The first batch of about 15 injured Palestinian children, along with their families from the Gaza Strip arrived on Saturday, November 18, at Abu Dhabi International Airport.This comes as part of the initiative of President Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan to treat 1,000 Palestinian children in hospitals in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

At least seven of the children who arrived are suffering from cancer.They have been transported to hospitals under Burjeel Holdings, NMC Healthcare, and Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, part of the Abu Dhabi Health Services Company network, a PureHealth subsidiary.