CPLA’s medical rescue in 2008 China Wenchuan earthquake
- At: 2009 FIP Congress in Istanbul (Turkey)
- Type: Presentation
- By: CHEN, Zheng-yu (Health Department of CPLA, Beijing, China)
The Wenchuan earthquake which happened in Sichuan Province, China, May 12th, 2008, is one of the most catastrophic events in China for decades. During the seventy-days' rescue work, totally 130,000 CPLA soldiers, 108 field hospitals or medical teams, 97 field epidemic prevention teams and 9 psychotherapy teams had been deployed to the disaster.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.