Dr. Saad Saad: Remembering His Substantial Work in Palestine
There are so many negative news articles today, it is refreshing to see one that highlights some of the positive things that a public figure has contributed to the world. “Dr. Saad Saad And His Medical Missions” is featured at Chronicleweek.com. This article covers the interesting humanitarian life of Dr. Saad Saad.
As previously stated the article is like a breath of fresh air. Dr. Saad Saad has been doing humanitarian work in the Palestinian region for many years. It has earned him a lot of accolades, but Dr. Saad Saad has never claimed to do this work for the recognition.
Dr. Saad Saad, himself, has Palestinian heritage. His parents chose to emigrate from Palestine while he was still a young boy. When he decided to become a doctor, he wanted to make a difference in the world. One of the ways that he chose to do this was by helping people from his native home. In 2003 he was presented with the opportunity to work with Palestine Children’s Relief Fund. Read more: When a Child Swallows a Foreign Object – Advice by Dr. Saad Saad and Life Lessons from Dr. Saad Saad, Pediatric Surgeon
This fund would transport children to doctors all over the world in an effort to help them with life-threatening problems. Dr. Saad Saad understood the turmoil that was going on in the Palestinian region and he immediately volunteered for the job.
The child needed extensive surgery. A bullet had disrupted many of his internal organs. Additionally, he had multiple holes in his abdomen that needed to be repaired. The surgery would prove to be extensive. Dr. Saad Saad through everything that he had at the surgery and was able to help the child pull through. This ignited a passion to help these children and he began to participate in medical missions. It was a time where he could truly give back as he had always wanted to do.
While in Palestine he not only treated patients but he created staff training programs. He gave other pediatric surgeons in the region knowledge about complicated procedures so that they could help children too. It was a beacon of hope for many professionals who were struggling with the insurmountable amount of work ahead of them.
Dr. Saad Saad did so much for the region that he was recognized with multiple humanitarian awards. He was even personally recognized by the president of Palestine for his work. Throughout the years, this has been one of the most important experiences that Dr. Saad Saad has participated in and one that he will be remembered for.