Tuesday, May 26 2020


Central city to upgrade wastewater treatment project, hospital

Update: April, 13/2020 - 13:55


Doctors give health examination and consultancy for children and mothers at Đà Nẵng Obstetrics and Pediatrics hospital. The city will upgrade the hospital from 600 beds to 1,000 beds. — VNS Photo Công Thành

ĐÀ NẴNG — The central city of Đà Nẵng will commence construction of the third stage of the Hòa Xuân wastewater treatment project and the second upgrade stage for the Paediatrics and Obstetrics Hospital with a total investment of VNĐ1.4 trillion (US$61 million) by the end of this year.

Head of the city’s Priority Infrastructure Investment Projects Unit (PIIPs) Huỳnh Anh Vũ said the projects will help double the capacity of Hòa Xuân wastewater treatment plant from 60,000 to 120,000 cubic metres each day and night.

Meanwhile, the Paediatrics and Obstetrics Hospital will be upgraded from 600 to 1,000 beds in 2020-23.

Modern medical technology and equipment will be provided for the hospital to allow it to handle 1,500 health examinations and 750 in-patients each day.

A channel in Đá Nẵng is polluted with untreated waste water. The city will invest to upgrade water water treatment projects in 2020-23. — VNS Photo Công Thành

The hospital will be designed for 2,000 beds in the future.

The hospital, which opened in 2012 with 600 beds, has been overloaded in recent years.

Đà Nẵng currently has 22 hospitals, heath centres and more than 620 consulting rooms. — VNS

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