Video: Donation Ceremony of the Da Vinci Surgical System by Ismaili Imamat to Central Lisbon University Hospital Centre


AKDN press release

Lisbon, Portugal, 8 November 2019 – His Excellency the President of the Portuguese Republic, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, today inaugurated the state-of-the-art robotics surgical technology in the presence of His Highness the Aga Khan, Imam (hereditary Spiritual Leader) of the Shia Ismaili Muslims at Lisbon’s Curry Cabral Hospital.


Donated by the Ismaili Imamat to Lisbon’s Centro Hospitalar Universitario de Lisboa Central (Central Lisbon University Hospital Centre), the da Vinci Surgical System, is the first of its kind to be available in a National Health Service hospital in Portugal. It was presented to the hospital at a ceremony attended by His Excellency Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, President of the Portuguese Republic, Marta Temido, Portuguese Minister of Health, government officials, diplomats and leaders in the fields of medicine, academic research and other civil society organisations.


Video of donation ceremony courtesy (official) YouTube channel of Ismaili community.

Author: ismailimail

Independent, civil society media featuring Ismaili Muslim community, inter and intra faith endeavors, achievements and humanitarian works.

One thought

  1. Congratulations to The Aga Khan, it is mind blogging how much and what he has built through his 62 years of being our Imam and his tireless efforts to achieve the best for all people.


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