ABU DHABI, 9th May, 2017 (WAM) -- His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, on Tuesday received a delegation from the Cancer Patient Care Society, CPCS, better known as Rahma ("mercy" in Arabic), headed by Chairman of the board, Dr. Jamal Sanad Al Suwaidi, at the Qasr Al Bahr Palace.
During the meeting, H.H. Sheikh Mohamed highlighted that the UAE, under the leadership of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, is keen on developing the healthcare sector and providing the best services to nationals.
He further praised the society for supporting cancer patients and their families while raising awareness of the disease.
H.H. Sheikh Mohamed was briefed by the delegation about the society's goals and roles.
Rahma follows strict standards and regulations based on Emirati civilised and humanitarian firm principles, namely bolstering social partnerships to enhance medical and psychological care for cancer patients, noted Dr. Al Suwaidi, who is also Director-General of Abu Dhabi-based Emirates Centre for Strategic Studies and Research, or ECSSR.
The society, he added, also raises awareness of the disease and provides a comprehensive database of the best cancer treatment centres in the region and beyond.