Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation : More in detail

29.06.2020 (14:00)

The Russian Defence Ministry has deployed a multi-specialty mobile hospital in Tuva

The Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation has deployed a field multi-specialty mobile hospital in the Central Military District in the city of Kyzyl in the Republic of Tuva to assist garrison soldiers and the civilian population of the Republic in the fight against coronavirus infection.

Today, on behalf of the Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation, General of the Army Sergei Shoigu, First Deputy Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation, Ruslan Tsalikov, together with the head of the Republic, Sholban Kara-ool, checked the readiness of the hospital to work. During the visit to the hospital, the Commander of the Central Military District, Colonel-General Alexander Lapin, reported to the First Deputy Defence Minister about the readiness of the deployed hospotal to receive patients.

The Deputy chief of the Main Military Medical Directorate of the Defence Ministry Major-General Oleg Kalachev, chief state sanitary doctor of the Russian Defence Ministry Colonel Igor Azarov, a highly qualified military doctors from the Kirov Military Medical Academy and the doctors of the First Moscow State Medical University named after I.M. Aksenov and the Russian National research medical university named after N.I. Pirogov for providing practical and scientific-methodological assistance arrived to Kyzul from Moscow. .

In the shortest possible time, within a day, an infectious diseases hospital with 100 beds was delivered from the Chelyabinsk region by military transport aircraft of the Russian Aerospace Forces and was deployed in the Republic of Tuva

108 military personnel, as well as 65 tons of medical equipment and supplies were transported by air to a distance of about 3 thousand kilometers

In the field hospital, reception, infectious diseases, sanitary and epidemiological departments, the department of anesthesiology and resuscitation, as well as a laboratory for PCR diagnostics to identify the causative agent of a new coronavirus infection were deployed in the shortest possible time.

The medical staff of the military hospital has already started receiving and treating patients.

Military medics have the most modern medical equipment at their disposal, including ALV devices, x-ray machines, ultrasound machines, blood analyzers, and other medical equipment necessary for the treatment of a wide range of pathologies.

In total, about 200 military personnel, including 77 doctors and junior medical specialists and about 15 units of special military equipment, were engaged from the Central Military District to perform tasks to help combat coronavirus infection in the Republic of Tuva.

Medicine , Central Military District , COVID-19
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