|Vice State President Nguyen Thi Doan and Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien cut the ribbon to open the new treatment faciliy of the National Hospital of Endocrinology today in Ha Noi. — Photo daidoanket.vn
HA NOI (VNS) — The National Hospital of Endocrinology opened a new treatment facility at a ceremony this morning in Tu Hiep Commune in Ha Noi's Thanh Tri District.
"The 480-bed facility will help to reduce overcrowding by patients and improve the quality of treatment at the hospital in the future," the hospital's Director Tran Ngoc Luong said.
"The new facility will contribute to avoiding situations where several patients have to share one bed in the hospital," Luong said.
The nine-storey facility is equipped with a waste water treatment system and advanced medical equipment that can handle the demand for examination and treatment, especially professional tests that keep pace with advanced countries.
Speaking at the opening ceremony, Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien asked the hospital to further improve professional skills to become the leading endocrinology research and training centre of the country.
The facility was built with a total investment of nearly VND 498 billion (US$23.8 million), including VND125 billion ($5.9 million) from the State budget and a nearly VND295-billion ($14 million) loan from the Viet Nam Development Bank. — VNS