At Phuong Chau International Hospital.
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Can Tho (VNA) – Japan’s Kishokai Medical Corporation will support Phuong Chau International Hospital in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho in standardising health care services.

To this effect, an agreement on comprehensive medical cooperation (first phase) was inked between the two sides on July 7.

Under the deal, Kishokai will help the hospital develop its services in line with international standards while transferring latest assisted reproductive technologies such as Day 5 embryo transfer and In Vitro Maturation, and screening for gynecologic cancer to the hospital.

Also, Phuong Chau hospital will receive assistance in operation and quality management to professionalise its processes.

According to Nguyen Thi Ngoc Ho, Chairwoman and Director of Phuong Chau hospital, the hospital has mastered In-vitro-Fertilisation (IVF) technology and endoscopic surgery techniques. It is getting the hang of andrology advanced technologies.

There have been 1,400 babies born via IVF at the hospital since it came into operation seven years ago, she noticed.

The cooperation with Kishokai Corporation will help people in Can Tho city in particular and the Mekong Delta region in general access the world’s latest scientific achievements.

Meanwhile, Kishokai CEO and Executive Director Mamoru Yamashita said that his firm, which was established 11 years ago, is the largest perinatal primary care provider in Japan. It is in charge of 9,000 deliveries every year.

Besides domestic branches, Kishokai has branched out its operation to Mongolia, Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Rwanda and Vietnam.

The cooperation project with Phuong Chau hospital is expected to back the hospital in fine-tuning its health care services and developing into a modern obstetrical facility in Vietnam, he added.-VNA