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‘Jordan’s field hospital treated over 17,000 Egyptians since December’

By Petra - Feb 21,2014 - Last updated at Feb 21,2014

AMMAN — The military attaché at Jordan’s embassy in Cairo, Brig. Gen. Abdullah Khreisat, visited the Jordanian field hospital in Ein Shams in the Egyptian capital on Thursday.

The hospital offers healthcare services to Egyptians to help reduce the burden on the Egyptian medical sector.

The hospital’s director, Brig. Gen. Okab Maaita, briefed Khreisat on the hospital’s departments and clinics.

Maaita said the current medical team at the hospital, “Egypt 3”, has treated 17,654 patients since its arrival in mid-December 2013.

Khreisat also met with the hospital’s personnel and thanked them for their humanitarian efforts.

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