Conjoined Twins

Image credit: King Abdulaziz Medical City for National Guard, via CNN

Earlier today, a pair of Egyptian boys born as conjoined twins were separated in Saudi Arabia. According to CNN, these surgeries are provided free of charge to families by Saudi King Abdullah’s philanthropic initiatives. This is the 21st such surgery to be performed through this program; the Saudi Minister of Health, Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah, commented that “We have treated twins from different religions, from different nations 13 countries, four continents … And we don’t look at the color or the ethnic group or the nationality or the religion.” (Read more at


~ by znaniye on February 28, 2009.

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