UAE Thalassemia patients visit Musandam Hospital 08/05/2015
Under the patronage of the Wife of His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, His advisor to the President of UAE, Her HighnessSheikhaSheikhaBintSaif Al Nahyan, Chair Person of Emirates Thalassemia Society, accompanied by the members of the Board of Directors of Emirates Thalassemia Society along with a group of UAE thalassemia patients visited Thalassemia patients in Musandam Hospital in Khasab- Sultanate of Oman. The three day visitincluded a meet up with the Musandum Hospital patients, administration staff and personnel from Oman Health Ministry to share experiences and discussions to provide the necessary support needed. Musandum Hospital in collaboration with the General Directorate of Health Services Musandam, organized a formal ceremony to welcome Her Highness SheikhaSheikhaBintSaif Al Nahyan, Chair Person of the Board of Directors, accompanied by other respected members of the Board of Directors of Emirates Thalassemia Society. The ceremony began by a welcome speech delivered bythe personnel from the Oman Ministry of Health, followedby an introductory and appreciation speech by the CEO and Executive Secretary KhalidaKhammaswhich stressed the role of the Society for Thalassemia in aspects of support for UAE Thalassemia patients physically, morally and socially.A brief array of words also were delivered by Her Highness SheikhaSheikhaBintSaif Al Nahyan which thanked the officials from the Oman Ministry of Health and Musandum Hospital. Her Highness also attentively heard the views and problems of some patients to find solutions to them. DrEssamDohair held a round table discussion with all the parents of the Thalassemia patients to listen to the experiences of patients’ success in their lives. Her Highness also personally distributed gifts to the patients from theMusandam Hospital. The 3 day visit ended with a memorable sea cruise to experience the rich scenic seascapes ofMusandum.