Ten Syrian patients arrived to the Czech Republic
07.11.2012 / 17:01
On 6 November, 2012 Syrian patients arrived to the Czech Republic within the Programme of disabled people´s humanitarian evacuation (MEDEVAC) for Syrian citizens.
Ten patients, four of them children, were chosen in cooperation of the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Amman and the Czech NGO People in Need to undergo a medical treatment in the General Faculty Hospital in Prague and in the Faculty Hospital Motol. Due to seriousness of their injuries the patients were brought to the Czech Republic by special military plane.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic currently cooperates with Ministries of Interior and Health on the next phases of the MEDEVAC programme, which will be further developed to bring patients, Syrian refugees in Jordan, Turkey or Lebanon, who will undergo the medical treatment in the Czech Republic.