Field Hospital for infectious diseases No.5B was co-built by Army Corps 4 and Military Region 7 (MR7) at the Center for Defense and Security Education in Binh Duong province.

The 500-bed hospital will receive patients with mild-to-moderate COVID-19 symptoms for treatment.

Military doctors of Army Corps 4 at the send-off ceremony

The Army Corps 4 Command mobilized 57 experienced doctors and nurses, as well as necessary medical supplies and vehicles to help the field hospital effectively treat COVID-19 patients.

The deployed medical personnel have shown responsibility and determination to exert their utmost efforts to combat the pandemic, contributing to beautifying the image of Uncle Ho’s soldiers.

*On the same day, Military Hospital 7A (under the Military Region 7) organized a send-off ceremony for volunteer medical staff who will join the COVID-19 battle in Binh Duong city.

In particular, 50 professional doctors and nurses from Military Hospital 7A rushed to assist Field Hospital for Infectious Diseases No.5B (Binh Duong province) in treating infected cases.

Earlier, nearly 100 doctors and nurses from the hospital rushed to Ho Chi Minh city to help the city’s health sector fight the pandemic.

“Zero-VND mobilized Booth” program launched to support needy people

Moreover, the volunteers were well equipped with medical supplies, necessities, and knowledge about COVID-19 treatment.

Also, the hospital committed to taking care of the families of on-duty medical personnel so that they feel at ease to fulfill their work.

*The same day, the Political Department of MR 7, cooperated with the Military Commands of Ba Ria- Vung Tau and Lam Dong provinces, as well as other enterprises, to open the “Zero-VND mobilized Booth” program in Go Vap district, HCM City.

The program aims to share difficulties with HCM City while affirming the care of the MR7’s armed forces to the city’s authority and people amid the complicated developments of the pandemic.

During the event, organizers handed over five tons of rice, three tons of fruits and vegetables, and other necessities, from Lam Dong plateau and Ba Ria- Vung Tau’s coastal area to HCM City’s government. These gifts were worth around 250 million VND.

Upon receiving the gifts, the Go Vap district Military Command worked with the local authorities of Wards 13 and 15 to distribute the gifts to local people in need.

On the same day, the Quang Ngai provincial Military Command, the Women Associations of the province and Dinh Tan village (Binh Chau commune, Binh Son district) launched “Zero-VND mobile stalls” at Pho Chau commune and Pho Khanh ward (Duc Pho town, Quang Ngai).

Translated by Quynh Oanh