Princess Ghida Talal signs MOU with KRCS and KFH

Amman, October 26th, 2021 – HRH Princess Ghida Talal, Chairperson of the King Hussein Cancer Foundation (KHCF) and Center (KHCC), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS), represented by its Secretary-General Mrs. Maha Barjas, and Kuwait Finance House (KFH), represented by its CEO Mr. Abdulwahab Alrushood. The two agreements govern KFH’s financial coverage of treatment costs for Syrian refugees and residents of Gaza at KHCC.

Princess Ghida expressed her appreciation for Kuwait’s support, stating: “Our sincerest gratitude goes to the ongoing support by KRCS and KFH for underprivileged cancer patients, which gives them access to life-saving treatment and a real opportunity for recovery.”

The signing ceremony was attended by H.E. Mr. Aziz Al Daihani, Kuwait’s Ambassador to Jordan, Dr. Masaed Al Enizi, consultant to KRCS, and Mrs. Nisreen Qatamish, Director General of KHCF.

H.E. Ambassador Al Daihani stated that the magnitude of cooperation between Kuwait’s official agencies, the Kuwaiti people, and KHCC is proof of the immense regional trust in KHCC as a leading cancer center. He also emphasized Kuwait’s interest in supporting humanitarian projects through implementing the policies of HH Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, the Amir of Kuwait.

Mr. Abdulwahab Alrushood stated that KFH’s support for KHCC is part of their humanitarian obligation, and he expressed his pride in the collaboration between KRCS and KFH to implement impactful philanthropic programs in Jordan.

Mrs. Maha Barjas, Secretary-General for KRCS stated that the collaboration between KRCS and KHCF has been ongoing since 2016, covering treatment costs for many cancer patients. She also pointed out that dedicating support towards Gaza residents' medical treatment stems from KRCS’s awareness of the difficult situation they endure, especially in accessing medical care.

The partnership between KHCF, KRCS, and KFH commenced in 2016 and has covered the treatment costs of more than 70 Syrian refugee patients at KHCC.