President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov on Friday within the framework of his visit to Turkmenistan’s western province of Balkan took part in the opening ceremony of a 400-bed multidisciplinary hospital in the city of Turkmenbashi, the country’s official media reports.
The new medical facility was built by the Turkmen construction company Ussat Inžener.
The hospital, designed to provide the population with high quality medical care for prevention and treatment of diseases, has 27 departments that provide the necessary opportunities to restore citizens' health in inpatient and outpatient conditions.
The new seven-story healthcare facility has the ambulance department, physiotherapy, dentistry, hemodialysis and chemotherapy rooms. It also includes departments of pediatrics, gynecology, neurotraumatology, surgery, urology, oncology, cardiology and endocrinology, and a maternity ward.
The separate two-storey building of the hospital houses a centralized laboratory, departments of functional and radiation diagnostics, and a blood bank.
All departments have a digital interconnection system, which allows to immediately obtain the data necessary for the provision of medical services.
Last year, two healthcare facilities opened in Balkan velayat – the infectious disease hospital in Turkmenbashi and the medical clinic in Magtymguly etrap.