Sister hospitals in Bosnia

BMJ 1994; 308 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.308.6925.413 (Published 05 February 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:413
  1. A Kvesic,
  2. I Sarac,
  3. S Lang
  1. Hospital “Bijeli Brijeg,” Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina Civilian Health Service, Croatian Republic of Herzeg-Bosnia, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

    EDITOR, - Hugh Dudley is more than right in his straightforward statements that “putting a team in place is far more effective than evacuating people …the very presence of a team has great meaning for the community” and “surgical teams will never change the course of history but will…be remembered in the marketplace.”

    More than remembered - in our case, such help may mean life for hundreds of people and, indirectly, a psychological impact that would facilitate the flow of himanitarian convoys to all endangered peoples in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

    Nova Bila Hospital, located near Novi Travnik, middle Bosnia, is the only hospital in an enclave …

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