PLA docters to join UN peacekeeping in Liberia
( 2003-11-19 10:27) (PLA Daily)
51 medical staff from a medical unit serving troops stationed in southeastern
China are going to be sent to Liberia to be members of the U.N. peacekeeping
medical team to provide medical treatment, medical rescue and epidemic
prevention to the U.N. peacekeeping forces there.
On November 16, leaders from the Medical Service Department of the General
Logistics Department of the PLA made an special trip to Fuzhou, Fujian Province,
to inform the staff of the order to go to Liberia for medical service.
The Fuzhou General Hospital under the Nanjing Military Area Command is
ordered to form the team. According to the hospital authority, the 51-staff team
is made up of 39 men and 12 women, including 4 Doctor's degree holders and 10
Master's degree holders and they are all backbone experts of the hospital. They
will leave for Liberia around the Spring Festival of 2004 after two months of