Spurred by the UAE’s generous initiative to treat 1,000 cancer patients from Gaza, Noorhan arrived in the UAE with a glimmer of faith. Diagnosed with leukemia for two and a half agonizing years; His treatment in Gaza had been precarious, constantly threatened by the escalating crisis.
Noorhan was among the first group of Palestinian cancer patients to arrive in the country for treatment, in implementation of the directives of the President, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, to provide medical treatment to 1,000 injured children and 1,000 cancer patients. from Gaza. Strip, in hospitals in the United Arab Emirates.
Standing next to him at Abu Dhabi airport, ready to return home after Noorhan’s miraculous recovery, his mother, Manal Mahmoud Abed, fought back tears of gratitude. “The UAE initiative was a lifesaver,” she said. “
Noorhan was one of the first to benefit – receiving the highest level of care imaginable – from comprehensive evaluations to specialized treatment, each step meticulously orchestrated. Today, thanks to God and the unwavering support of the UAE, my daughter is cancer-free,” he told the Emirates News Agency (WAM).
Manal’s deep gratitude poured out as she spoke of the dedicated medical team that cared for Noorhan round the clock, the concerned authorities who ensured her needs were taken care of, and the warm hospitality that welcomed them during their stay.
“The United Arab Emirates has always been a pillar of support for the Palestinian people,” he said. “This humanitarian act of extraordinary generosity has brought countless children and families back to life, weaving a tapestry of hope in the midst of adversity.”
As they bid farewell to their temporary shelter, Noorhan carried not only her restored health, but also a deep sense of love and respect for the land that had repaired her shattered world.
The UAE’s history of altruism, etched into its being, will forever be a testament to the healing power of human compassion.