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  8/31/2014, Elul 5, 5774

Report: South African Medical Team Arrives in Gaza


According to a report by the Ma'an news agency, a medical team from South Africa arrived in Gaza today to provide medical aid.

At a press conference in at the al-Shifa hospital, director of the 'Gift of the Givers Foundation', Dr. Imtiaz Suleiman said that the 10-man team, consisting of doctors with various specialties, would be spending two weeks in Gaza. He added that the WHO (World Health Organization) has provided medical supplies which were on their way to Gaza via Egypt.

The Gift of the Givers Foundation is also known as the 'Waqful Waqifin Foundation of South Africa', and is a South African NGO that was started by Dr. Suleiman in 1992, and thought of by some as the largest disaster relief group of African origin