International Blue Crescent in cooperation with Malteser International launches a 32-bed semi-mobile hospital for the Syrian refugees in Kilis Turkey.
The hospital will be used for first response and general health purposes .
Kilis Governor Mr Suleyman Tapsiz, Vice President of IBC Muzaffer Baca and the Mayor of Kilis Mr Abdi Bulut have signed the relevant cooperation agreement in a ceremony at the Governorship of Kilis.
IBC has completed the main construction of the hospital from composite material which is weather proof and the most healthy system for hospitals.
Malteser in cooperation with Cassidian has transferred the containers with the operation facilities to Turkey and in cooperation with Turkish Prime Ministry Disaster Response Department AFAD the containers delivered to Kilis.In addition substantial amount of medicine delivered already to the hospital from Germany.
Turkish and Syrian doctors that will be employed in the hospital have been identified and German experts will supervise them .The hospital will start operating the most in one month and will be a great contribution to the health needs of the province overlooded by refugees.
Hundreds of injured people are delivered from the war-thorn Northern Syria on weekly basis to Kilis and the State Hospital runs of capacity to accomodate them.Thousands of refugees living in parks and temporary shelters all over the city dont have any means for health response.The hospital is located at the area where most of the temporary shelters erected so Syrian refugees will have direct access to health services.
The hospital is providing a crucial service of bedding because the capacity of the State Hospital is not enough and patients after operation are accomodated in the garden of the hospital or moving to Gaziantep .
International Blue Crescent in cooperation with Malteser will deliver a temporary health center or hospitainer to the Temporary Reception Center for the refugees on the road to Gaziantep where 5000 refugees will be hosted, too.
IBC provides medical materials and medicine to scores of health institutions in Northern Syria.
IBC is running three Child Friendly Spaces in Kilis and undertook all running costs including management,snacks and stationery to the Syrian school in Kilis where more than 1600 Syrian children get education...