Bahrain’s Ambassador to Israel Visits Palestinian Children in Hospital

Bahrain’s Ambassador to Israel Khaled Yousif al-Jalahma on Tuesday visited the Palestinian Save a Child’s Heart Clinic at Wolfson Medical Center together with Israel’s Ambassador to Bahrain Eitan Na’eh, where Palestinian Authority children and Gaza are hospitalized.

“We will examine the humanitarian cooperation between Israel and Bahrain for the first time,” Jalahma said.

Save a Child’s Heart works to ensure that children around the world undergo life-saving heart treatments annually in Israel. The two met several Palestinian children and parents who are being treated at the clinic and come once a week to be evaluated and treated.

The ambassador also met with Wolfson Medical Center CEO Dr. Anat Engel, Save a Child’s Heart President Yoram Cohen, and CEO Simon Fisher, to discuss future humanitarian cooperation between the two countries from the signing of the Abrahamic Accords.

At the end of the meeting, the parties toured the new Sylvan Adams Children’s Hospital, where they met with the medical team that included three Palestinian doctors from Gaza and two other doctors from Zambia and Ethiopia participating in the Save a Child’s Heart training program. .

Bahraini Ambassador to Israel Khaled Yousif al-Jalahama is seen visiting the Palestinian Save a Child’s Heart clinic. (credit: SAVE A CHILD’S HEART)

The visit ended with the ambassador meeting with dozens of children from Iraq, Myanmar, Zambia, Ethiopia, Uganda and Nigeria, after receiving life-saving medical care in Israel. “I heard a lot about Save a Child’s Heart humanitarian activity and I am very happy to be here today to see the work first hand,” said Jalahma.
“I hope this is the beginning of a very fruitful relationship between Bahrain and Israel in the field of medicine. I have heard of the work you do all over the world. Working with you has been made possible by the Abraham Accords and we seek build on this. These kinds of programs are what will make our world a better place. “” We are excited to meet the Ambassador and introduce him to Israeli humanitarian activities for children with heart disease around the world, out of genuine desire and faith. work for a better world, “said Fisher.

“The Abrahamic Accords have opened many opportunities to expand the organization’s activities in Arab countries and Africa, and we hope that as a result fruitful partnerships will be created to save children’s lives.”

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