2005 News Story

Saudi Red Crescent chief tours Saudi field hospital in Pakistan

Acting President of the Saudi Red Crescent Society Dr. Saleh Al-Tuwaijiri yesterday inspected the Saudi field hospital in Mansehra, Pakistan. The 50-bed field hospital was established to provide medical care to people injured in the October 8 earthquake, and is run by a team of 56 doctors, specialists and technicians from the Kingdom. Supplies and equipment for the hospital arrive on a regular basis via the airlift established by Saudi Arabia to provide relief to the earthquake victims.