New medical centers, the defense Ministry will be able to take 1600 patients

we will discuss the construction by mid-may in all four military districts of Russia 16 specialized medical centres. For these purposes the government allocates defense to 8.8 billion rubles. Agreed that the new medical centers with a total capacity of 1600 beds must be versatile, modular, that is, fast and, most importantly, designed not only to treat military members and their families, but also civilians. For a long time determined by the geography of new buildings generals didn’t have, as erected by the specialists of the military-construction complex with the participation of the engineering and railway troops the facilities will be included in the infrastructure of existing army and Navy hospitals.

Photo: Eugene Vadim epanchitsev / RIA Novosti Military are deploying field hospitals and take samples of the air

Deputy defense Minister Timur Ivanov on Friday said that in the Western military district will have six new hospitals. Medical centers in Odintsovo, Moscow region, Kaliningrad has a capacity of 100 beds, in Podolsk – 200, Nizhny Novgorod, Smolensk, and the city of Pushkin, Leningrad region 60. Three objects will be erected in the southern military district. The center in Rostov-on-don will be able to take 160 patients in Volgograd – a hundred 60 – in Sevastopol. In the Central military district such institutions to build in Novosibirsk (160 beds), Omsk – a hundred and Orenburg on 60 patients. Finally, four new medical center will appear in the Eastern military district. Objects in Sosnovy Bor near Ulan-Ude, Ussuriisk and Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky will be able to accommodate 60 patients. A hospital in the village Anastasivka in the Khabarovsk territory – two hundred.

According to Timur Ivanov, the defense Ministry is implementing this unique project from March 20, it has already attracted more than 3.5 thousand specialists and 800 pieces of equipment. On construction sites in Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod began the erection of buildings. In the remaining 14 objects poured foundations. Work is being done around the clock in three shifts. “Until April 30, we will complete the construction of eight infectious centers in Odintsovo, Podolsk, Nizhny Novgorod, Volgograd, Novosibirsk, Orenburg, Pine forest and Ussuriysk. And before may 15, the remaining eight centers”, – promised the Deputy Minister. He stressed that the unprecedented scale and timing of capital construction is in a very short time – from 40 to 56 days. The total area of the building centres will amount to almost 115 000 square meters, and specific objects, depending on their height and capacity from 5 to 12 000.

All new hospitals will be equipped with the most modern medical equipment, including computed tomography, apparatus for anesthesia, endoscopy and extracorporeal membrane oksiginatsii. For future centers already formed the necessary stock of means of individual protection and medicines. And in the St. Petersburg Military medical Academy was the training and retraining of medical personnel, who will work in hospitals-buildings.