Kuwait Finance House- Bahrain (KFH-Bahrain), a leading Islamic commercial and investment bank, today announced that it has donated a SIAscopy machine, the latest technology in detecting early skin cancer, to the BDF Hospital. Developed by Astron Clinica, a industry leading skin scanning technology company, the SIAscopy machine, was presented to the BDF Royal Medical Services Director, Shaikh Khalid Bin Ali Al Khalifa by KFH-Bahrain GM, Mr.AbdulHakeem Al Khayyat. KFH-Bahrain is a major shareholder in Astron Clinica. Commenting on the donation, Shaikh Khalid Bin Ali Al Khalifa, Director of the BDF Royal Medical Services added, "We are confident that the SIAscopy will greatly assist and support our GP's and Specialists in their diagnosis of malignant melanoma in addition to monitoring the patients general skin health condition. The SIAscopy is a unique skin imaging technology delivering high resolution imaging and diagnostic features that enable skin care professionals and GP's to visualise up to 2mm beneath the surface of the skin in order to detect early signs of some skin cancers such as malignant melanoma, Basal Cell Carcinoma and other skin illnesses. Mr. Abdulhakeem Alkhayyat, General Manager, KFH-Bahrain, said, "At KFH-Bahrain, we believe it is our on-going social responsibility to reach out and support health care organisations and hospitals in delivering the highest standards of healthcare services and facilities that benefit communities, both locally and within the region. In presenting this exciting new product to the BDF Hospital we believe we are taking the necessary steps of providing a unique product designed to detect serious skin related illness and plays a significant role in reducing skin cancers." About Kuwait Finance House, Bahrain Kuwait Finance House, Bahrain is a leading provider of Islamic commercial and investment banking services. Established in 2002 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Kuwait Finance House (Kuwait) - an industry leader for more than 25 years - KFH-Bahrain specializes in developing and bringing to market the highest quality Islamically compliant banking and investment products, all of which are delivered by a staff of experienced and dedicated professionals with a deep understanding of the market and the customers they serve.