Australia, US provide air ambulance training to Vietnam

VOV.VN - Medical experts from Australia and the US organised a training course on October 30 to provide air ambulance training to doctors of the Military Hospital 175, under the Ministry of Defence.

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The training course is part of technical assistance for Vietnam's level 2 field hospital in its peacekeeping missions at the UN.

The course lasts from now till November 6, with the participation of representatives from several units such as the Vietnam Military Medical Academy, Level- 2 field hospital, Regiment 917 of Air Force Division 370.

During training, Australian experts shared their expertise in air ambulances and the standard operating procedures (SOP) for air ambulance operations in South Sudan. In addition, there are a number of training flights at Bien Hoa airport to help trainees practise emergency skills on different planes and helicopters.

US experts will also hold some training sessions in emergency skills for traumatic injuries, and dealing with major injuries.

Upon completion of the training, Vietnamese doctors will be assessed for an international certificate, to be awarded prior to the implementation of the UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan.

Colonel Nerolie McDonald, Australian Defence Attaché in Vietnam, said he believes that the training will help Vietnam fulfill UN peacekeeping operations.


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