It covers kidney treatment and transplantation for 7 patients included in the initiative
"Dubai Islamic" contributes to "Your Life Donation" by 3.5 million dirhams
Dubai Islamic Bank supports community initiatives that are focused on the public interest.
Dubai Islamic Bank has pledged to contribute an amount of 3.5 million dirhams to the benefit of the "Donate Your Life" initiative, which is adopted by "Emirates Today", in cooperation with the Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences, and the Department of Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities in Dubai, with the aim of treating struggling patients with kidney failure.
The initiative aims to support 38 patients with kidney failure and kidney transplantation for them in the Emirate of Dubai, including 14 children and 24 adults, and includes various nationalities, including 13 citizens, one Gulf patient, three Arabs, one from the Comoros Islands, and 20 Asians, at an amount of 22 million and 670 thousand AED, by motivating the private sector, businessmen and community members to adopt this initiative, and provide the necessary support to the target group.
The bank’s contribution covers kidney treatment and transplantation for seven patients who are included in the initiative, in addition to providing the necessary medication, and therapeutic follow-up to them after the operation, and commencing their treatment at Mediclinic Al Madinah Hospital in Dubai, and 15 patients are still waiting for their treatment expenses at an amount of nine million and 760 thousand dirhams. .
This initiative comes within the newspaper’s initiatives in the blessed month of Ramadan, as the volume of donations to the initiative, since its launch so far, has reached 12 million and 910 thousand dirhams, sufficient to treat and transplant the kidneys to 23 patients.
An official source in Dubai Islamic Bank praised the initiative that aims to treat and transplant kidneys to patients with kidney failure, and draw a smile on their faces and the faces of their families before Eid al-Fitr, and the good role that these parties play in seeking the success of the national community initiative, explaining that one of the bank’s goals is to support all Community groups, focusing on community initiatives that are in the public interest, and providing services to them in all fields.
He added that “the bank’s management decided to provide support and contribute to the community initiative (Donate You Life), at an amount of 3.5 million dirhams, and we hope that everyone, whether institutions or individuals, will contribute and support this community initiative that deals with patients with kidney failure, as they are considered part of this country. Dear, and everyone should join hands so that the joy is for them two joys, the joy of treatment and the joy of the holy month. ”
Deputy Director of the Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences for Administrative Affairs and Professional Services, Dr. Amer Mohammed Al Zarouni, said: “We extend our sincere thanks and gratitude to Dubai Islamic Bank for its generous donation and its active contribution in supporting the initiative of your donation is life, as no one's role in supporting work is hidden. Charity, this support will enable us to achieve the goals of the initiative and alleviate the suffering of patients with kidney failure. We invite all institutions, companies, businessmen and community members in the country to participate in the initiative, and contribute to giving hope for a better life for patients with kidney failure and their families.
Ahmed Darwish Al Muhairi, Executive Director of the charitable work sector at the Department of Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities in Dubai, praised the generous contribution of Dubai Islamic Bank for the benefit of the initiative «Donate Your Life», which opens a new door for the individual, the institution and the society in the performance of their social responsibility, stressing that the support of «Dubai Islamic» represents The most beautiful forms of the values of social solidarity, by feeling the suffering of others from patients with kidney failure, due to the changes they suffer in their social and psychological lives as a result of their health status and their continuous suffering.
Al-Muhairi thanked the contributors for their speedy response, adding that Dubai Islamic’s response to “your donation is life” allowed the opening of a way to encourage segments of society to participate in achieving the humanitarian message of the initiative aimed at providing medical treatment for patients with kidney failure, in a way that would contribute to alleviating their suffering. He called on everyone to leave a living imprint in the lives of patients through this charitable work.
“We thank Dubai Islamic Bank for its generous donation and contribution to the“ Donate Your Life ”initiative, at an amount of 3.5 million dirhams, said the editor-in-chief of Emirates Today, colleague Sami Al Riyami, adding that the amount of donations has reached, so far, 12 million and 910 thousand dirhams, which is sufficient. For the treatment of kidneys and their transplantation for 23 patients who are included in the initiative, indicating that the initiative has met with interaction by individuals and institutions since its inception.
Al-Riyami called on governmental and private institutions to provide the necessary support for the community initiative, and to activate the humanitarian and societal role more, especially in this holy month, which translates national cohesion and solidarity in support of such community initiatives.
Emirates Today newspaper, Mohammed bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences and the Department of Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities in Dubai launched a humanitarian initiative in the name of (Your Donation is Life) within the framework of the Memorandum of Understanding, which aims to treat and transplant kidneys for patients with kidney failure in the Emirate of Dubai, and coincides with the joy of Ramadan and the advent of Eid Al-Fitr, this initiative is considered a pioneering national community within the newspaper’s initiatives in the blessed month of Ramadan.