Central Military Hospital Marks 20th Anniversary
CHISINAU, June 1, 2012 — The Interim Chief of Main Staff, Commander of the National Army, Brigadier Gen. Vitalie Stoian attended Friday, June 1, the inauguration ceremony of a cross on the territory of the Central Military Hospital (CMH) built on the 20th anniversary of the institution.
The cross was built at the entrance of CMH and it is the first of this kind existing on the territory of a medical institution of the Ministry of Defense. A group of military priests performed a divine service and sanctified the two-meter cross representing the Jesus Christ figure.
The Head of CMH, Col. Vladimir Trofimov stated this cross is meant to fortify the CMH patients’ spiritual soundness.
“I think that this cross is a relief for all categories of patients: servicemen, veterans and common citizens. Building such a cross on the territory of the medical institution consolidates the orthodox faith values of our patients which is very good for their inside peace, as well as for their quick recovery”, Vladimir Trofimov specified.
Gen. Stoian congratulated the health care personnel on the 20th anniversary of the institution wishing them health and great professional achievements. Vitalie Stoian decorated a group of doctors as a sign of gratitude for their commitment to treating diseases, people’s soul and their ongoing contribution to the development of health care system.
“Treating military and civil staff of the army will be always the basic mission of CMH. The fundamental priority of the hospital should focus on the patient and the care for him should increase citizens’ confidence in this medical institution. CMH has high-skilled specialists and this is a plus for raising the quality of services provided by CMH”, Gen. Stoian pointed out.
CMH provides a high variety of medical services both, to National Army staff and civilians. CMH has about 400 employees and 27 medical-diagnosis sections such as: General Surgery, Surgery infection, Paraloscopy, Cardiopulmonology, Psychoneurology, Maxillofacial Surgery and Stomatology, General Therapy, Traumatology, Otorhinolaryngology, Infectious Diseases and Dermatology, Ultrasonography, Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Physiotherapy, Endoscopy, Functional Diagnosis and Laboratory Diagnosis, and others.