The third field hospital for the treatment of military and displaced persons has been deployed on the territory of Lviv region, the press service of Lviv Regional Military Administration has reported.
“The mobile medical facility is designed for 50 beds and it was transferred to Ukraine by decision of the government of the Kingdom of the Netherlands,” the Administration said.
The hospital includes: an operating room, resuscitation beds, an intensive care unit, an X-ray diagnostics unit, a clinical laboratory with a blood bank, and an oxygen concentrator. The hospital is also equipped with an air filtration and purification system.
As stated in the message of Lviv Regional Military Administration, the hospital can work offline on a diesel generator, and with stocks of medicines and consumables for full load operation for a year.
At present, the formation of a staff of specialists continues. The hospital will employ doctors who have left the front-line areas, as well as doctors from Canada and the United States.
“Now they are staffing the hospital, and in connection with this, they have not yet started accepting patients,” Head of Lviv Regional Military Administration Maksym Kozytsky said.
This is the third field hospital deployed on the territory of Lviv region since the beginning of the Russian-Ukrainian war.
A field hospital manufactured in Estonia with the financial support of Germany has opened in Ukraine, the Estonian Ministry of Defense has said.
“The military field hospital sent to Ukraine is now working as intended. This small and mobile hospital can quickly get to where it is needed. Made in Estonia with German financial support,” the ministry said on Saturday.
Israeli doctors have set up a field hospital in Lviv region to help Ukrainians, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba has said.
“Grateful to the State of Israel for setting up the ShiningStar field hospital in Lviv region. I thank its team of Israeli physicians and paramedics for their important humanitarian mission and tireless work to help Ukrainian men, women, and children at this difficult time,” Kuleba wrote on Friday.
On Tuesday, Israel will open a field hospital in the city of Mostyska, Lviv region, Israeli Ambassador to Ukraine Michael Brodsky said.
“Israel will become the first country to open a field hospital in Ukraine. The official opening ceremony will take place today in the city of Mostyka, Lviv region,” Brodsky said on Twitter on Tuesday.