YEN BAI (VNS) — Construction began yesterday on a general hospital worth US$52 million in Phuc Loc Commune in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai.
The hospital, covering 36,000sq.m, is designed to provide medical services including internal treatment, surgery, pediatrics, obstetrics, and orthopedics upon its completion in June 2015.
The Export-Import Bank of Korea will finance $45 million through the Economic Development Co-operation Fund using ODA from South Korea.
Chairman of the provincial People's Committee Pham Duy Cuong said that the quality of local medical and healthcare services were expected to be enhanced substantially by the hospital. — VNS