Palestine has been in a conflict with Israel for so many years, and because of the war between the two states, the people’s health has been greatly affected.
There are only a few doctors and hospitals operating in Palestine, and people who need urgent care are being left alone to die. Thankfully, people like Dr. Saad Saad and his team are organizing an annual medical mission to provide medical care to those who are affected by the war in Palestine. Read more: Life Lessons from Dr. Saad Saad, Pediatric Surgeon
They have been traveling to Palestine for so many times now, providing the locals with check-ups, operations, and medicines. The locals who are trapped within Palestine are thankful for those who heed their calls for the world to send doctors and other medical professionals who would look into their condition. Being a Palestinian himself, Dr. Saad Saad stated that it pains him seeing his own people suffer, and he promised that his medical mission within the territory would continue as long as he lives.
Whenever he visits Palestine to provide medical assistance to the people, he would always look for someone who deserves to be flown into the United States for further treatment. Learn more about Dr. Saad Saad: https://health.usnews.com/doctors/saad-saad-966528
He wanted to check all possible options, and through his generosity, a lot of children who suffered major injuries in the war have already recovered. They are now living in the United States, and they are inspired to help other people as someone like Dr. Saad Saad showed them what compassion feels like.
Dr. Saad Saad shared that being a doctor has never crossed his mind until he was in high school. His primary dream was to be an engineer, just like his brothers, but realizing how hot it was in Kuwait made him change his decisions.
He decided to work inside the hospital because it has a free air-conditioning system and he would not be subjected to work under the scorching sun. He relayed his decision to his parents, and they gave their full support to their son. He had to fly to Egypt to pursue his medical career, and he graduated as the second best in class. His parents are proud of what he achieved and continued supporting him until he became an intern in London.
When he completed all of the requirements in becoming a doctor, he decided to apply as an immigrant to the United States. He passed the exam that he needs to take, and he started to forge a better career in the United States.
He enrolled himself in different training classes that aim to provide the trainees a new knowledge about the medical field, and he was able to apply what he learned from the training room to the hospital. Because of his contribution to the field of medicine, Dr. Saad Saad was recognized by several medical institutions, and his medical missions are lauded by the community.