General Directorate of Endowments continues to provide support to needy critical cardiac patients through ‘Nabd.
02 April 2023, 12:00 AM
30 April 2023, 12:00 AM
The General Directorate of Endowments at the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs has announced that it continues the existing partnership with the Heart Hospital of Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC).
This is to support critical cases of cardiac patients in need through the ‘Nabd (pulse) Endowment’ sponsored by the department’s endowment fund for patients’ care.
The endowment fund for patients’ care is one of the main six endowment funds. It was established in pursue of the historical role of health endowments in Islamic history.
The General Directorate of Endowments at the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs is keen to include health projects in its various activities given that the advancement of health services in communities is a criterion for their development and growth.
Director-General of the General Directorate of Endowments Dr Sheikh Khalid bin Mohammed Al Thani confirmed the continuation of supporting and assisting critical cases of heart patients, as one of the main goals of the endowment fund for patients’ care, and in compliance with Prophet Mohammed’s directives on helping Muslims who are in distress.
He pointed out that the ‘Nabd Endowment’ for the treatment of heart patients is one of the endowments that have recently become a part of the projects of the General Directorate of Endowments, calling on philanthropists to support and enable it to perform the desired role.
Under the partnership with the Heart Hospital, cardiac patients who are unable to bear the costs of treatment are helped in fulfilment of the conditions of the endowers and in pursuit of the motto ‘Waqf is a community partnership’.
Head of the Cardiothoracic Surgery Department at the Heart Hospital of HMC Dr Abdulwahed Al Mulla expressed his happiness with this fruitful cooperation and the quick response from the General Directorate of Endowments to play its leading societal role, indicating that 49 patients benefited from this assistance during the past year.
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