The Centre of Obstetrics and Paediatrics of Phu Tho General Hospital (Photo: VNA)
 
Phu Tho (VNA) – An obstetrics and paediatrics centre of the General Hospital in the northern province of Phu Tho was inaugurated on November 24.

On the occasion, the hospital signed comprehensive cooperation documents with the National Hospital of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and the National Children’s Hospital.

Addressing the event, Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien spoke highly of achievements the provincial health sector has obtained over the years.

She lauded efforts of the Phu Tho General Hospital in improving infrastructure and modern health equipment to enhance its quality, meeting the healthcare demand of people in the province in particular and the northern region in general. 

The health official asked the hospital to streamline administrative procedures and apply information technology in management and treatment for patients.

The Centre of Obstetrics and Paediatrics is the 10th centre of the Phu Tho General Hospital. Its construction started in October 2016.

With a total investment of 1.5 trillion VND (64.5 million USD) from social sources, the centre, spanning in an area of 6.74ha, comprises of two buildings, with 500 beds. -VNA