The military field hospital, deployed under the High Instructions of King Mohammed VI in Beirut, has so far provided some 3240 medical services for those affected by the tragic explosion in the port of Beirut.
Since the launch of the services of this medical structure on August 10, some 1,435 people have benefited from the services provided by the hospital staff by receiving treatment, examinations and medical services covering various specialties.
Since its deployment, the military hospital has seen a high influx, said the director of the field hospital, Professor ChekKar Kacem, adding that the medical staff ensure to provide patients of all nationalities with various medical services in many specialties, but also other services such as carrying out medical analyzes and distributing medicines. The field hospital houses an operating theater, inpatient, radiology and sterilization units, a laboratory, a pharmacy, and sanitary, administrative and logistical facilities. It is made up of 150 people, including 45 doctors from various specialties (resuscitators, surgeons, traumatologists, ENT, ophthalmologists, burn treatment, neurosurgeons, pediatricians, pharmacist), as well as specialized nurses and support elements.
As a reminder, King Mohammed VI had given His High Instructions for sending emergency medical and humanitarian aid to Beirut struck by a strong explosion which killed at least 177 people and injured 6,000 others, while dozens of people are missing.