Bach Mai Hospital in Vietnam

Bach Mai Hospital in Vietnam

Bach Mai Hospital is a multi-field medical facility in Hanoi considered one of the largest in Vietnam. The hospital was established in 1911 during the French colonial rule. It played important role in the health system of Vietnam and is one of three high specialized medical centers, specializing on internal medicine. It is a big center of cadres training and scientific research in the country.

The facility has a department for foreigners with English speaking staff able to treat serious cases.

A special rehabilitation unit was opened in 1998 for treating adults and children with disabling conditions (stroke and cerebral palsy). The sponsored by Veterans For America unit has seen more than 1,700 patients and fit more than 2,100 plastic braces since its establishment

In 2000, Bach Mai Hospital was partly reconstructed and supplied with up-to-date facilities and equipment under a Grant Aid Project of the Government of Japan.

When Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome outbroke in Vietnam in 2003, Bach Mai Hospital substantially contributed to putting SARS under control by providing strict nosocomial infection control, which had been implemented earlier by Japanese experts.

There is a small speech therapy unit at the Hospital headed by Dr. Vu Thi Bich Hanh.

The new spinal unit with 25 patient’s beds established with help of Handicap International should be opened in Bach Mai Hospital in May, 2008

Bach Mai Hospital Address:

Giai Phong Rd

Tel:(84-4) 8693731

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