The first international obstetrics and gynecology hospital of Vietnam's
Mekong Delta opened in Can Tho Wednesday.
Phuong Chau International Obstetrics Gynecology Hospital is also the first in the delta to meet international standards.
Spread over more than 7,700 square meters with 252 patient beds, the 11-story hospital was constructed in two years, and cost around VND385 billion (US$19.7 million).
Most of the equipment has been imported from the US and Europe.
Doctor Nguyen Thi Ngoc Ho, director of the hospital, said the hospital aims at providing the best examination and treatment to women in the Mekong Delta. Its goal is to become one of Vietnam's leading OBGYN hospitals, Ho said.
According to the Health Ministry, Phuong Chau Hospital is now one of the five biggest private hospitals in Vietnam, with the latest obstetrics and gynecology services in the Mekong Delta.