The Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) medical team comprised of British physicians specialized in children's blood, cancer and neurosurgery has started their work at NBK Children Hospital. The medical team visiting Kuwait in a mission sponsored by NBK will provide their medical services for the next three years in addition to training a Kuwaiti medical team on medications of Blood ailments and cancer.
The visit of the renowned British medical team comes as part of a program launched by NBK for the treatment of Leukemia and aims at providing the much-needed treatment and medical care for children suffering blood and cancer ailments in cooperation with the Ministry Of Health. The program is targeting the enhancement of medical services provided by NBK Children Hospital at Al Sabah Medical Area. NBK, out of sheer concern to ensure proper medication for children suffering blood and cancer ailments, will shoulder the total expenses pertinent to the salaries of the visiting British medical experts.
Commenting on the occasion, NBK Human Resources Group Head, Emad A. Al Ablani said: "Since its founding almost six decades ago, NBK has made support of the Kuwaiti healthcare sector a top priority. Hence, NBK has taken several initiatives in this domain including the creation of NBK Children Hospital at Al Sabah Medical Area to provide medical attention to underprivileged children. NBK is relentlessly endeavoring to utilize its resources and capabilities to ensure the provision of proper medication for children suffering blood ailments and draw a smile on their faces".
NBK Children Hospital stands as a landmark of the bank's social contributions and initiatives to provide adequate support for the public health sector in Kuwait. The hospital accommodates different specialty clinics for Leukemia, neurology, psychiatry and pediatrics in addition to surgery and operations room, an auditoium and other amenities.