King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre leads health efforts in Yemen

The Riyadh-based King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSRELIEF) is leading international efforts to rehabilitate Yemen’s health sector, which was nearly destroyed after the usurping of power in Sana’a by Houthi militias and forces loyal to deposed President Ali Abdullah Saleh.
 
The United Nations has documented the attacks by the Houthi militia, claiming they violated international humanitarian law. These attacks purportedly involved attacks on hospitals and medical facilities, and the militia allegedly blocked medical supplies from reaching the area.
 
KSRELIEF has sent 58 trucks with more than 600 tons of medical and therapeutic supplies to all provinces in Yemen, starting with Aden and Marib. The organization helped deliver malnutrition training to 3,531 health workers in conjunction with the UN International Children’s Emergency Fund. Mobile health teams from the organization treated more than a quarter-million children suffering from acute malnutrition. KSRELIEF also delivered diabetes and cancer medications in collaboration with the World Health Organization.

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