Sunday, August 12, 2007 – BRANTFORD, CANADA – CMAT will deploy a 2-member assessment team to meet its local partner in Dhaka this week. As part of their initial 3-4 day assessment they will make a determination as to whether the Canadian Medical Assistance Team (CMAT) field hospital will be deployed or not.
A initial ten-member medical team consisting of physicians, nurses and a water treatment engineer is being assembled and will be on standby for deployment. If the field hospital is deployed it will be for a four week mission to treat water borne illness, diarrhea, dehydration and trauma.
CMAT appeals to its supporters for generous donations to help the people of Bangladesh.