China's 9th military expert team leaves for Ethiopia to provide medical aid

China Military Online
Li Weichao
2023-05-12 18:24:21

BEIJING, May 12 --The 9th Chinese military medical expert team departed on May 11 for Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia, to perform a year-long medical aid mission.

This team consists of 10 military doctors, mainly selected from the First Hospital Affiliated to the Army Medical University (AMU), covering eight disciplines such as hepatobiliary surgery, infectious diseases, and radiology. All the members feature excellent professional skills and rich experience in medical support for military operations other than war (MOOTW).

After receiving the mission, the team got intensive preparation training on emotion management, critical illness treatment, infectious disease prevention and control, among others, for better service in overseas medical aid tasks.

Wang Xiaojun, the leader of the 9th Chinese military medical expert team to Ethiopia, stated that they will complete the mission with high standards in line with Ethiopia's medical needs and actual situation, so as to make due contributions to building a community with a shared future for mankind.

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