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  • Ahmed Saleh

Aden General Hospital achieves milestone, hosts Arab Board exams in surgery

Aden, Jan 20, 2024, Aden General Hospital embarked on a significant milestone by hosting the Arab Board examinations in general surgery on January 19 and 20. A team of specialized doctors from six Arab countries, namely Jordan, Libya, Sudan, Iraq, Egypt, and Syria, is overseeing the examinations. The 35 participating doctors, including 19 Yemenis, are undergoing assessments that signify the successful completion of the hospital and Cardiac Center’s rehabilitation and operation project, executed through the Saudi Development and Reconstruction Program for Yemen (SDRPY).

Under the supervision of accomplished medical professionals from the Arab nations, these examinations are being conducted within the high-preparedness environment of the hospital, a direct outcome of the extensive project carried out by SDRPY. This initiative is part of the broader scope of 34 developmental projects and initiatives implemented by SDRPY across various governorates in Yemen.

SDRPY's involvement has played a pivotal role in the operation and management of Aden General Hospital and Cardiac Center, facilitating the provision of top-tier medical staff to serve the Yemeni people. Spanning an expansive area of 20,000 square meters, the hospital boasts 14 specialized clinics alongside the Cardiac Center, offering a bed capacity of 270.

Highlighting the overarching commitment to the health sector in Yemen, SDRPY's projects and initiatives have significantly elevated medical services, enhancing the quality of healthcare provided to beneficiaries. This concerted effort has positively influenced the preparedness of healthcare institutions across various Yemeni governorates.

In its entirety, the program has achieved substantial success, implementing 229 development projects and initiatives across diverse governorates in Yemen. Focusing on fundamental sectors such as education, health, water and energy, transportation, agriculture and fisheries, capacity building of government institutions, and comprehensive development programs, SDRPY continues to make a lasting impact on the socio-economic landscape of Yemen.


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