Tawfeeq Al-Bousta. 

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Gazan Boy Travels to Detroit For a New Leg

Muath Abudaher is a 16-year-old boy from Deir El Balah Refugee Camp in Gaza who traveled to Detroit to start treatment for a customized prosthetic leg. 

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Two Syrian Children Sponsored for Surgery in Lebanon

This week, two Syrian refugees - Anwar Taytou and Yazan Sattouf - underwent pediatric surgery at Siblin Governmental Hospital in Beirut. 

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Three Gaza Children Travel for Medical Care

This week, three kids from Gaza were sent abroad for free medical care. Nima Freij went back to Dubai UAE, where she will undergo a second surgery to correct an injury she sustained from an explosion in 2008. 

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Twelve Refugee Children Sponsored for Surgery in Jordan

Last week, ten Syrian refugees and two Palestinian refugees from Gaza Camp were sponsored for ENT surgery at the Rosary Sister Hospital in Irbid. 

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Maimed Boy from Aleppo Helped in Philadelphia

Mohammed was playing with friends outside his home in Aleppo, Syria when a barrel bomb exploded. The 13-year-old boy was injured in both legs, his hand, and stomach. 

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Syrian Child Sponsored for Surgery

Two-year-old Karam Quitfan is a Syrian refugee living in Irbid in northern Jordan who was sponsored for pediatric urological surgery at the Irbid Islamic Hospital this week by Dr. Mahmoud Bani Hani. 

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Child Sponsored for Surgery in Lebanon

This week, four-year-old Othman Trad, a Lebanese boy from Tripoli underwent craniosynostosis repair surgery at the American University of Beirut Medical Center by Dr. Marwan Najjar and Dr. Ghassan Abou Sitta. 

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Orphans in Jenin Get Relief

This week, the PCRF Jenin office is distributing hygiene kits to 120 orphans during Ramadan as part of our humanitarian projects during the month. 

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Four Syrian Refugees Sponsored for Surgery in Lebanon

This week four Syrian refugee children in Lebanon - Adnan Hassan, Khaled Hassan, Shahd Sleiman and Mohammed Sedo were sponsored through the PCRF's "Syrian Children's Relief Program." 

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Syrian Refugee Sponsored for Cancer Treatment

The family of three-year-old Abdelazeez Al-Jabari fled the war in Halab in Syria for the safety of Jordan, only to find that their son is suffering from Burkett Lymphoma. In early May, he was admitted to the King Hussein Cancer Center Amman where he underwent surgery and now undergoing chemotherapy. 

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Refugees in Jordan Get Eyeglasses

This week, the PCRF Jordan team is providing eyeglasses for children in the Gaza and Souf refugee camps in northern Jordan. 

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Burned Girl Returns Home to Gaza after Surgery in Boston

After two months of plastic and reconstructive surgery at the Shriners Hospital in Boston, Abrar Allahham returned home to Gaza this week. The girl was sent by the PCRF to Boston four years ago where she underwent the first stage of reconstructive surgery at the Shriners Children's Hospital. 

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Ramadan Food Distribution Continues for Syrian Refugees

This week, the PCRF Jordan Team and chapter are providing food packages to Syrian families in two refugee camps near Amman, Jordan. 

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PCRF Sponsors Iftar Dinner for Children with Cancer

Each year in Ramadan, the PCRF provides food for children and their parents in the Huda Al Masri Pediatric Cancer Department, which we built and opened in the Beit Jala Hospital in April, 2013. 

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Refugees in Jordan Get Relief During Ramadan

This month, the PCRF team in Jordan are providing to poor Jordanian, Palestinian and Syrian refugee families food packages. The distribution is taking place in Mafraq area of northern Jordan, which includes the Gaza refugee camp as well as other undocumented camps in Jordan. 

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We are Providing Refugees in Lebanon Some Relief This Month

This week, the PCRF Team in Lebanon is distributing food packages for Palestinian and Syrian families during Ramadan. Nearly 200 children in Al Bus Refugee camp in southern Lebanon are being supported by our team, in partnership with the Women Humanitarian Organization. 

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PCRF Distributes Food to Hungry Children in Gaza

During the month of Ramadan, the PCRF is providing food vouchers for the most marginalized and neglected children in the besieged Gaza Strip. 80% of Gaza's population are surviving on less than $2 a day, and the majority of these are children.  

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Injured Syrian-Palestinian Refugee Continues Treatment in Jordan

Nine-year-old Hanan Hroob, is a Palestinian refugee born in Syria who lost her leg to a bombing of her home a couple of years ago. The PCRF sent her to Chicago for a new leg two years ago, and she has seen been sponsored for follow-up care in Jordan.  

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American Team Trains in Neonatal Care

This week, a four member team of doctors and nurses from St. John Hospital in Oklahoma arrived to the Holy Family Hospital in Bethlehem to provide extensive neonatal training for nurses and doctors from all over the southern West Bank.  

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PCRF Joins Regional Meeting for Helping Refugee Kids with Cancer

This week, the PCRF is joining St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital from Memphis, Tennessee, the American University of Beirut Medical Center and the King Hussein Cancer Center in Amman, Jordan to form a task force to care for refugee and displaced children with cancer from Syria, Palestine, Iraq, Yemen, and the region.  

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Syrian Child Sponsored for Surgery in Jordan

This week, 7-month-old Bailsan Abo Rashdan, a Syrian refugee living in the Al-Zaatari refugee camp in northern Jordan, was sponsored by the PCRF for pediatric orthopedic surgery at the Irbid Islamic Hospital. 

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French Orthopedic Team Returns to Lebanon

This week, a three-member team of doctors from France returned to Lebanon to provide care for refugee children. Led by Prof. Federico Canavese, an orthopedic surgeon from CHU Estaing de Clermont Ferrand, and including anesthesiologist Dr. Abdel-Rahim Shaker Al Khatib and physiotherapist Dr. Moreau Pernet.  

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PCRF Meets the Pope

Last week, Andres Arcangiongiolini, the grandson of long-time PCRF volunteer Dr. Angelo Stefanini and board member of the PCRF-Italy chapter met Pope Francis at the Vatican in Rome wearing a PCRF t-shirt.  

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Syrian Child has Surgery in Beirut

This week, six-year-old Ibrahim Rammo, a Syrian refugee living in Beirut, underwent ENT surgery at the Haifa PRCS Hospital in the Bourj Al Bourajnah refugee camp.  

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Cardiac Surgery Team Returns to Palestine

This week, an 11-member team of doctors and nurses from Italy and Germany joined together to help provide life-saving open-heart surgery on sick children born with congenital heart disease. 

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Medical Team Screen Refugees in Jordan

This week, Dr. Zeena Salman, a pediatrician from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, screened dozens of Syrian refugee children in northern Jordan as part of the PCRF's efforts to identify children in need of care, and provide them the treatment and support that they need.  

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Palestinian Girl Arrives in LA for Surgery

10-year-old Toqa Iqnaibi from the West Bank town of Hebron was born with multiple orthopedic deformities in her back and lower limbs, leaving her in pain and unable to function.   

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American Surgery Team Volunteers in Hebron

This week, a three-member team of surgeons from the USA are in Alia Hospital in the West Bank town of Hebron providing pediatric surgery for children born with birth defects or with injuries, who cannot be adequately treated locally.   

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Syrian Baby has Life-Saving Surgery in Lebanon

This week, the PCRF partnered with two other organizations in Lebanon to provide life-saving open-heart surgery for 8-month-old Kafia Al Abdallah, a Syrian refugee from Homs living in the Jnah area of Beirut.   

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Injured Gazan Boy Has Surgery in Boston

Sixteen-year-old Waad Alzaery had surgery on May 16 through the support of the PCRF after he lost his leg to a sniper on the Gaza border in 2015. He originally traveled to Boston to be fitted for a prosthetic leg, which received two months ago.   

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Chilean Team Returns to Qalqilya

This week, a three-member team from Chile and Costa Rica returned to Darwish Nazzal Hospital in Qalqilay to provide maxillofacial surgery on children.   

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American Surgery Team in Jenin

This week, two general surgeons from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health are volunteering their time to treat patients and train local doctors at the Jenin government hospital.   

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Speech Therapist Volunteers in the West Bank

This week, American speech therapist Amy Alpert is traveling through the northern West Bank to provide speech therapy for patients and training for local NGOs.   

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Maxillofacial Mission Returns to Nablus

This week, a six-member team of volunteer doctors from all over the world returned to Rafidiah Hospital to provide maxillofacial surgery on needy patients.   

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Syrian Refugee Sponsored for Surgery in Jordan

Last week the PCRF sponsored a pediatric surgery for 7-year-old Hala Al-Faouri, a Syrian refugee from Deraa living in Zarqa city in northern Jordan.   

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Lebanese Child Sponsored for Surgery

This week, the PCRF sponsored 4-year-old Mohammed Itawi from Tripoli in northern Lebanon for pediatric surgery through our One-Time Sponsorship Program.   

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The PCRF Sponsors Surgery for 12 Children in Jordan

This week, the PCRF sponsored ENT surgeries for ten Syrian refugees and two Jordanian children at the Irbid Islamic Hospital in Northern Jordan.  

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Burned Gazan Girl Returns to Boston for Surgery

11-year-old Abrar Allaham from Khan Younis in the southern Gaza sustained excessive burn injuries over most her body in 2007 and had surgery through the PCRF at the Shriners Hospital for Burned Children in Boston four years ago.  

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PCRF Sends Iraqi Baby to India for Life-Saving Heart Surgery

This week, 11-month-old Abdulmohaimen Al-Ogaidi was sent by the PCRF, in cooperation with Chain of Hope in the UK, to Narayana Hospital in Bangalore, India, where he will first undergo testing and then an open-heart procedure to hopefully save his life.  

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PCRF Distributes Diabetic Kits to Syrian Children

This week, the PCRF is partnering with two other NGOs to start distributing diabetes kits to Syrian children in Lebanon. The first day of distribution in the Biqaa Valley, in partnership with the Syrian American Medical Society and MAPS.  

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Harley-Davidson Amman Shows Support for Gaza Child

The Amman Harley-Davidson held a reception for 15-year-old Mohammad Al-Qunfod, who the PCRF sent from Gaza to Jordan for a life-saving kidney transplant operation.  

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Syrian Refugee Provided Life-Saving Heart Procedure

Five-year-old Abdulrhman Alhariri, a Syrian residing in Zaatari refugee camp is a known case of heart disease that runs through his family. Five years ago two of his sisters died because of the same congenital cardiac disease.  

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Child Sponsored for Surgery in Amman

12-month-old Mosa Al-Noati, a Palestinian child from Nablus living in Amman, was sponsored through the PCRF's "One-Time Sponsorship Program" urological surgery this week by Dr. Mean Masarwah he at Luzmila Hospital.   

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Syrian Child Sponsored for Cancer Treatment in Jordan

A three-year-old boy refugee child from Halab in Syria, Abdelazeez Al-Jabari, is suffering from Burkitt Lymphoma and was admitted to the King Hussein Cancer Hospital in Amman on May 3rd through the PCRF's Syrian Children's Relief Project to follow up his daily chemotherapy doses under medical supervision.  

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American Pediatrician Returns to Palestine

This week, Dr. Barbara Zind, a pediatrician from Colorado, returned to Palestine through the PCRF to help screen and evaluate children who are being sponsored in our "Monthly Child Sponsorship Program." 

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Syrian Refugee Has Surgery in Jordan

This week, the PCRF sponsored orthopedic surgery to correct a club foot for 14-year-old Abdelhamid Khamis, a Syrian refugee from Al-Reqa living in Jordan. The boy underwent the operation at Al-Hayat Hospital under the care of Dr. Ayad Obaid.  

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Syrian Brothers Sponsored for Surgery in Jordan

This week, brothers Mohammad Homad Al-Dyab, 6-years-old, and Mohammad Edan Al-Dyab, 10-years-old, refugees from Deraa in southern Syria, but now residing in the Jordan Valley, were sponsored for pediatric surgery at Al-Hayat Hospital by Dr. Dawoud Al-Mohtaseb.  

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Gazan Boy Undergoes Surgery in Shreveport

Seven-year-old Qossay Sallout from Khan Younis in Gaza was born with a significant facial deformity and a large posterior cranial defect which could not be treated in his country. He traveled with his grandmother to USA, where he underwent a long 16-hour long surgery at the Willis-Knighton Medical Center in Shreveport, Louisiana.  

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Urgent Relief for Refugees in Ein Hilweh Camp

Over the past month, the largest Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon - Ein Hilweh in Saida - was impacted by fighting inside the camp, which left thousands of innocent civilians displaced yet again.  

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Medical Team Sent to Treat Syrian Children

This week, a three-member team of doctors from the USA are in the Syrian refugee camps in Lebanon to provide care and treatment for children.  

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Syrian Refugee Sponsored for Surgery in Lebanon

Malak Abd Rabbou is a 17-years-old Syrian child living in Arzay in south Lebanon who was sponsored by the PCRF for corrective hip surgery at Labib Hospital through the PCRF's "Syrian Children's Relief Project" in which we sponsor children in need of care, regardless of politics or religion.  

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Swiss Surgery Team Returns to Gaza

This week, a five-member volunteer surgery team from Switzerland returned to Nasser Hospital in the Gaza Strip to provide plastic and reconstructive surgery, as well as maxillofacial surgery, for children. 

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Palestinian Girl Receives Artificial Eye In the Bay Area

14-year-old Manar Asafra from Hebron sustained in 2009 a trauma injury to her eye resulting in her losing vision in her left eye.