108 Hospital

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108 Hospital also known as Military Hospital 108 is a hospital located in Hanoi, Vietnam. It is one of the largest and most advanced medical facilities in the country, providing a wide range of medical services to both military personnel and civilians.

History[edit | edit source]

The 108 Hospital was established in 1951 during the First Indochina War. It was initially a mobile military hospital, designed to provide medical care to soldiers on the front lines. Over the years, the hospital has evolved and expanded, becoming a leading medical institution in Vietnam.

Facilities and Services[edit | edit source]

The 108 Hospital is equipped with modern medical equipment and facilities. It has over 1,500 beds and more than 40 clinical, functional, and subclinical departments. The hospital offers a wide range of medical services, including surgery, internal medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, and emergency medicine. It also has specialized departments for cardiology, neurology, orthopedics, and oncology.

Research and Training[edit | edit source]

In addition to providing medical services, the 108 Hospital is also a center for medical research and training. It is affiliated with several medical schools and universities in Vietnam, offering training programs in various medical specialties. The hospital's research activities focus on areas such as clinical trials, medical imaging, and genetic research.

Recognition[edit | edit source]

The 108 Hospital has received numerous awards and recognitions for its contributions to healthcare in Vietnam. It was awarded the title of Hero of the People's Armed Forces in 1955 and has been recognized as a first-class hospital by the Ministry of Health.

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