Turkey to send first mobile hospital to Somalia

Recep Akdag said that the mobile hospital, medicines, medical equipment and the group of 20 health experts would be sent to Somalia in a Turkish Airlines jet on Wednesday.

Turkey to send first mobile hospital to Somalia

Turkish Minister of Health, Recep Akdag, said Monday that they would send a mobile hospital with 30 tonnes of medicines and medical equipment and a health team of 20 people to famine stricken Somalia on Wednesday.

In a press conference held in Turkish capital of Ankara, Akdag said that the mobile hospital, medicines, medical equipment and the group of 20 health experts would be sent to Somalia in a Turkish Airlines jet on Wednesday.

The group of 20 health experts includes 4 medical doctors.

We plan to erect the mobile hospital a day before Turkish Premier Recep Tayyip Erdogan visits Somalia on Thursday, Akdag also said.

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Last Mod: 16 Ağustos 2011, 16:16
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