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April 25, 1952

REPORT, 'REGARDING THE MEDICAL SUPPLIES THAT WILL BE SENT TO KOREA'

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    "Report, 'Regarding the Medical Supplies that Will be Sent to Korea'," April 25, 1952, History and Public Policy Program Digital Archive, ANIC, Central Committee of the Romanian Communist Party, Foreign Relations Section, Foldder 1-1952, pages 29-30. Obtained by Radu Tudorancea and translated by Eliza Gheorghe. https://digitalarchive.wilsoncenter.org/document/121271
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The Central Committee of the Romanian Workers’ Party

Bucharest

No. 441/1952

Regarding the medical supplies that will be sent to Korea

The annexed table, which includes the medical supplies that will be sent to Korea for the anti-epidemic campaign, is approved. The necessary funds will be supplemented by the Ministry of Finance.

April 25, 1952

Table with the necessary materials for the anti-epidemic campaign, checked on April 24, 1952

5,000 kg dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) powder

5,000 kg nitroxan oil

2,000 kg insecticide powder

40 Kalimax pumps

10 pumps with bellows for insecticide powder

550 Record syringes

50 Luer syringes

4,000 syringe needles

500 medical thermometers

10 Michel devices

300 liters rectified spirit

700 liters medical spirit

100 liters denaturated alcohol [sic!]

100 kg hydrophilic cotton

400 kg regular cotton

Disinfectants (chloramines, commercial formol)

Anti-malaria [drugs], antibiotics, serums and vaccines (20,000 anti-small pox vaccine vials, 1,500 liters anti-cholera vaccine, 10 liters anti-gangrenous serum, 10,000 anti-tetanus vials, 10 liters anticoal serum, 50 anti-venom vials, 500 anti-exanthematic vaccine vials, 10 liters anti-botulism serum […].

The commission charged with taking care of the inventory and the packing of the supplies:

1. Comrade Dr. Săveanu – Red Cross

2. Dr. Mureșan – Statistics Division

3. Dr.  Halpern – Ministry of Health

4. Dr. Davidoglu – Pharmaceutical-Chemical Institute