“By your giving we go on” was the title of Resurrection Day ceremony which was held with the blessing and presence of His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Ephrem II. This ceremony was held by St. Ephrem Patriarchal Development Committee (EPDC) to honor the partners of doctors and medical services providers.
Also, it was attended by their Eminences: Jean Kawak, Patriarchal Assistant, Matta Al-Khoury Patriarchal Secretary and former General Manager in the Committee, Raban Joseph Baly second Secretary, Mr. Shadi Sarweh, the Executive Director, and the staff of EPDC.
The event started with a prayer form His Holiness, then a presentation was viewed to the audience by His Eminence Archbishop Jean Kwak about EPDC vision and values, and by Ms. Diana Yazji explaining the new mechanism of health care program. After the presentation, His Highness made a speech about the importance of humanitarian work, especially under the current circumstances, and he emphasized on helping the vulnerable and poor people.
At the end of the event, certifications of appreciation were given to each doctor and healthcare service provider honoring their services and support for EPDC healthcare program.
EPDC healthcare program is one of the most important programs that provides assistance to more than 6,000 people a year by offering various health services, such as operations, treatments, medications and medical tests to the families who are affected by the crisis in Syria