A mobile hospital at sea

Ship Khanh Hoa 01, coded HQ-561, is a mobile hospital at sea which helps fishermen in Truong Sa (Spratly) island district keep their peace of mind and work on protecting the national sovereignty over seas and islands.

A mobile hospital at sea

Under the management of the Navy Zone 4, HQ- 561 is evaluated as one of the most advanced medical ships in Southeast Asia (Photo: VNP/VNA)

A mobile hospital at sea


HQ- 561 is the most advanced ship made in Vietnam (Photo: VNP/ VNA)

A mobile hospital at sea

The hospital ship is responsible for providing healthcare services for military personnel, residents and fishermen on the Truong Sa archipelago (Photo: VNP/ VNA)

A mobile hospital at sea

Clean space on the ship (Photo: VNP/VNA)

A mobile hospital at sea

The ship was launched on April 26, 2012, and put in operation in 2013. With a capacity of 2,070 tons, HQ-561 is able to carry 200 people, operating continuously during 45 days at sea and deal with level-10 waves (Photo: VNP/VNA)

A mobile hospital at sea

The ship has 15 hospital beds, three patient rooms and facility storage (Photo: VNA)

A mobile hospital at sea

The hospital also has endoscopy machine (Photo:VNP/VNA)

A mobile hospital at sea

The ship is equipped with advanced medical facilities and devices (Photo: VNP/VNA)

A mobile hospital at sea

The operating room is equipped with direct broadcast devices to connect with HCM City’s Military Central Hospital 175 (Photo: VNP/VNA)

A mobile hospital at sea

Regularly checking medical facilities on the ship (Photo: VNP/VNA)

A mobile hospital at sea

Besides advanced medical facilities, the hospital has well-trained physicians, pharmacists and doctors who can give emergency aid and treatment to soldiers and people on the Truong Sa archipelago as well as the fishermen at sea (Photo: VNP/VNA)

 
A mobile hospital at sea

Giving a patient an ultrasound scan on the ship (Photo: VNP/ VNA)

A mobile hospital at sea

HQ- 561 always dispenses free medicine to fishermen who suffer accidents at sea (Photo: VNP/VNA)

A mobile hospital at sea

Fishermen thank the medical corps on the ship (Photo: VNP/VNA)

 
 

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