MOH – Gaza: The French delegation performs 20 Peripheral complicated operations at EGH

The French delegation, with the participation of the local team, performed 20 surgeries on peripheral nerves and congenital malformations at the European Gaza Hospital(EGH).

According to Dr. Jamal Abu Hilal, head of the orthopedic departments at the European Gaza Hospital, the delegation that arrived at the hospital 28th of October had examined 42 cases previously prepared by the hospital’s medical committee to be operated on.

Dr. Abu Hilal considered these operations among the complex procedures previously transferred abroad, as four operations are performed daily, each lasting about three hours, pointing out that the delegation will leave the hospital Wednesday, 2ed November, to complete its mission at Al-Shifa Medical Complex.

This is the delegation’s fiftieth visit, according to Dr. Abu Hilal. The delegation visits the Gaza Strip every six months, for the participation of local medical teams in conducting surgical operations and training local staff, which the Ministry of Health intends to attract these delegations to do so.