|A nurse tests medical waste samples at a hospital in Đà Nẵng. The Franco-Vietnamese (FV) Hospital plans to build a world class medical centre in the city. — VNS Công Thành |Viet Nam News
ĐÀ NẴNG — The Franco-Vietnamese (FV) Hospital plans to invest US$5 million in building a “hi-tech medical centre” in Đà Nẵng City.
General Director of the FV hospital, Jean-Marcel Guillon said at a meeting with Đà Nẵng leadership last week that the centre would provide quality healthcare services for residents of and visitors to the central city as well as the central and Central Highlands regions.
Vice chairman of the city People’s Committee, Hồ Kỳ Minh, said Đà Nẵng has called for investment into the healthcare sector, including wholly-foreign invested projects.
He told Guillon that the city would offer the best support and smooth conditions for the FV hospital to launch its medical and healthcare centre in Đà Nẵng soon.
Gullon and a group of other French doctors founded the FV Hospital in HCM City in 2003, providing a full-service, one-stop quality medical care for residents of the southern hub and neighbouring provinces.
Đà Nẵng has plans to build a world-class paediatric hospital with an investment of US$300 million.
The city currently has 11 hospitals with 1,000 doctors and more than 620 consulting rooms and medical care centres.
In 2013, the city opened the first and biggest cancer hospital in central Việt Nam with an investment of $71.4 million.
In 2014, the 250-bed Đà Nẵng Family Hospital – the first private inpatient treatment hospital, was put into operation. — VNS