"Dr. Lee Sanders, an American pediatrician at the airport field hospital, took the point a step further. “For these kids the kidnapping case isn’t just a distraction,” he said, as he changed a dressing on a girl’s infected leg. “It has become the difference between life and death.”
Previously, doctors, pilots and aid workers air-lifted children with life-threatening conditions out of the country immediately after triage, and then completed the paperwork after the children were stabilized.
“Everything has slowed down, and most pilots are backing out of these medical missions with kids,” said Scott Dorfman, a pilot from Atlanta who has flown 50 flights since the earthquake, moving supplies, doctors and patients." NY Times
This article is something special for all of you who are in love with the cult of self determination and nationalism in the third world.
Let's see. what is more important – -
Children with festering wounds or — the preservation of the "authority" of government ministers and bureaucrats with a hope of regaining the kind of income that bribery has always provided them?
I leave it to you. pl