Prime Minister hails Cho Ray Hospital’s achievements

He made the appraisal while visiting Cho Ray Hospital, one of the leading hospitals in the Southern region, on February 24 on the occasion of the 63rd anniversary of the Vietnamese Doctors’ Day (February 27). The PM said the number of 1.5 million people using Cho Ray Hospital’s services in 2017 have reflected its prestige, particularly in the Southern region. The leader used the occasion to call on doctors and health workers nationwide to overcome difficulties and limitations in order to better meet public demands for health care. Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc talking with the staff of Cho Ray Hospital Greater efforts should be made to deal with shortcomings related to medical ethics, patients overload in hospitals, antibiotic abuse, administrative reform, medical equipment and medicine management, and security and safety in hospitals, he stressed. PM Phuc urged the health sector to review, amend and supplement suitable mechanisms and policies to encourage different economic sectors to invest in health care, thus helping improve the quality of medical check-up and treatment. Established in 1900, Cho Ray Hospital was one of the first public hospitals nationwide to establish a self-mechanism in 2010.  Cho Ray Hospital is one of the four health centers recognized as special hospital, together with the Vietnam-Germany Hospital and Bach Mai Hospital in Hanoi, and Hue Central Hospital in the Central province of Thua Thien-Hue. With 4,000 staff, the hospital admitted patients from 23 Southern cities and provinces. During the recent Tet holiday, which lasted from February 14-20, it received… [Read full story]


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