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Jul 03, 2018

Hungarian doctors set for humanitarian aid trip to Bangladesh

A team of Hungarian doctors are preparing for a humanitarian aid trip to Bangladesh next Monday to work as volunteers in a refugee camp holding around 1.3 million people, mostly Rohingya refugees

A team of Hungarian doctors are preparing for a humanitarian aid trip to Bangladesh next Monday to work as volunteers in a refugee camp holding around 1.3 million people, mostly Rohingya refugees.

According to the Hungarian Reformed Church Charity’s managing director, the contingent will comprise of of an anaesthesiologist, a gynaecologist, a dentist and general practitioners.

The team will also deliver medical aid comprising medicine and medical equipment to the camp, which has also been hit by a monsoon.

Márton Juhász said the team plans to return to the camp on two additional missions in the autumn and the winter to deliver water purifying equipment and food aid to children.

Zsuzsanna Toronyi, the museum’s director, said their institution, founded in 1909, is one of Europe’s oldest Jewish museums. It operated even after 1938 and began compiling Holocaust documents already during the Second World War.

The museum has experts including psychologists who are prepared to conduct interviews with survivors, she said. The museum can be contacted by phone for the program at +36 1-413-5547.