Home page News
Modern medical equipment delivered to Al-Hosn hosp…

Modern medical equipment delivered to Al-Hosn hospital of Patriarchate of Antioch

With the assistance of the Russian Orthodox Church, new medical equipment has been delivered to Al-Hosn hospital in Syria. The hospital, working under the auspices of the Orthodox Church of Antioch, provides treatment to some twenty thousand patients every year.

Mechanical ventilators, X-ray equipment and other medical devices, as well as a power station were brought to the hospital by the Russian military.

The aid was rendered in response to a request sent by His Beatitude Patriarch John X of Antioch and All the East to His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia. Taking part in the charitable project was the Christian Culture and Heritage Support Foundation.

“We are very grateful to the Russian people, Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Russian army, and to Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu. We thank Patriarch John of Antioch and Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, who cooperate closely and, as a result, substantial help is being provided to our Christian communities at this time of hardships,” medical director of Al-Hosn hospital, Khalad Yazigi, said, as cited by the Zvezda Russian TV channel.

Al-Hosn hospital is located in Homs province – one of the regions in Syria that have been most severely affected by the hostilities. The hospital specializes in rendering emergency assistance and has units of general surgery, neurosurgery, orthopaedic and plastic surgery, gastroenterology, internal medicine, paediatrics, gynaecology, otolaryngology, ophthalmology, cardiology, oncology, neurology and infectious disease. Hospital personnel include 40 doctors and 100 nurses and technicians.

With the help of benefactors, the Patriarchate of Antioch constructed a new six-storied building to create additional bed space (at the moment 50 people can simultaneously receive in-patient treatment). With finishing works on the sixth floor already completed, a cardiac surgery unit and a cath lab can be soon opened there, thanks to the presented equipment. Russian specialists will help their Syrian colleagues install the new medical equipment.

As Bishop Efraim of Seleucia, secretary of the Holy Synod of the Orthodox Church of Antioch, noted, the Patriarchal Al-Hosn hospital renders necessary medical aid to all local residents, regardless of their religion.

DECR Communication Service

Share:
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill opens conference on primacy and conciliarity in Orthodoxy

16.09.2021

Presentation by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill at the opening of the ‘World Orthodoxy: Primacy and Conciliarity in the Light of Orthodox Dogmatic Teaching’ conference

16.09.2021

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill will open a Conference on the Primacy and Conciliarity in Orthodoxy

14.09.2021

Patriarch Kirill leads celebration of Alexander Nevsky’s 800th birthday anniversary in St.Petersburg

12.09.2021

Greetings by the Patriarch to the Russian athletes who participated in the 16th Summer Paralympic Games in Tokyo

06.09.2021

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia awards special representative of the Coptic Patriarchate Dr. Anton Milad

03.09.2021

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill: the evil forces are tearing apart the unity of the Orthodox Churches

29.08.2021

Message of greeting from His Holiness Patriarch Kirill to participants in the festival ‘Russia-Greece. Together through the Centuries’

21.08.2021

Patriarchal greetings to Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and All Ukraine with anniversary of his enthronement

17.08.2021

Condolences of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill on the death of Protopresbyter Leonid Kishkovsky

04.08.2021

The Primate of the Antiochian Church expresses gratitude to Patriarch Kirill for help in supplying the Lebanon with Covid-19 vaccines

27.07.2021

Patriarch wishes Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk happy 55th birthday

24.07.2021

Patriarch Kirill greets the participants of the XXVIII annual General Assembly of the Interparliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy

22.07.2021

Patriarch Kirill meets with Islamic religious leaders in Kazan

21.07.2021

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill chairs regular session of Russian Orthodox Church’s Holy Synod

17.06.2021

Metropolitan Hilarion: Many things in a person's life depend on faith

29.08.2021

Metropolitan Hilarion: The Holy Spirit is the main treasure of the Christian soul

01.08.2021

Metropolitan Hilarion: Holiness is a constant striving to imitate the Lord Jesus Christ

27.06.2021

Metropolitan Hilarion: God does not want to condemn, but to save us

07.03.2021

Metropolitan Hilarion: The Lord always grants to us the opportunity to display our talents

24.01.2021

Metropolitan Hilarion: The Lord has imbued the waters of Jordan with his divine presence to wash away human sins

19.01.2021

Metropolitan Hilarion: to repent means to change your way of life

17.01.2021

On commemoration day of St. Catherine, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk officiated at the Church of St. Catherine the Great Martyr In-the-Fields  the representation of the Orthodox Church in America

07.12.2020

Metropolitan Hilarion: We can always show compassion for people

29.11.2020

Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates on commemoration day of St. Varlaam of Khutyn at the church of ‘Joy to All the Afflicted’ icon of the Mother of God

19.11.2020

Metropolitan Hilarion: We should remember that the life of each human being is in the hands of God

06.11.2020

Metropolitan Hilarion: For God there is nothing impossible

25.10.2020

Metropoplitan Hilarion: The cross which was an instrument of dishonourable execution becomes the symbol of salvation for millions of people

27.09.2020

Metropolitan Hilarion: Eucharist is the wedding feast, to which Lord Jesus Christ invites each of us

13.09.2020

Metropolitan Hilarion: Faith alone is not enough for salvation

30.08.2020

Feedback

Fields marked by * are mandatory required

Send a message
Рус Укр Eng Deu Ελλ Fra Ita Бълг ქარ Срп Rom عرب