|A new obstetrics-paediatrics hospital with 200 beds was inaugurated in northern Bac Ninh province on Saturday. — VNA/VNS Photo Duong Ngoc
BAC NINH (VNS) — A new obstetrics-paediatrics hospital with 200 beds was inaugurated in northern Bac Ninh province on Saturday.
Addressing the inauguration ceremony, Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien hailed the facility as the best approach to reducing patient overload in centrally-run hospitals and providing high-quality medical services for patients from the province and the vicinity.
She also urged the provincial health sector to improve management capabilities and the quality, as well as the quantity, of human resources to ensure better services.
The facility, covering nearly 14.500sq.m in Dai Phuc ward, Bac Ninh City, was built at a cost of VND364 billion (US$17 million), funded by government bonds and the local budget.
With a staff of nearly 300 people, including 82 doctors, the hospital began receiving patients yesterday. — VNS