Director of the Department of Health Nguyen Tan Binh said that private sector has contributed to the health sector for year with various form and the general health clinic in District 3’s ward 11 is one of clinic with the contribution from private capital molibization.
Developing ward-level health centers is one of leading priorities of the City's Department of Health in order to help local residents get better primary healthcare services.
In addition, the city also encouraged to open more satellite in district-level general hospitals. Accordingly, Tan Phu District General Hospital has opened a satellite general health clinic at the health center in Tay Thanh Ward at 200/14 Nguyen Huu Tien Street lately.
The satellite clinic is expected to help Tan Phu District General Hospital reduce patient overload, said Deputy Director of the city Department of Health Dr. Tang Chi Thuong. Currently, over 3,000 patients go to the hospital for health examinations and treatment every day at Tan Phu Hospital.