Indonesian Medical Clinic in Gaza Treats the Injured in the Great Return march

In the first week of January 2020, 401 patients visited the Indonesian Medical Clinic for Palestine. The age of the patients ranges from 18-35 years old.

Emad Soboh, a Gazan who was wounded in the Great Return March, being treated at the Indonesian Medical Clinic. The bullet that hit him pierced through his back and exited from his stomach, leaving his legs paralysed. (ACTNews)

ACTNews, GAZA - The small house inhabited by Emod Soboh and three other families was unable to protect them from the cold winter. Emod was one of the Gazans injured when the Great Return March took place several months ago.

A bullet pierced though Emod's back and stomach, leaving him paralyzed. "We heard about the Indonesian Clinic which provides free services to the injured," said Emod.

He said, that the medical personnel at the Indonesian Medical Clinic really understood the needs of the patients. Emod was very grateful for the medical service that he received. A vascular surgeon at the Indonesian Medical Clinic for Palestine, Dr. Ibraheem Ramadan, said the injuries suffered by Emod caused some damage to his colon. "He needs at least one year of treatment and physiotherapy," said Dr. Ibraheem.

In the first week of January 2020, 401 patients visited the Indonesian Medical Clinic for Palestine. The age of the patients ranges from 18-35 years old.

Andi Noor Faradiba from the Global Humanity Response (GHR) - ACT team reported that the majority of patients were treated for their wounds. Currently, there are seven persons who man the Indonesian Medical Clinic for Palestine, consisting of three doctors, a pharmacist, and three administrative officers.

The Indonesian Medical Clinic has cooperated with the local government in Gaza, especially to serve the wounded victims of the Israeli attack. The local residents in North Gaza are grateful for the presence of the medics that can treat them when they need intensive care. []