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CPLA’s medical rescue in 2008 China Wenchuan earthquake

  • In: A5 - Being ready: Preparation to ensure positive patient outcomes in a mass casualty situation on Tuesday, 8 September 2009, 9:00-12:00
  • At: Istanbul (Turkey) (2009)
  • Type: Presentation
  • By: CHEN, Zheng-yu (Health Department of CPLA, Beijing, China)
  • Abstract:

    The Wenchuan earthquake which happened in Sichuan Province, China, May 12th, 2008, is one of the most catastrophic events in China for decades. During the seventy-days' rescue work, totally 130,000 CPLA soldiers, 108 field hospitals or medical teams, 97 field epidemic prevention teams and 9 psychotherapy teams had been deployed to the disaster


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