QRCS to implement new humanitarian projects in West Bank and Jerusalem Jun 30, 2020 0 6452 12345 QNADohaTHE Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has approved a package of new humanitarian projects for thousands of Palestinians in the West Bank and Jerusalem, QRCS has announced. Funded by the QRCS, the projects will be implemented this year by its representative office in Palestine. The QRCS stated that one of these projects with a budget of $250,000 aims to purchase and modernise medical devices in Al-Makassed Islamic Charitable Society Hospital and is expected to benefit 8,500 patients annually. Another project worth $117,000 will facilitate purchase of medicines for cancer patients in Al Mutlaa Hospital. The project will cover the needs of 4,000 patients annually.In another field, the QRCS will support the capabilities of its Palestinian counterpart by purchasing 13 medical devices to examine vital signs for patients, and supply its stores and warehouses with medicines and medical consumables worth $40,000, in order to enhance its efforts to deal with coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic across Palestinian governorates.Two well-equipped ambulances will be purchased for the Palestinian Red Crescent’s Ambulance and Emergency Centre while the QRCS will also meet its operating cost for initial six months estimated at $183,000. The number of direct beneficiaries of ambulance services is estimated at 4,800.The QRCS has implemented 45 projects in the West Bank and Jerusalem during the past decade, including health, relief, development and economic projects. About 840,000 people benefited from these projects worth around $6 million equivalent to about QR22 million. Pages 123 RELATED ARTICLES MoI, QRCS sign agreement to strengthen joint cooperation Jun 30, 2020 0 3680 COVID Update Jun 30, 2020 0 749 Al Shamal Municipality shuts food outlet Jun 30, 2020 0 7048 MoCI recalls Ducati Superbike 1299 Panigale Superleggera The Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI), in cooperation with Alfardan Motorcycles, dealer of Ducati in Qatar has announced the recall of Ducati Superbike 1299 Panigale Superleggera model of 2017, due to possible .. MADLSA, SJC open office for implementation of rulings The Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs (MADLSA) and the Supreme Judiciary Council (SJC) have opened an office for the implementation of rulings. The office is affiliated with the .. New Briefs Amir congratulates president of Seychelles The Amir His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani on Monday sent a cable of congratulations to President of Seychelles Danny Faure on his country’s Independence Day. (QNA) .. Renew health card to easily access PHCC services The Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) has stressed the importance of checking the health card’s expiration date to access PHCC’s services and health centres’ services, including e-services such as the Community ..