Fatima-inspired medical aid campaign reaches 20,000

Abu Dhabi: The Shaikha Fatima Global Humanitarian Campaign (Elaj) has provided free medical treatment to over 20,000 women and children in Sudanese villages, under the slogan, ‘We Are All Our Mother Fatima.’

The initiative comes as part of the Fatima Bint Mubarak Volunteering Programme.

Noura Al Suwaidi, Director of the General Women’s Union, stated that the campaign has encouraged Emirati and Sudanese doctors to work in Sudanese villages, to provide the best diagnostic, treatment and preventative services.