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Egyptian medical convoy to aid Libya

CAIRO, Feb 21 (KUNA) -- The General Union of Egyptian doctors affirmed Monday its coordination with the World Health Organization, other associations and unions to provide humanitarian and medical assistance to the Libyan people during the present political unrest there.
The Secretary-General for humanitarian aid commission to the union Abdulqader Hijazi said in a statement that they prepared a medical convoy packed with medicines and other medical equipment for medical assistance.
The union coordinated with Egyptian armed forces to insure the arrival of the medical delegation.
The convoy to head to Libya in hours from now.
The medical delegation accompanying the convoy include surgeons, orthopedics, plastic surgery, brain and nerves as well as anesthesia specialists.(end) rg.mao KUNA 211222 Feb 11NNNN