Hi-tech treatment centre inaugurated at Thong Nhat hospital - Hi-tech treatment centre inaugurated at Thong Nhat hospital - Website Ho Chi Minh City
A ceremony was held on March 22 to inaugurate the hi-tech treatment centre at the Thong Nhat hospital in Ho Chi Minh City to better serve health-care demand in the southern region.
The work is among the components under the first phase of the project to upgrade the Thong Nhat hospital, aiming to make it the leading health-care institutions in the region.
In addition, two buildings were built with new examination rooms and 500 more beds at a total cost of over 493 billion VND (23 million USD), raising the hospital’s capacity to 1,200 beds.
Attending the ceremony, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung lauded the efforts the hospital staff has undertaken to ensure medical treatment for southern residents over the past 40 years.
He also urged the health sector and localities to work harder to ease patient overload at big hospitals, in tandem with enhancing service quality through improving the facilities and bettering staff’s capability.
The Director of Thong Nhat Hospital, Dr. Nguyen Duc Cong said the hospital has treated successfully numerous complicated cases which required hi-technology application. It is now the leading geriatric centre in southern Vietnam, he said, adding that in the time ahead, the hospital will continue to upgrade the main building and build new facilities for heart-vascular diseases and geriatrics.