SOUTHFIELD, Mich., April 4, 2008 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing efforts to alleviate human suffering, the American-based relief organization, Life for Relief and Development (LIFE), is preparing to distribute high quality medical books along with medical supplies to 20 medical schools and teaching hospitals in Iraq.
In partnership with Brother's Brother Foundation (BBF), an American non-governmental organization based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and the Iraqi Cultural Attache in Washington DC, LIFE will distribute the medical books and supplies to colleges and hospitals throughout Iraq, through LIFE's Baghdad office and several branch offices in other Iraqi cities.
The shipment of books and supplies will be sent today (Friday 4/4/08) from BFF's warehouse in Pittsburgh to LIFE's office in Baghdad for distribution. LIFE will attend the event along with BBF staff and the Iraqi Cultural Attache to the U.S., Dr. A. Hadi Al-Khalili.
Commenting on the cooperation with Brother's Brother Foundation (BBF), Dr. Mujahid Al-Fayadh, the President of LIFE said, "We are very proud of our partnership with Brother's Brother Foundation." He added that "Iraq is one of many countries LIFE and BBF are working together to provide educational and medical assistance. Today's shipment will go a long way towards empowering the country's health professionals to enhance the medical treatments for their fellow citizens."
For further information on today's event or on LIFE and its projects around the world, please call 1-800-827-3543 or visit our website at http://www.lifeusa.org.
|SOURCE Life for Relief and Development|
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