DENPASAR (The Jakarta Post): As many as 500 doctors and paramedics will be ready to provide medical services to delegates of the United Nations Frameworks Convention for Climate Change (UNFCC) conference here next week.
Dr. Kuning Atmadjaya, coordinator of the medical team, was quoted by Radar Bali as saying there would be four areas focussed on. The first would be the venue of the conference; Westin Resort in Nusa Dua.
"We will provide a number of specialists including internists, cardiologists, surgeons and professional paramedics," Dr. Atmadjaya said.
"The medical team from Bali will also have the support of doctors and specialists from Jakarta and other cities. The second service area will cover the Nusa Dua resort complex, where we will set up a fully equipped field hospital," he added.
The third area will be in Kuta.
"We will establish a medical post at the Kuta Community Health Center," the doctor said.
The fourth area of service will be a mobile hospital. "Our medical team will accompany delegates visiting certain areas in Bali," he said, adding 39 ambulances had been prepared to support the mobile hospital. -- JP