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17 children return from China after medical treatment

17 children return from China after medical treatment

Sep 15, 2017 - 12:17

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Twenty-one Afghan children with congenital heart diseases have been provided free medical treatment in China, a news report says.

According to Xinhua, the Chinese Red Cross Foundation (CRCF) conducted congenital heart disease screenings in Afghanistaninfo-icon in August.

Based on the screenings, 21 children were flown to Urumqi, the capital of China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, for medical treatment.

Doctors from hospitals in Shanghai, Beijing and Xinjiang performed surgeries on the children. Seventeen of them have already returned to Afghanistan.

CRCF said the remaining four children, having undergone operations, were likely to leave hospital in a week.

Under a Belt and Road humanitarian aid plan of the CRCF, more Afghan children would get free treatment in China.

PANinfo-icon Monitor/mud



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