Batelco Provides iPads for Salmaniya Hospital Paediatric Cancer Ward
Batelco, Bahrain’s leading telecommunications company has provided iPads to Salmaniya Hospital’s Paediatric Cancer Ward for use by their young patients to entertain them during their stay in the hospital. The sponsorship took place in cooperation with the Child Wish campaign. In addition to the provision of iPads, Batelco has also provided a free internet line for the ward.
Batelco has made the contribution as part of its commitment to health initiatives. The Company involves itself in a variety of programmes which aim to support the wellbeing of all residents of Bahrain.
Batelco Group General Manager Ahmed Al Janahi said that Batelco was delighted to lend a helping hand to the Pediatric Ward at Salmaniya Hospital.
“Children are the most vulnerable members of the community and especially children who are ill. Being able to support these young patients is an initiative very close to our hearts,” said Mr. Al Janahi.
Batelco’s CSR programme encompasses sponsorships and donations for a wide range of programmes which include education, sports and arts/cultural initiatives, in addition to support for health programmes.