SCMCHA Secretary-General reviews extremities Center work progress in Sa’ada

The Secretary-General of the Supreme Council for Humanitarian Affairs and International Cooperation( SCMCHA ), Ibrahim Al-Hamli, was briefed on the progress of work in the Center for Limbs, Movement Rehabilitation, Prosthetics and Physiotherapy in Sa'ada province.

During the visit, Al-Hamli explained that the Limbs Center project, which was opened at the end of last January, funded by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), and supervised by the Council, is one of the specific health projects that the province needs as an utmost necessity.

He stated that the center will provide motor rehabilitation services to approximately 5,000 people each year, and will also provide services for people with physical disabilities in Sa'ada, Hajjah, Amran, Al-Jawaf and the neighboring provinces.

Al-Hamli mentioned that there are more than 32,000 people with disabilities in Sa'ada as a result of the aggressive wars, which is a major challenge for the health sector.

In turn, the Director of the Public Health Office in the province, Dr. Yahya Chaim, appreciated the role of the Supreme Council , ICRC in establishing and opening the center to help the disabled in the province and neighboring provinces.

Source: Yemen News Agency