I hope this is not redundant
Friends of Surmang, Inc., is a US-based NGO (non-government
organization) building and administering primary care facilities in
Surmang, an ethnic Tibetan region of Qinghai Province, China. Friends
of Surmang is not affiliated with any political or religious
organization. We are a 501 c(3) foundation incorporated in the state of
We are soliciting the help of doctors to aid us with our program this
summer. Yushu County is one of the poorest in China, with a mean annual
income of about $50. This is one of the most remote, if not exotic
places in the world.
As few are aware, this region's poverty and lack of medical
care was exacerbated by a snowstorm that basically started in November
and ended a few weeks ago. Estimates are that 700,000 head of livestock
are dead and 100,000 people face starvation.
We are not sure if we have found the right place to find help --if not
please refer. A good deal of our program is connected with childhood
diseases. In 90% of the deaths in the region, a doctor was not seen 90
days prior, according to UNICEF. In the case we have reached the right
place, it is possible to forward more detailed information on our
project. Hope to hear from you.
Address: Lido Hotel, Beijing 100004, PR CHINA
Phone & fax: 86 10 849 9306
David Dubin, MD
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