U.S. navy floating hospital to arrive in Maluku, Indonesia on Saturday

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The United States Navy floating hospital USNS Mercy T-AH-19 will arrive in Maluku province of Indonesia on Saturday for health mission, Antara news wire reported Friday.

"UNSN Mercy will arrive here on July 26 and start operation from July 27 to August 4 in Ambon (the capital of the province) and some areas in Central Maluku district," spokesman of the provincial Health Office named only Basalamah said.

He said that the health service operation supported by USNS Mercy would be conducted as part of international marine event of Sail Banda 2010.

A similar program as part of Sail Banda 2010 will also be conducted in Banda Neira, Central Maluku district at the same time.

Source: Xinhua

(Editor:赵晨雁)

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