600 additional hospital beds introduced in Binh Dinh Province

The central province of Binh Dinh People’s Committee and Binh Dinh General Hospital on March 31 co-held an opening ceremony for the extension part of the hospital. This leading medical institute in the local area is built based on the model of cooperation between the government and the private sector.

The extension section of Binh Dinh General Hospital has 25 departments and 600 beds to serve patients. It is well-equipped with state-of-the-art devices such as digital subtraction angiography machines (DSA), 128-slice dual source computed tomography scanners (CT), 1.5-tesla magnetic resonance imaging scanners (MRI), and an updated automatic testing system.

According to Vice Chairman of Binh Dinh People’s Committee Nguyen Tuan Thanh, this is the first case of public-private partnership in the medical field and being the milestone in the process of socializing health.

Deputy Health Minister Nguyen Viet Tien affirmed that this model will contribute to clearing the congestion in the effort to increase health capacity of the nation and improving healthcare ability to serve citizens.

By NGOC OAI – Translated by Thanh Tam

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