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Bahrain sends dialysis machines to Palestinians:

This article was originally published in Clinica

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The Bahrain kidney patients friendship society (BKPFS) is to donate five dialysis machines to Palestinian hospitals in the West Bank at a cost of BD150,000 ($400,000). The money was raised after the Salmaniya Medical Complex published a request for donations in the local press by. "The equipment is of great help to the hospitals because it facilitates the treatment of patients with acute renal failure as well as chronic cases," said Dr Ahmed Al Arrayed, head of the nephrology and transplant unit at the complex. According to the Bahrain Tribune, the BKPFS is seeking more funding from private organisations, companies, banks and industries in an effort to provide more medical equipment for intensive and acute medical care for the Palestinians.

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