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Orthopedic Surgery Team Returns to Jenin

This week, a four-member team of doctors from Chile returned to the West Bank town of Jenin to provide care and treatment for children with orthopedic disorders. 

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Plastic Surgery Mission Returns to Tulkarem

This week, a two member team of plastic and reconstructive surgeons from Tokyo, Japan returned to the Thabet Thabet Hospital in Tulkarem to provide care for children in need. 

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PCRF Sponsors Syrian Infant for Surgery in Jordan

Sham Albredi is a three-month-old Syrian child from Daraa living in Jordan who was diagnosed with hydrocephalus. This week, Sham underwent neurological surgery at Irbid Islamic Hospital. 

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Syrian War Victim Undergoes Surgery in Jordan

Odia Qadoor was only six months old when combatants entered his home and murdered his parents leaving him with an injured left foot. Odia is now five-years-old living with his grandmother in Mafraq Jordan, suffering from growth impairment with a deformity of the affected limb. 

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Gaza Children Receive School Supplies

This week, the PCRF provided school bags and full stationery to poor children in remote Eastern areas of the central Gaza Strip. Most of the children in these areas, which are the most impacted by the occupation and economic challenges in Gaza, were carrying worn-out school bags because their families were unable to give them new bags at the start of a new school year. 

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French Surgery Team Returns to Jenin

This week, a four-member team of surgeons from France returned to the West Bank town of Jenin to continue their bi-annual mission of providing hand surgery and other specialized orthopedic care for children. 

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Syrian Refugee Underwent Surgery in Lebanon

This week, two-year-old Syrian child living in Lebanon, Mohammad Al Namous underwent right club foot removal of plates and screws surgery at Rafik Hariri Hospital. 

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Four Babies Have Cardiac Catheterizations at PMC

On Tuesday, September 12, four Palestinian babies born with congenital heart disease were treated by pediatric cardiologist Dr. Stefano Di Bernando from Lausanne, Switzerland, at the Palestine Medical Complex (PMC) in Ramallah. 

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Gaza Thalassemia Patients Get Help

This week, the PCRF, in partnership with Thalassemia Patients' Friends Society and Thalassemia unit at Al Shifa Hospital in Gaza, delivered thirty ampules of aclasta drugs to the hospital to help thalassemia patients get the care that they need. 

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PCRF Sends Mission from Palestine to Treat Refugees in Greece

This week, the PCRF is sponsoring two Palestinian dentists Dr. Nour Issa and Dr. Majd Barham on our second mission to provide care for Syrian refugees in Greece. 

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Palestinian Boy Underwent Surgery in Lebanon

Two-year-old Muhammad Rabee Elhaj is a Palestinian child from Naher al-Bared Camp living in Northern Lebanon. The PCRF in coordination with UNRWA and HCS sponsored hip dislocation surgery at Rafic Hariri University Hospital by Dr. Yousif Daher, through the PCRF's One Time Sponsorship Program. 

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European Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Mission Returns to Palestine

This week, a nine-member team of doctors and nurses from Spain and Switzerland returned to the Palestine Medical Center in the West Bank town of Ramallah to provide life-saving open-heart surgery on sick children born with congenital heart disease. 

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Brazilian Hand Surgery Team Returns to Palestine

This week, a three-member volunteer hand surgery team from Brazil returned to the occupied territories to provide expert surgery on children at Rafidiah Hospital in Nablus, and later moving to the European Hospital in Khan Younis, Gaza. 

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Summer Camps Conclude Its Last Days in Lebanon

Summer camps accomplished its last day, after six days full of productive activities established for 40 Palestinian and Syrian Refugees living in Burj el Barajneh Camp in Lebanon. 

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PCRF Distirubites Specialized Medical Chairs in Gaza Strip

This Week, the PCRF distributed three specialized medical chairs for the thalassemia department at Shifa Hospital northern Gaza City. 

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A Doctorate Student Distributed Medicine in Lebanon

This week, Rim Lebbar a first-year student in the Doctorate of Pharmacy at Laval University in Quebec city, Canada distributed medicine to 13 children who suffer from chronic diseases in Nahr El Bared and Badawi refugee camps northern Lebanon with the help of the PCRF. 

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Pediatric Neurosurgery Medical Mission Arrives in Ramallah

This week, Dr. Alex Zouros, a pediatric neurologist at Loma Linda University Medical Center- United States, arrived in the PMC hospital in the West Bank town of Ramallah along with his team Dr. Andrea Ray a pediatric craniofacial/Plastics, and Dr. Yamaan Saadeh a neurosurgery resident to start a week of training local doctors and evaluating patients. 

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American Pediatric Neurosurgery Team Arrives in Gaza

This week, American neurosurgeon Dr. Ian Mutchnick is volunteering at the European Gaza Hospital in the Gaza Strip on his second medical mission with the PCRF, to provide training for local surgeons and to treat patients who need neurology surgery. 

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Two Palestinian Sisters Sponsored Surgery in Lebanon

This week, The PCRF arranged for two Palestinian refugee sisters living in Ain El Helwe camp southern Lebanon to have vagus nerve stimulator implant surgery at Hammoud Hospital by Dr. Raafat Yehya. 

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Eight Syrian Refugees Underwent Surgery in Lebanon

This week, eight Syrian refugees living in Lebanon underwent ENT surgery at Siblin Governmental Hospital by Dr. Wael Abou Akel. These are kids whose families are too poor to cover their operations. 

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School Kits Distributed in Ramallah

This week, PCRF Ramallah office distributed over 250 school kits for children living in Bait Our, Shoqba, Shbteen and Beitello village near Ramallah in partnership with the village council. 

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PCRF Summer Camp Trip for Refugees in Lebanon

This week, the PCRF team in Lebanon arranged a summer camp trip for 40 Palestinian and Syrian refugee children living in Burj el Barajneh camp where they went to Moltaqa Al Nahrin at Al Damour area. 

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Two Gazan kids Arrive to the US for medical care

Thirteen-year-old Arwa Al Sharif from Jabalia Refugee Camp in Gaza had a history of bilateral ophthalmic issues which resulted in the loss of her left eye. 

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PCRF Sponsors surgery for a Syrian Girl in Jordan

TThis week, three-year-old Syrian girl living in Jordan, Sarah Hariri underwent preauricular sinus surgery at Al Harmeen hospital. 

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The PCRF Distrubiets Dental Supplies to Children in Tulkarem

This week, the PCRF humanitarian team in Tulkarem in coordination with the Dental Association moved their mission to Autism Center where fifty-one children were examined and provided with dental supplies. 

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Five Refugee Children Sponsored for Surgery in Jordan

This week, we arranged for five Syrian refugees living in Irbid northern Jordan to have ophthalmic surgery at Roya Center by Doctor Shadi Alkhatib. 

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PCRF Sponsors Child for Surgery in Lebanon

This week, fifteen-year-old Syrian child living in Beirut, Jomaa Jaban underwent cholecystectomy surgery at Rafik Hariri Governmental hospital. 

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Syrian Teen underwent Surgery in Lebanon

The PCRF sponsored fourteen-year-old Mohanad Ojeil, a Syrian teen from Halab living in Beirut, for tendon repair surgery through our "Syrian Relief Project". 

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Syrian Girl Underwent Extensive Surgery in Lebanon

Seven-year-old Falak Arnaout is a Syrian child from Homos living in Mount Lebanon. The PCRF sponsored tenotomy adductor off and capsulotomy midfoot extensor surgery at Siblin Governmental Hospital by Dr. Amer Khodor, through the PCRF's Syrian Children's Relief Project. 

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Diabetes Screening Devices Distributed in Southern Gaza

This week, our humanitarian projects team in southern Gaza did a distribution of diabetes screening devices for 35 children who suffer from diabetes. 

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Palestinian Girl Recovering After Surgery in California

Ten-year-old Toqa Iqnaibi is recovering after undergoing orthopedic surgery at the Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children in Los Angeles. 

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American Plastic Surgery Team Arrives in Gaza

This week, American plastic surgeon Dr. Matthew Chetta is volunteering at Al Shifa Hospital in the Gaza Strip on his first medical mission with the PCRF, to provide training for local surgeons and to treat patients suffering from skin burns caused by war and skin deformities. 

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Huda Al Masri Summer Camp Starts at Beit Jala

This week, Huda Al Masri Pediatric Cancer Department started the “Hope Camp” in Beit Jala, for 25 children, who are battling cancer at the department. 

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Pediatric Neurologist Arrives in Palestine

This week, Dr. Scott Otallah, a pediatric neurologist from Wake Forest University in North Carolina, arrived to the West Bank town of Jenin to start a week of training local doctors and evaluating patients in the main government hospital there. 

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Palestinian Child Sponsored for Surgery in Jordan

Jood Shadi Hamead is a two-year-old Palestinian child from Al Naqab who underwent orthopaedic surgery at Luzmila Hospital in Jordan through the support of the PCRF this week. Jood was sponsored through our “One-time-Sponsorship Program”. 

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PCRF Sponsors Syrian Boy for Surgery in Lebanon

This week, the PCRF sponsored 3-year-old Karam AlSheikh Isleem, a Syrian child from Idlib living in Beirut, for inguinal hernia repair surgery through our "Syrian Relief Project". 

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Jordanian International Marathon Team Gets new Chairs through PCRF

This week, the PCRF distributed eight high-quality sports wheelchairs for the Jordanian international marathon team in partnership with King Hussain Foundation and distributed by IFH. 

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Norwegian Doctor Provides Emergency Training in Gaza

This week, Dr. Hanne Lossius, a doctor from Norway, began a mission to provide emergency training courses in first aid for students at the school of medicine at Alazhar university in Gaza City. 

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Brazilian Medical Team Treating Children in Gaza

A four-member team of doctors and nurses from Brazil completed their volunteer hand surgery mission in Hebron and then moved to Gaza to provide surgery for sixteen patients and train local doctors at EGH Hospital in Khan Younis. 

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Medical Eyeglasses Distributed in Jenin and Tubas

This week, the PCRF Jenin office in partnership with Mormon University is providing medical eyeglasses to seventy children from the Tubas and Jenin area, as part of our humanitarian programs to ensure that children get the care and support that they need. 

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Syrian Girl Sponsored Surgery in Lebanon

Farah Al Shtewi is an eight-year-old Syrian girl living in Al Nabateyieh south of Lebanon, who suffers from a hydatid cyst in her left lung. 

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Syrian Child Underwent Surgery in Lebanon

Two-months-old Ali Al Bakour is a Syrian child from Halab living in Shhem in Lebanon. The PCRF sponsored inguinal hernia repair surgery for Ali at Siblin Governmental Hospital by Dr. Abdallah Al Hajj, through the PCRF's Syrian Children's Relief Project. 

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Syrian Refugee Underwent Surgery in Jordan

Fourteen-year-old Besan Abo Abed is a Syrian refugee living in Irbid north of Jordan. In 2014, The PCRF sponsored an orthopedic surgery for Besan and this week, she underwent osteotomy and deformity correction surgery in her right leg by Dr. Munther Soudi at Istishari Hospital