Vietnamese, Indian Level-2 Field Hospitals Launch Online Refresher Course
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|Medical personnel of the two field hospitals shared knowledge and experience in Covid-19 prevention and control, and treatment for several common diseases. Photo: People's Army Newspaper|
During the two-day event, medical personnel of the two hospitals shared knowledge and experience in Covid-19 prevention and control, and treatment for several common diseases, People’s Army Newspaper reported.
The Indian delegation to the event was led by Brigadier General Jai Singh Bainsla, Commander of the UN peacekeeping mission for Sector South, and Colonel Rishi Raj, Director of India’s L2FH.
|Lieutenant Colonel Nguyen Ba Hung, Commander of the Vietnamese peacekeeping force in South Sudan (second from right) and members of Vietnam's L2FH Rotation 3 during the event. Photo: People's Army Newspaper|
Meanwhile, the Vietnamese delegation was headed by Lieutenant Colonel Nguyen Ba Hung, Commander of the Vietnamese peacekeeping force in South Sudan, and Lieutenant Colonel Trinh My Hoa, Director of Vietnam’s L2FH Rotation 3.
During the programme, the two sides exchanged experiences in responding to the pandemic as well as treating Covid-19 patients. In addition, Indian doctors shared their understanding about the SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant, which has emerged in India and spread rapidly across the globe.
The two hospitals also discussed measures in Covid-19 vaccination, as Vietnam’s L2FH Rotation 3 will be in charge of vaccinating 500 UN staff members in Bentiu.
|Members of Vietnam's L2FH Rotation 3 at the event. Photo: People's Army Newspaper|
At the event, members of Vietnam’s Aero-medical Evacuation Team (AMET) shared that they have successfully built and effectively operated a procedure for transporting severe COVID-19 patients by helicopter based on a procedure of the World Health Organization (WHO).
Hung spoke highly of the programme, saying the success of the event will contribute to enhancing cooperation between the two hospitals and improving the staff’s professionalism and their treatment capacity.
The officer hoped that the two sides will continue to hold similar activities in the time to come.
Level-2 Field Hospital Rotation 4’s staff under training stage
|At the online training course on international humanitarian law and identification of explosives for staff of the Level-2 Field Hospital Rotation 4. Photo: VNA|
An online training course on international humanitarian law and identification of explosives for staff of the Level-2 Field Hospital Rotation 4 has opened recently, the Vietnam News Agency (VNA) said.
The event was held by the Vietnam Department of Peacekeeping Operations in conjunction with the Military Medical Department, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and relevant agencies.
This is the first profession training course for the hospital’s staff within the framework of UN peacekeeping training activities before they perform their mission in Bentiu, South Sudan.
During the course, ICRC experts provided trainees with basic and essential knowledge on international humanitarian law, and guide them to handle some situations relating to explosives left by conflicts./.
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