South Korean NGO to send dental equipment to ‘vulnerable groups’ in North Korea
Medical Aid for Children (MAC) gets sanctions exemptions to send dental equipment to the DPRK within the next six months
The United Nations 1718 Security Council Sanctions Committee granted sanctions exemptions to a South Korean NGO, Medical Aid for Children (MAC), to send periodontal medical equipment into North Korea.
According to a letter dated Aug. 13 and posted on the U.N. committee’s website on Tuesday, the organization has been approved to ship the aid items within the next six months.
Through the aid, MAC aims to “provide medical equipment to improve the oral health and nutrition of the vulnerable groups such as pregnant women, children and the elderly,” according to an annex attached to the
- 01State media review: Pandemic and drought conspire in North Korea
- 02New leader means new uncertainties and nuclear dangers on Korean Peninsula
- 03East Asia is changing. So should the way Washington, Seoul and Tokyo cooperate.
- 04Pyongyang’s COVID negligence could spell disaster for its most vulnerable
- 05North Korean COVID-19 rules warn of transmission by balloons, drones and rivers
- 06Why the risks of an Omicron outbreak in North Korea are getting worse
- 07Why biological weapons risks complicate provision of COVID aid to North Korea
- 08State media review: North Korea raises alarm about harmful drought