On April 15, President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov , who was on a two-day visit to the Balkan velayat, opened a 400-bed multidisciplinary hospital in the city of Turkmenbashi, the state information agency TDH reports .
Location of the new hospital in Turkmenbashi
According to the newspaper, the hospital is equipped with the latest equipment from Germany, France, Japan, the USA, China and other countries. The seven-story building, where 27 branches are located, will employ 1,200 people.
The construction of the medical institution by order of the hyakimlik of the Balkan velayat was carried out by the individual enterprise "Ussat inžener", which is a member of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs. The cost of the object is not indicated.
In addition to government members, the opening ceremony was attended by the head of the WHO Country Office and a deputy representative of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), who noted the high level of equipment of the hospital and congratulated Berdimuhamedov on the opening.
The head of state went to each department in turn, where doctors showed him the equipment and explained how it works. Each physician assured the president that the staff of the medical institution would work hard and thanked for the hospital donated to the city.
After examining the departments in the conference hall, Berdimuhamedov was shown international certificates, which "became a recognition of the high quality of the multidisciplinary hospital."
Concluding the visit, the president handed over the keys to the "specialized vehicles" to the hospital workers. Judging by the frames of the TV report, these are two ambulances, three minibuses, two cars and a bus intended for donation and blood tests.
The project of a multidisciplinary hospital for 400 beds was presented to Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov in March 2019. At the same time, it was instructed to start construction work in March and commission the facility with full readiness for operation in July 2021.
Berdymukhammedov Sr. inspected the construction of the hospital in November last year.
Source: Chronicles of Turkmenistan