Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam’s Level 2 No. 4 Field Hospital, which performs duties at the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) in Bentiu, has inaugurated an obstetrics clinic, according to the Vietnamese Department of Operations of maintain the peace.
On this occasion, an action program on the theme “uniting for women’s health” was also launched.
It is the first such clinic built in a field hospital in Vietnam during the country’s four-term deployment in UNMISS.
Along with the completion of the clinic facilities, the hospital board has been actively developing a program implementation plan, under which it will conduct obstetrics and gynecology screening for approximately 50 high-risk women. of the mission.
According to Lt. Col. Vu Minh Duong, Director of Level 2 Field Hospital No. 4, the program has helped to strengthen the role and position of women in the peace process in the region.
It is a spirit that is fully in line with the policy and guidance of the UN in peacefully resolving issues in the host country, he said.
Lieutenant-Colonel Pham Tan Phong, deputy director of the Vietnamese Department of Peacekeeping Operations, who is also the commander of the Vietnamese peacekeeping force in South Sudan, praised the tireless efforts of all the personnel of the hospital during the initial deployment period to UNMISS, expressing hope Vietnamese doctors and nurses will continue to perform their professional duties well at the mission./.