First Training Center for Village Midwives Opens

A first training center and dormitory for village midwives was open on May 19 in Tu Du Ob-Gyn hospital, Ho Chi Minh City.

The center has a basement and five floors. It will be the venue for training, practicing, living and entertainment for ethnic minority village midwives from the Central and the Eastern region of the South of Viet Nam.

Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has provided VND 2.5 billion and GlaxoSmithKline Company sponsored US$ 335,000 for the construction of the center.

On the same day, the Hi-tech treatment ward of Binh Dan Hospital was inaugurated at 408 Dien Bien Phu Street, Ward 11, District 10 for treatment of belly, chest, blood vessel, urinary disease and male healthcare services.