MOH-Gaza, Cochlear implantation in Gaza has benefited 66 patients in 2019

25/02/2020|english, reports|

MOH-Gaza, Cochlear implantation in Gaza, has benefited 66 patients in 2019
Since 2017, the Ministry of Health has performed nearly 180 cochlear implement surgeries, 66 of them in 2019, with the support of Emar development association in partnership with Qatari Red Crescent, cochlear implement society, in cooperation with Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani Rehabilitation and Prosthetics for the Reconstruction Hospital.

Dr. Muhammad Murad, Chairman of the Cochlear Implant Committee and Head of the ENT Department at Al Shifa Complex in Gaza City, said that the project contributed to reducing the waiting lists, and conducting operations at early age where treatment is better for language development and for treatment of speech delay, and then the child undergoes a comprehensive rehabilitation program to integrate him into society and the enroll children in school.