Crown Prince donates $2.41 million for dialysis center in Burkina Faso

September 14, 2009

Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz donated SR 9.02 million [$2.41 million] for the development of the Prince Sultan Center for Dialysis in Burkina Faso. The facility, which opened its doors on February 25, 2009, is attached to the University Hospital in the capital of Ouagadougou.

In a statement, the Director General of the Armed Forces’ Medical Services Department, General Kattab Al-Otaibi, noted that that the center was designed and constructed under the supervision of his agency, following the latest medical and technical specifications. According to Burkina Faso’s Minister of Health, the Prince Sultan Center for Dialysis is considered among the most modern facilities of its kind in West Africa and contributes to the improvement of health services provided to patients.

Burkina Faso’s Ambassador to the Kingdom, Omar Diawara, expressed his country’s gratitude to the Crown Prince for his humanitarian gesture.