Sri Lanka sends 61 military personnel for S. Sudan missionxalid 10
July three, 2011 (SRI LANKA) - A brand new contingent of 61 military personnel, together with 11 officers underneath the Part 6 of the United Nations Mission of South Sudan (UNMISS) left for South Sudan on Wednesday to serve within the SRIMED Degree 2 Hospital in Bor, South Sudan, the military introduced.
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The Sri Lanka military, taking its elevated and matured professionalism to overseas shores with an pressing medical venture on the request of the UN, has reportedly succeeded in establishing its first-ever SRIMED Degree 2 Hospital in Bor, the Sri Lanka-based Adaderana reported.
The UN mission undertaking has reportedly been hailed as one of many quickest and well-planned ventures ever seen in mission director's whole UN profession. The mission is headed by Lt. Col. Rohan Fernando.
As such 10 officers and 50 different ranks will reportedly take over duties as a alternative for 62-strong member contingent beneath the Part 5 that's anticipated to return to the island this afternoon (03) upon profitable completion of their tenure of workplace in South Sudan.
The hospital is reportedly outfitted with needed elements for secondary care medical providers, together with an working theatre, labour room, intensive care unit, emergency division, out-patient division, dental surgical procedure, dental workshop, pharmacy, medical retailer, radiology division, medical laboratory, ECG room, sterilizing division, biomedical engineering part, medical waste disposal part, freezer, mortuary, isolation ward and laundry plus wards, amongst others.
Now acknowledged by the UN as a troop contributing nation, the Sri Lankan military has reportedly been praised for its contribution to peacekeeping in Africa.