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China,Ethiopia : CHINESE specialists carry out ophthalmology service in ETHIOPIA.

A Chinese ophthalmologist team dispatched by the National Health and Family Planning Commission of China has been rendering ophthalmological services for free at Alert Hospital in Ethiopia.

The campaign is called Bright Journey which is composed of 6 specialists. Its service is expected to continue to May 15 while making technical exchanges and experience sharing with Ethiopian medical staffs.

The 6 specialists from Peking Union Medical College Hospital (PUMCH) of China arrived and they are expected to carry out site restoring operations for about 300 Ethiopian patients.

They are deployed at Alert Hospital with medical equipment of advanced technology and consumables donated by China.

All the medicines and surgical equipment used for Bright Journey are provided by the Chinese and will be donated to Ethiopia after the activity.

The advanced technology brought from China is to improve Ethiopia s local ophthalmic technology level and provide benefits for Ethiopian cataract patients through the guidance at work and academic exchange.

The Chinese specialists would carry out their medical responsibilities in ophthalmological service to improve the vision in eye patients.

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Date:May 6, 2014
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