Rwanda: Rwanda deploys special medical unit for UN Mission in CAR

Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - Some 51 Rwandan military medical personnel, including doctors and other specialists in various fields, have been deployed to serve under the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA), the Rwanda military said here Tuesday.

It said in a statement that the medical personnel would be based in Bria, a small town located 550km from Bangui, capital of the Central African Republic (CAR).

The statement quoted the Military Spokesman, Brig.-Gen. Joseph Nzabamwita, as saying the deployed contingent is joining another batch of 19 personnel who arrived in Bangui two months ago.

“Today’s deployment of level two hospital in UN Peacekeeping Mission is another milestone in RDF contribution to the international peace and security,” Brig.-Gen. Joseph Nzabamwita said.

Rwanda maintains an Infantry Battalion of 750 troops, 32 Staff Officers and Rwanda Formed Police Unit of 139 police and 26 Individual Police officers in MINUSCA.
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11 august 2015 10:54:40

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