29 Jun 2007

PR# 2007-489

Italians deliver medical equipment to Kabul hospital

KABUL, Afghanistan - Italian ISAF soldiers belonging to the 3rd Alpini Regiment, under the command of Col. Manione Giovanni, delivered 100,000 euros worth of hospital materials June 24 to a clinic in the Esteqlal district in the south of Kabul city.

The materials have been collected in Italy thanks to the president of the "Alpini" National Association. Materials included three operating room tables, three sterilization machines and one corpuscle counting machine.

Mr. Qazawei, the chief of the local shura accepted the supplies along with Dr. Ali, the director of the hospital.

Dr. Ali said in his remarks that he appreciated the donation because the materials will allow to the hospital to reach the highest level of efficiency in the Afghan hospital system.

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