South Sudan health workers trained to handle mass casualty situations

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Ghanaian peacekeepers in Bentiu giving a workshop on how to handle mass casualty situations. Photo: UNMISS

Sixty health workers in Bentiu, South Sudan, have been trained in how to address the large numbers of injuries or deaths resulting from conflicts or natural disasters.

The training was conducted by Ghanaian peacekeepers with the UN mission in the country, UNMISS.

Jacob Ruai spoke to the Senior Medical Officer with the Ghanaian battalion, Dr Rilwany Sulley.

He explained why training in handling mass casualties is valuable in a country like South Sudan.

Duration: 2'32"

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