Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation

06/06/2020 | News release | Distributed by Public on 06/06/2020 01:37

The military personnel of the EMD field multidisciplinary mobile hospital arrived in the city of Chita and started its deployment

06.06.2020 (05:00)

The personnel of the field multidisciplinary mobile hospital for 100 beds of one of the formations of the Eastern Military District arrived in the city of Chita (Zabaykalsky territory) and began its deployment after performance of the march on their own on regular equipment from the Republic of Buryatia with a length of more than 700 kilometers.

Special processing of automobile equipment was carried out by the NBC protection division of the combined arms formation of the Eastern Military District.

The arrived column of the field medical unit includes 133 military personnel, including 72 medical specialists and 31 units of special military equipment.

The mobile multidisciplinary hospital is a field medical unit based on pneumoframe structures and is intended for inpatient treatment of patients with a new coronavirus infection. In the designated area will be deployed reception and sorting, hospital and infectious diseases, sanitary and epidemiological departments of the field hospital, as well as the department of anesthesiology and resuscitation, a laboratory for research and diagnostics of tests and samples.

For carrying out medical and diagnostic measures, the hospital is equipped with artificial lung ventilation devices, intensive patient monitoring systems, x-ray machines, ultrasound machines, blood analyzers and a PCR laboratory.

Transfer of the multidisciplinary field mobile hospital with 100 beds of one of the formations of the Eastern Military District from the Republic of Buryatia, Zabaykalsky territory was carried out in order to increase the regional hospital beds and medical care for patients with a confirmed diagnosis of new coronavirus infection in accordance with the instructions of the Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin and on behalf of the Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation General of the Army Sergei Shoigu.