2006 News Story

Staff increased at the Saudi field hospital in Beirut

Additional staff for the Saudi field hospital in Beirut arrived in Lebanon today. The new arrivals include 18 physicians, 15 male nurses, 12 pharmacists, 5 emergency technicians, 8 X-ray technicians and 3 lab technicians.

A preliminary medical team for the hospital arrived in Lebanon July 26. The fully-equipped hospital will conduct both minor and major operations, and includes laboratories as well as ambulances. It will be supervised by the Saudi Red Crescent Society.