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Disruption of dialysis devices threatens patients with kidney failure in two Yemeni cities

Disruption of dialysis devices threatens patients with kidney failure in two Yemeni cities

SANAA – More than 200 people with kidney failure are at risk of dying from kidney failure, according to health authorities in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa.

A spokesman for the Ministry of Health in Sana & # 39; a, controlled by the Houthis, Yousef al-Hathri, said 147 patients with kidney failure in Hajjah province in northwestern Yemen, and 60 patients in Sana Province & # 39; a are at risk of death. Noting that a number of washing machines are disrupted and medicines and washing solutions are no longer available in these centers.

Al-Hawari told Al-Arabi Al-Jadeed that 10 washing machines at the hospital on 22 May in the Dalaa Hamdan area of ​​the Sana'a government were disrupted.He called the World Health Organization, the International Red Cross, Médecins Sans Frontières and other international organizations and philanthropists in Yemen and abroad. To carry out their humanitarian responsibility to this group that suffers during the war. "

"Most patients were reduced from three sessions to two sessions and a couple to one session per week." More than 1,300 patients with renal failure died during the war, and more than 7,000 patients received dialysis treatment in 26 centers in total Governorates or Yemen.

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