USA Donate Medical Equipment to National Army
Chisinau, April 8, 2014 — The United States Government donated medical equipment of 416 thousand USD to the National Army, within a ceremony held at the Central Military Hospital (CMH)
The US Ambassador to Moldova, William Moser, stated that the donation is a gift from the American people. “We hope that our efforts will save the lives of the citizens of your country and will improve the quality of the medical services provided by the specialized institutions of the National Army. This project is a continuation of the cooperation relationship between USA and Republic of Moldova”, William Moser stated.
Defense Minister, Valeriu Troenco, thanked the U.S Government for the donation, specifying that the medical equipment offered by the American partners will be a great support for the supply of the sections and offices of the Central Military Clinical Hospital (CMCH), Outpatient Center and Preventive Medical Center. “We can certainly say that medical — military institutions of the Ministry of Defense will have better medical assistance conditions for the National Army staff and civilian patients that are treated in our medical institutions,” Defense Minister said.
According to the Head of the Central Military Hospital, Col. Vladimir Trofimov, the donation consists of two radiological devices, a biochemical and bacteriological analyzer for microbiological laboratory, a dental facility, two devices for intensive care room and other medical supplies. The medical equipment is estimated at 416 thousand US dollars.
The source specified the donation is part of a Moldovan — American project on “Prevention of HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis in the National Army” and consists of three stages. Thus, the first stage of implementation includes the donation of the medical-sanitary goods to the medical-military institutions of the Ministry of Defense. The second stage includes the donation of medical equipment and devices necessary for medical offices of the military units of the National Army. The third stage will include a training course designed for the medical staff of the National Army.