The Hanoitimes - President Tran Dai Quang has asked the Vietnam-Germany Friendship Hospital at the ceremony in Hanoi on December 23 for promoting scientific research, technological application, and personnel training to improve services.
The Vietnam-Germany Friendship Hospital held a ceremony in Hanoi on December 23 to mark the 110th founding anniversary of the hospital and receive the Labour Order.
President Tran Dai Quang attends the ceremony.
President Tran Dai Quang and Miniser of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien attended the ceremony.
Vietnam-Germany Friendship Hospital, long previously known as Phu Doan hospital, is among the country’s top central-level hospitals.
The hospital has gathered such well-known doctors and scientists as Professors Ho Dac Di, Ton That Tung, Nguyen Trinh Co and Nguyen Duong Quang. Closely attaching to the development of Vietnam’s health care sector, it has become the leading surgery hospital of Vietnam.
Speaking at the event, the President hailed efforts and achievements of the hospital and affirmed that the Party and State always give special attention to health care and consider the sector a priority for investment.
President Quang asked the Vietnam-Germany Friendship Hospital in particular and the health care sector in general for promoting scientific research, technological application, and personnel training to improve services.
He also urged the hospital to focus on delivering professional support and technology transfer to health care staff at local levels.
The hospital should work closely with the media in popularising preventive measures to help people avoid diseases, the State leader suggested.
The hospital now is running one institute, 10 centres, 18 clinical and 8 para-clinical faculties, and 11 functional offices. It has more than 50 surgery rooms with an endoscopy surgery system meeting the world standards.
It has 1,500 beds and a highly qualified staff, including three professors, 23 assistance professors, and 36 doctorate degree holders.
On the occasion, the hospital also launched its traditional house and two large meeting halls.
The hospital received the Labour Order, first class, for the second time.
Translated by Thu Minh