Lebanon’s ‘doctor for the poor’ dies after hospital demanded money for car crash treatment

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Tue, 2021-03-30 21:13

BEIRUT: A prominent figure in Lebanon’s anti-government protests nicknamed “doctor of the poor” has died after he was unable to pay a $39 hospital fee.
Dr. Mohammed Ajami became a nationwide sensation for supporting poor people at protest sites during the October 2019 demonstrations against Lebanon’s ailing government. He was often seen providing free medication and treatment to those unable to afford care in hospitals.

Lebanon’s ‘doctor of the poor’ Mohammad Ajami during protest before at Beirut Military Court, got involved in accident on Sunday and died after being denied hospital admission over $38.5 (Twitter)
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