The 11th Aid-Liberia China Medical Team and China Railway 5 Engineering Company HF Road Project on the Harper-Fishtown road has provided free medical services to more than 200 Liberians in southeastern Maryland County . The Chinese Medical Team in collaboration with the China Railway #5 Engineering Company（CREC）implemented the medical outreach ,which cost is estimated at USD30,000.
The two day free medical service to the people of Maryland county was intended to enhance existing bilateral relations between Republic of Liberia and the People’s Republic of China, Mr Yan Junliang , head of China Medical Team told the New Democrat in Pleebo.
Suffering from various diseases, the patients were treated at Pleebo Health Center and the J.J Dossen Memorial Hospital Harper City, Maryland County from March 16-17 ,2018 .
Mr. Wang Donghai , the project director of the China Railway #5 Engineering Company HF Project said :In the name of humanitarianism , China Railway #5 Engineering Company HF project enhance the friendship with the local citizens in this way , this promote the affections between China -Liberia people , China Railway #5 Engineering Company will make further effort to provide greater welfare to Liberia people ..He estimated the cost of the drug supplied at a little over USD 30,000 saying Marlyland was selected out of the country’s 15 counties because it is a far way county from Monrovia with many inhabitants lacking access to available and affordable medical treatment .According to Junliang infectious diseases including tuberculosis or (TB) are prevalent amongst Maryland’s residents .
He however , admonished Liberians especially Marylanders to regularly wash their hands before meal and after the use of restroom .According to him ,poor hygiene is key contributing factor to infections and TB .Illnesses diagnosed and treated include : internal medicine ; Acupuncture , Ophthalmology , and Gynecology and surgery . The Internal Medicine is the branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and (Non-surgical)treatment of diseases of internal organs specifically in adults ,Acupuncture :treatment of pain or diseases by inserting the tips of needles at specific point on the skin. Ophthalmology : is treatment related to eyes problem as well as Gynecology is the branch of physiology and medicine which deals with the functions and diseases specific to women and girls, especially those affecting the reproductive system. “ I am grateful to God for directing Chinese specialized doctors . “ My eyes often burned inside with too much pain ” Tetee Abigail Giggs , 40 said after she was treated at the Pleebo Health Center “ I have suffered this eyes disease for the past 15 years with no cure . I was treated and I am of the hope my eyes are cured ’’.