As part of the King Abdullah Charity’s mobile medical clinics project, a mobile medical clinic has begun to operate in the city of Kulob.  

An official opening ceremony that took place on May 7 was attended by Tajik Deputy Prime Minister Matloubkhon Sattoriyon, Saudi Arabia Ambassador to Tajikistan Waleed bin Abdulrahman Alreshaidan, the Minister of Health and Social Protection of the Population of Tajikistan Jamoliddin Abdullozoda, Kulob Mayor Bakhtiyor Nazarzoda, Fael Program, Director Mohammad Simsim, the head of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Regional Office, as well as some other officials and residents of Kulob. 

Meanwhile, Arab News reported on May 10 that the Riyadh-based charity King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Program, an affiliate of the King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz International Foundation for Humanitarian Works, has started to operate its mobile medical clinics project in Tajikistan, in cooperation with the Jeddah-headquartered Islamic Development Bank.

he scheme aims to serve more than 700,000 people; poto / Arab News

The scheme reportedly provides five mobile clinics for four regions of Tajikistan offering primary and secondary healthcare services, disease detection, surgery and radiology, and training of medical staff to serve more than 700,000 people.

Saudi Gazette reported on March 1 that this is in addition to subsidizing the costs of medicines and medical supplies for people with acute and chronic diseases, serving nearly six million people in those countries during its five-year operating period.

King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz International Foundation for Humanitarian Works supervises a number of projects around the world, including King Abdullah Charity Program.

King Abdullah Charity is operating in more than 15 countries, including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Niger, Pakistan, Somalia, Sudan, West African countries and others, focusing on education, health and social and economic development.