On Sunday, May 5, 2019, Sharjah City for Humanitarian Services (SCHS) signed a memorandum with the Kuwait Hospital in Dubai in order to offer health care services to persons with disabilities including nationals, residents, and share experiences and researches. This agreement is part of SCHS continued efforts to consolidate the relationships of cooperation with local, regional, and international bodies and institutions to provide the best services to persons with disabilities according the best practices worldwide.
The Director of the Hospital Mr. Abdul Razzaq Amiri signed the agreement on behalf of the hospital, while Mrs. Mona Abdel Karim signed on behalf of SCHS.
She said, “In addition to offering treatment to persons with disabilities at the hospital, the agreement aims at organizing mutual informative activities with the sole purpose of developing their skills and dealing with all types of disabilities including hearing impairment and increasing persons with hearing impairment self-confidence”.
“Moreover, the agreement aims at spreading Sign Language, offering consultation and follow-up services to those with cochlear implants, and reduce the stress and pressure placed on them and their families from the community. It also includes organizing several activities and events to raise people’s awareness in this field to and provide treatment for persons with disabilities living within Sharjah district”, added Mrs. Mona.
According to Mrs. Mona, SCHS part of the agreement includes organizing sign language training courses for the workers of the Kuwait Hospital in Dubai, as well as organizing workshops to train those workers on the proper way to deal with persons with disabilities.
For his part, Mr. Abdul Razzaq Amiri has confirmed that the hospital is ready to offer examination and treatment services to persons with disabilities according to the best practices accredited worldwide. In addition, the hospital is going to organize a number of activities to raise SCHS employees and parents of the disabled awareness.
The Director of the Kuwait Hospital in Dubai has confirmed hospital’s commitment to preform cochlear implants for persons with hearing impairment sent by SCHS as well as giving priority in treatment to some cases of persons with disabilities. In addition, the hospital will take part in any scientific conferences that SCHS would organize.
The delegation of the Kuwait Hospital in Dubai, who visited SCHS, included Dr. Sharifa Al Emadi, Deputy Director of the Hospital for Administrative and Financial Affairs, Dr. Ahmed Ibrahim Ali, Deputy Medical Director (Consultant and Head of Emergency room), and Ms. Salwa Ahmed, a Specialist in Clinical Governance. After signing the agreement, Ms. Mona provided guests with a tour in SCHS classes and sections, through which they learned about the nature of services offered to persons with disabilities according to the best international practices.
Mr. Abdul Razzaq has praised the advanced level of services, which SCHS offers to its students. He has praised the efforts made by the workers and specialists and their continued care to develop these services in various fields.