Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Philippines-The Chinese Hospital Ship Begins Assisting with the Super Typhoon Yolanda Victims
A Philippine Navy patrol boat approaches the "Peace Ark" China's 14,000 ton hospital ship off the coast of Leyte. Operating with about 400 crew members, the hospital ship was deployed to help in medical relief efforts in Super Typhoon Yolanda victims and its areas that had been devastated. The Hospital Ship comes with 106 medical professionals and 35 tons of medical supplies. The Peace Ark Hospital Ship is the first 10,000 ton class ship in the world. It's equipped with 217 types and 2,406 units of advanced medical systems, including CT scan room, digital X-Ray photographic studio, blood bank, oxygen generation station, compressed air system and even pharmacy.
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