Source: UNMISS - United Nations Mission in South Sudan

Bangladeshi peacekeepers providing free and much-appreciated medical services in Raja Lol.


This week, Bangaldeshi peacekeepers serving with the United Nations Mission in South Sudan have conducted a day-long medical outreach campaign to provide free basic medical services for residents of the town of Raja Lol and surrounding villages.

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“I am hard of hearing in one of my ears and I am also suffering from chest pains,” said one beneficiary. “Now that I’ve had the treatment I need, I hope to recover soon.  I am very grateful.”

The peacekeepers serviced more than 100 patients, including numerous malnourished children, and dispensed a significant amount of medical supplies for treatable ailments such as aches, diarrhea, cough, fever, common infections, and loss of appetite. 

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Robert Cornelio Ambra, governor of Lol and minister of local government and law enforcement, extended his heartfelt thanks to the peacekeepers and underscored the importance of such continued efforts.

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“I wish to express my gratitude for your excellent work and for standing side by side with the local government to support our people,” he said.

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