A team of doctors from the National Cancer Institute in Misrata has joined a medical convoy to perform checkups and surgeries for those in need of treatment in the Shati region south of Libya.

Before beginning their mission on Saturday, the doctors paid a field visit to Burqan General Hospital upon their arrival.

A statement by the National Cancer Institute said the team performed 12 surgeries during the first day. In addition, 294 medical examinations were performed in the disciplines of oncology surgery, internal tumors, orthopedics, digestive system, burns and plastic surgery, and general medicine.

The medical convoy includes a consultant oncology surgeon, an oncology specialist, a gastroenterologist, a liver and endoscopy consultant, an orthopedist and physiotherapist, burns and plastic specialist, anesthesia and intensive care specialist, a general practitioner, and x-ray technicians.



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