Russia is going to dispatch several mobile hospitals to the city of Aleppo in order to medical care to residents of the city and its surrounding areas.
Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the country’s Defense Ministry and the Russian Emergencies Ministry to promptly dispatch mobile hospitals to Syria in order to provide medical care to residents of Aleppo and its surrounding areas, the RIA Novosti news agency reported, citing spokesman for Russian President, Dmitry Peskov.
“The President instructed the Defense Ministry and the Emergencies Ministry to dispatch mobile hospitals to the area of the Syrian city of Aleppo to provide medical care to residents of the city and nearby settlements,” Peskov said.
He also noted that the Russian Defense Ministry is going to deploy a medical special operations unit and a multi-functional hospital for 100 places with a special children’s therapeutic department. The daily admission rate of the hospital for ambulatory medical care is 420 people.
It was also reported that the Russian Emergencies Ministry will dispatch a mobile hospital for 50 places for inpatient treatment, which also will have a possibility of providing outpatient care to 200 people per day.
“The President ordered to deploy hospitals and start to provide a full-scale medical care to all needy residents of Aleppo as soon as possible,” Peskov stressed.