Imam Hussain Holy Shrine provides more than $800 thousand dollars in medical services to the underprivileged during first half of 2021

The Administration of Imam Zain al-Abiden Hospital, which is affiliated with Imam Hussain Holy Shrine, revealed the amount spent on free medical services that were provided during the first half of 2021, which amounted to more than 1.2 billion Iraqi dinars or $800 thousand USD.

“A total of 3025 medical services including operations and examinations were conducted by the hospital during the first half of 2021, at a total cost of 1.2 billion Iraqi dinars,” stated the Administration.

It explained that "these operations included most of the medical specialties in the hospital, including kidney transplantation, spinal cord transplantation, and open-heart operations for children and adults."

The beneficiaries included underprivileged citizens from all Iraqi provinces, security forces, wounded protestors and families of martyred soldiers.

Imam Zain al-Abiden Hospital includes a specialized medical staff from inside and outside Iraq, and uses the latest international equipment and technologies in the medical field.

Imam Hussain Holy Shrine, through the directives of the Representative of the Supreme Religious Authority, Sheikh Abdul-Mahdi al-Karbalaey, implements many service and health projects, and works to provide free treatment to citizens, especially the families of martyrs and those with limited income.