Egyptian Medical Team accomplishes its tasks
Addis Ababa, May 21, 2012 (WIC) - The Egyptian Coptic Church Medical Convoy successfully performed its mission at Black Lion, Saint Paul, Yekatit 12 and Menelik Hospitals from May 13 to 19, 2012.
According to a press release the Egyptian Embassy in Addis Ababa sent to WIC, the Medical team, composed of 70 doctors who work in Egypt, the United States, Canada, and Britain, has successfully accomplished its tasks in four of the hospitals.
The press added that the big team has specialists in the fields of interventional cardiology, EP cardiology, plastic surgery, anesthesia, ophthalmology, gastroenterology, nephrology, cardiac surgery, orthopedic surgery, and pediatricians.
The Convoy comes in coordination between the Egyptian Coptic Church, the Ethiopian Orthodox Church, and the Egyptian Embassy in Addis Ababa, according to the press release.
The Convoy first came to Ethiopia in November 2011 where the operations they had performed managed to reduce the waiting list of patients and ease their suffering.
The Ethio-Egyptian cooperation in the medical field has strengthened, the press release indicated, adding that Egypt had successfully inaugurated Endoscopy Unit, first in its kind, at Saint Paul Hospital.
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