JEDDAH: ARAB NEWS
Published — Wednesday 31 July 2013
Last update 12 August 2013 10:34 am
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah has allocated SR400 million to support kidney patients in different parts of the Kingdom, the King Abdullah International Foundation for Humanitarian Works said on Tuesday.
King Abdullah is the chairman of the foundation's board of trustees.
“The program is aimed at providing free medical treatment of international standards for kidney patients in the Kingdom,” said Prince Khaled bin Abdullah, chairman of the foundation’s board of directors.
The foundation will supply 1,000 dialysis machines with a total capacity of treating up to 5,000 patients daily, said the prince, who thanked the King for his humanitarian gesture.