Rabat – HM King Mohammed VI has given His high instructions to establish a multi-specialty field hospital as of January 23, 2017 in Juba, as part of a humanitarian mission for the people of the Republic of South Sudan, the Foreign Ministry said Saturday.
In view of the forthcoming visit of HM King Mohammed VI, Morocco’s Ambassador to the Republic of South Sudan held a meeting in Juba with Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Deng Alor, the ministry said in a statement.
During this meeting, the Ambassador informed the South Sudanese Minister that HM King Mohammed VI has given His high instructions for establishing this multi-specialty field hospital, the statement added.
This field hospital has a capacity of 30 beds that can be extended to 60. It comprises 20 specialist doctors, 18 nurses and will provide medical services in various specialties including pediatrics, internal medicine, surgery, cardiology, traumatology, dentistry, ophthalmology and ENT medicine. The hospital will also have a medical laboratory and a pharmacy, the statement added.
This hospital reflects the high royal solicitude towards the people of South Sudan to assist them and provide them with the necessary care.
This action is part of the pan-African humanitarian tradition of the Kingdom. It is also part of the active solidarity of Morocco with the brotherly people of the Republic of South Sudan, the same source noted.