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Medevac – A man accidentally chops his legs

by | Nov 26, 2019 | HF Radio, Medevac, What CRMF Does

A 24 year old male from Fogomaiyu, Tari Pori District, Hela Province accidently chops his legs whiles chopping a tree on the afternoon of 16/09/19. Because the cut was deep and severe he lost a lot of blood. He bled continuously to the next day. The radio operator in Fogomaiyu called CRMF to report the case and seek urgent medevac.

The patient and his guardian were referred to the Mandi Hospital for treatment to the wound. CRMF texted Moro clinic doctor and he responded immediately to the urgent call. 

CRMF advised Fogomaiyu to prepare the patient and bring the patient to a clear location for the helicopter to pick up. Once arrived at Moro Clinic the patient was treated there and later transferred to Mendi Hospital for further treatment.

We thank the Lord for the new partnering organization, the Oil Search Moro Clinic who could respond to our plight and help save lives through utilizing their resources whenever a need arises in areas near their vicinity or when help is requested by CRMF.