Medical services ready for CIIE
There are five medical stations inside the National Exhibition and Convention Center, venue for the second China International Import Expo. Medical staff, volunteers and other professionals are available to provide first aid and medical services and infectious disease monitoring, said Shanghai Health Commission.
The No. 1 station is inside the service center of North Hall and is run by Huashan Hospital; the No. 2 station is between the exhibition hall 3 and 4 and is run by Zhongshan Hospital’s Qingpu branch; the No. 3 station is between the exhibition hall 5 and 6 and is run by Tongren Hospital; the No. 4 station is between the exhibition hall 7 and 8 and is run by Minhang Hospital and the No. 5 station is located in the second floor of AO office building and is run by Zhongshan Hospital and its Qingpu branch.
Huashan Hospital carried out an emergency drill on Friday.
The drill, which simulated a stampede took place inside CIIE venue and a large batch of "patients" were taken to Huashan Hospital’s Hongqiao branch in Qingpu District, as one of the designated hospital for the CIIE.
“We have set up a mechanism, as our medical staff from medical station can arrive at any emergency site inside the CIIE venue within 10 minutes and staff from the Hongqiao branch can arrive at the venue within 10 minutes,” said Dr Ding Qiang, president of Huashan Hospital.