Construction of multifunctional military medical centers is ahead of schedule
The first multifunctional medical center in Nizhny Novgorod will be commissioned by April 20 this year. Also, in the period from 10 to 15 April, the first eight centers will be provided with the supply and installation of property and medical equipment.
It should be noted that the construction of all 16 medical centers is ahead of schedule.
Works are deployed on construction sites around the clock in three shifts. To date, all construction sites have completed the filling of foundations and started with installation of buildings. More than 3,500 specialists and 800 pieces of equipment are involved in the facilities.
"In order to ensure the safety of military personnel and citizens in record time, we will have to complete work on the construction of 16 specialized medical centers with a total capacity of 1,600 beds, equipped with the necessary medical equipment, which will be fully ready by mid - May," Deputy Defence Minister Timur Ivanov said during a conference call held yesterday in the military Department.
The construction of multifunctional medical centers is being carried out on behalf of the Supreme commander-in-Chief of the Armed forces of the Russian Federation. The work is carried out by specialists of the Military construction complex of Russian Defence Ministry with the participation of engineering and railway troops.
"Each center will be equipped with the most advanced equipment, including CT scanners, anesthesiology equipment, endoscopy, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation," Deputy Defence Minister said.
The corresponding staff and composition of medical personnel of the centers is determined. To date they are on training and profession development courses at the Military Medical Academy of Russian Defence Ministry.
The necessary stock of personal protective equipment and medications is being formed for future centers.
"The completion of the measures will allow providing the necessary medical care to patients from both the military and, if necessary, the civilian population," Timur Ivanov added
He stressed that the construction of the centers- " this is an unprecedented scale and timing of construction is being carried out from Kaliningrad to Kamchatka, and our task is to fulfill the order with high quality in a timely manner."