As part of the medical and health preparations for the Ziyarat Arba'een, the Medical Affairs Division at the al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine, in cooperation with the auxiliary staff for martyrs and fighters affairs of the Popular Mobilization Authority, established a field hospital to provide treatment and medical services to visitors during the Ziyarat period.
The head of the Medical Affairs Department at the al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine, Dr. Usama Abdel-Hassan, explained to the al-Kafeel Global Network, saying: “This hospital is part of the medical preparations for the al-Abbas's holy shrine, for the Ziyarat Arba'een, which aims to provide treatment services to visitors.”
He added, "The hospital consists of an integrated emergency room, in addition to a patient hall, laboratory and pharmacy, in addition to housing for the medical staff working in it."
Abdel-Hassan said: “There are great medical efforts that will be exerted either by the al-Abbas's holy shrine, represented by the Division of Medical Affairs, the Division of University Relations, the al-Kafeel Scouts and the Al-Kafeel Academy for Ambulance and Medical Training, or by the brothers in Karbala Governorate, the Popular Mobilization Directorate and all volunteers who came from different cities of the country, to serve the visitors of the Master of the Martyrs and his brother Aba al-Fadl al-Abbas (peace be upon them both).
He explained that: "The medical plan of the al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine will include the deployment of several medical detachments within the al-Abbas's holy shrine and the surrounding areas, and it will be divided into detachments for men and others for women."