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The ministry reaffirmed the importance of providing immediate, safe, sustainable, and unhindered humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip. Image Credit: Shutterstock

Abu Dhabi: The UAE has announced that it is working in partnership with various international and regional organisations and hospitals to introduce SpaceX's Starlink satellite broadband at its field hospital in the Gaza Strip.

In a statement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs affirmed that this step further underscores the UAE's unwavering efforts to stand in solidarity with the brotherly Palestinian people during the ongoing war. The Starlink internet service will be made available in the field hospital in the Strip, in order to enable potentially life-saving medical consultations via real-time video calling.

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The Ministry highlighted the importance of reliable high-speed internet in ensuring quality medical care by hospitals serving Palestinians within the Gaza Strip.

In this regard, the UAE reaffirmed the importance of the immediate, safe, sustainable and unhindered delivery of relief and humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip.

The international organisations and hospitals working in partnership with the UAE include Great Ormond Street Hospital in London, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust, the Children's National Medical Center in Washington DC, Boston Children's Hospital, the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Cleveland Clinic Foundation in the USA, the Bambino Gesu Children's Hospital in Rome, the Giannina Gaslini Institute in Genoa, Italy and the Hospital Sant Joan de in Barcelona, Spain.