Used to visit Iraq frequently and was one of the first Kuwaitis to invest in Basrah, in southern Iraq. He donated to the medical sector and built the first maternity hospital in 1957. As the population increased, he realized that there was a need for a children`s hospital and he built a 60 bed facility for them in 1971. Almost around Half a million patients were treated between then and 1990. According to statistics, this hospital has treated a total of 2 million patients since the beginning, with an average of 50,000 patients treated annually between 1991 to 2022.
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