Tawau field hospital gets supplies, personnel, to start operations Tuesday

Medical supplies arrive in Kota Kinabalu Airport today, in addition to 73 officers and personnel who will start duty at Tawau's field hospital on Tiesday. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Irwan Majid, October 17, 2020.

A TOTAL of 14,000 tonnes of medical supplies were flown to the new Malaysian Armed Forces (MAF) field hospital in Tawau, Sabah this morning.

Armed Forces Health Services Division director-general Lt-Gen Dr Md Amin Muslan said onboard the MAF Airbus A400M aircraft were also 73 officers and personnel who will be on duty at the hospital.

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  • No way that aircraft could have carried 14000 tonnes on one trip. 14000kg or 14 tonnes more like it. Please check and correct your erroneous report.

    Posted 1 week ago by Andrew Amaladoss