Recognition Of Benevolence
As a testimony to our dedication and performance andthe highest level of standards adhered in the construction and future operation of the hospital project, as well as the devotion in the humanitarian cause, both the Development and Relief Foundation and its charitable venture, Imam Al-Hujjah Hospital-Karbala (project) have received testimonials, Official Certificates, and letters of recognitions and support from thegovernment and severalrenowned medical institutions.
On April 9th, 2013 the Counsel of Ministers, in its 26th periodic session, has unanimously voted to recognize the Development and Relief Foundation as a “Public Charity” with all responsibilities and privileges. It is worth noting that the Development and Relief Foundation was the first institution to officially receive “Public Charity” title in Iraq, according the NGO Directorate of the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers. In addition to its symbolic official recognition, the foundation will enjoy taxes and custom free status.
Lettersof support and partnership
The Institute of International Health at Michigan State University has issued a letter of support to the project expressing their willingness to involve as consultants where they will provide opportunities such as short-term medical shadowing, hospital management and administrative training and clinical consultation as well as continuous medical education.
The Hardin Memorial Hospital (HMH) of Kentucky has issued a welcome letter of partnership with the Karbala project. The HMH letter has stressed on supporting the project, in whatever ways it can since it is a compassionate venture that provides a great benefit to the people of this region.
World Sight (WSI), a non-profit medical organization that recruits, trains and manages eye care specialists throughout the globe to deliver eye care including surgery to people living in developing countries, has announced its pledge of support to Imam Al-Hujjah Hospital project. In an official endorsement the WSI has pledged to be part of the project, by providing an eye-clinic that trains specialists and help treatment of eye diseases.
The College of Medicine at University of Karbala has endorsed the hospital project and pledged it support and assistance upon commissioning of the hospital. In a recognition letter, authored by the dean of the college of medicine, the Karbala University has expressed hope to working hand in hand with Imam Al-Hujjah Hospital to eliminate health disparities and achieve health equity for all populations in Karbala province.