An architectual drawing of the hospital (Photo: VNA)

Binh Phuoc (VNA) – The construction of a hospital that will meet international standards began in the southern province of Binh Phuoc on January 18.

The Hoang Long International General Hospital in Tien Hung commune of Dong Xoai township will cover almost 40,000 square metres of ground with 450 patient beds.

The 11-storey hospital will be built in three phases at a cost of over 2.5 trillion VND (111.6 million USD).

The first phase, with 200 patient beds, is expected to be complete by September 2017. Facilities housing the remaining 250 beds will be constructed in phase two and inaugurated three years later.

Hoang Long Hospital is expected to become one of the leading infirmaries in Vietnam.-VNA