Hieu noted that Can Tho is the centre of the Mekong Delta with its healthcare development higher than the regional average, therefore, hospitals there are providing services for not only local residents but also patients in the entire region.

An overview of the meeting

However, the city medical sector is facing limitations in science, technology and equipment, he said, showing his hope that Siemens Healthineers will promptly implement specific programs in the locality.

The city will direct departments and sectors to closely coordinate with the firm during the implementation of the programs, thus benefiting the whole region, said the municipal leader.

Describing the Can Tho Stroke International Services (SIS Can Tho), which is partnering with Siemens Healthineers, as one of the successful private medical model, the official said he hopes Siemens Healthineers will continue to support SIS Can Tho and other healthcare establishments in the city, especially those in disadvantaged areas.

For his part, Montag expressed his hope further contribute to the local healthcare sector.

He said that his company has worked with SIS Can Tho to provide effective cardiovascular treatments to many patients from the city and its neighboring localities.

The firm hopes to support local hospitals in training and digitization to serve their sustainable development, he said.

At the event, local leaders and representatives of Siemens Healthineers discussed specific cooperation programs to be conducted in the future.

Source: VNA