“Lifesaving role” of UN medical service in South Sudan

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Major Doctor Zaidoun Al-Rawashdeh, from Jordan, speaking to Daniel Dickinson at the UN Mission in South Sudan.
Photo: UNMISS/Isaac Billy

A team of doctors, nurses and technicians plays a “lifesaving role” in South Sudan according to a senior Jordanian doctor in the UN Peacekeeping Mission there, UNMISS.

The UNMISS medical team cares for around 17,000 military, police and civilian staff across the country as well as on occasions South Sudanese civilians.

Major Doctor Zaidoun Al-Rawashdeh is a Jordanian national who has served in UN peacekeeping missions in four countries; Haiti, Liberia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and now South Sudan.

He’s been speaking to Daniel Dickinson.

Duration:  6’01″