IDF medical delegation to Japan treats homeless baby

By JPOST.COM STAFF
March 30, 2011 15:16

Sanae, 11-month-old baby left homeless by tsunami, arrived at IDF delegation's medical clinic accompanied by grandmother.

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IDF delegation in Japan treats baby

IDF delegation in Japan treats baby_311. (photo credit: IDF Spokesperson)

The IDF medical delegation to Japan officially opened a field hospital near Minamisanriku Tuesday morning, a village devastated by the tsunami that hit the country earlier this month.

According to the IDF spokesperson, Sanae, an 11-month-old baby who was left homeless by the recent tsunami, arrived at the IDF delegation's medical clinic in Minamisanriku accompanied only by her grandmother.

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The IDF public relations office posted this video on Youtube on the medical team's treatment of the baby.



Sanae, who suffered an inflammation of the eye, was treated at the clinic by Lt. Col. Dr. Amit Assa, a pediatrician, Lt. Col. Orly Weinstein, an eye specialist, and Capt. Galit Bidner, a certified nurse.

Sanae's grandmother received medicine from the team, along with a clear explanation on how to continue future treatment most beneficially, and was invited to return to the clinic after two days. She was also given diapers and toys for Sanae.


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