Vietnam helps build functional rehabilitation centre in Vientiane Province
(KPL) The construction of a Vietnam-funded orthopaedics and rehabilitation centre started on August 28 in Keun village, Thoulakhom District, Vientiane Province, according to Vietnam News Agency.
The Centre for Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation is built with an investment of over 48 billion VND (about 2 million USD) as the Vietnamese Government’s non-refundable aid.
The centre with 40 beds is designed to produce and assemble orthopaedic devices and provide functional rehab services for people with invalids and disabilities.
The Centre is expected to be operational in 2016.
The Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Welfares Baykham Khattiya, and the Deputy Minister of Labour, War Invalids and Social Affairs of Vietnam Nguyen Thanh Hoa were present at the ground-breaking ceremony.