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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
B-ROLL FEED: Palestinians, Israelis & Christians Work Together
to Build New Hospital in West Bank
On the heels of the Middle East donors meeting in Paris, CURE International is breaking ground on the first known privately funded development in the West Bank. A cooperative effort between Palestinians, Israelis and Christians will result in a new $16.5 million state-of-the-art medical training center and hospital in Bethlehem. Children from the region will be present at the groundbreaking.
B-roll video from the press conference and ground breaking on Tuesday, December 18 will be available via satellite afterwards.
Scott Harrison, M.D. – President and Founder of CURE International. An orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Harrison established CURE 10 years ago in response to the need for hospitals to treat children with curable disabilities in the developing world.
Salah AL-Ta’mari – His Excellency, the Governor of Bethlehem
Invitations have been sent to additional dignitaries within the Palestinian and Israeli leadership.
Tuesday, December 18
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