The Department of Health deployed a 31-man team composed of health professionals as part of the Philippine Inter-Agency Contingent that will be sent to Türkiye to help in its disaster response efforts following the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that recently hit the country.
The team is composed of health professionals from two (2) DOH Hospitals, namely: Dr. Jose Natalio Rodriguez Memorial Medical Center and Jose B. Lingad Memorial General Hospital. The DOH team is composed of doctors, nurses, medical technologists, and medical professionals.
As part of their deployment, the DOH team, bringing 16 tons of medical and rescue operations equipment, will assist in the ongoing rescue operations in Turkey. The DOH team will accompany responders from AFP, OCD, MMDA, and SBMA.
Text by: Philippine Information Agency
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