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German team to serve Bangladesh burn victims

Debesh Barua, From Germany |
Update: 2015-04-03 11:07:00
German team to serve Bangladesh burn victims

GERMANY: An eleven-member medical team from Germany will visit Dhaka to give treatment to the burn victims of recent political violence across the country.

A member of the team engineer Hasnat Mia said they will treat the Bangladeshi burn victims from April 4 to April 13.

The team will reach in Dhaka on April 4 under the auspices of “For Bangladesh Association”, a Germany based voluntary and social organization.

The medical team will work in two groups at Dhaka Medical College Hospital and Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University.

Engineer Hasnat said they will also give advanced training to the local surgeons and nurses and all operations would be recorded on video. Later, it would be shown live to the local doctors as part of their advance training.

Health Minister Mohammed Nasim and acting German Ambassador to Bangladesh are expected to be present in the opening ceremony on April 4 at DMCH.

The team is also scheduled to hold a meeting with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Hasnat added.

The team consisted of professor Dr Heinz-Herbert Homann, leading surgeon (Plastic, Burn , Hand Surgery) at BGU Hospital in Germany, Dr Greg Pataki, senior plastic surgeon of Hungary, Dr. Peter Preissler, Senior Surgeon of St. Johannes Hospital in Germany, Dr Peter Vancso, senior plastic and burn surgeon from Hungary, Dr Marc Kraemer,  Sanego-Augusta Hospital of Germany, Dr Eva Verga, Anesthetist from Interplast Hungary, Greta Hesseling , Senior Nurse  and OP and Brun Trainer from Holland, , Carolina Hoerner,  Assistant Surgeon and Engineer Hassnat Mia of Germany and also President of “For Bangladesh Association” , Germany and Project Manager.

BDST: 2109 HRS, APR 03, 2015

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