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WHO To Rush More Emergency Medical Aid To China

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

WHO is rushing emergency medical products sufficient for 130,000 people to the quake-hit regions of China. An expert group will arrive in the country soon to work with the government in the rebuilding of basic health care facilities. According to WHO representatives in China, the group will include a health care system design specialist and an epidemiologist who can aid disease surveillance and control. The organization will also provide 5,000 chlorine disinfectant tablets, drinking water processors and portable toilets to control infectious disease outbreak and spread. Four first-aid kits developed by multiple establishments are being sent to Sichuan; each contains medical supplies and medicines enough to sustain 30,000 patients for a month. nd fectant Tde eriarthquake. a government basic fainess of Fosun, (Click here for more - Chinese Language)



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