Feb 24, 2021
The Samjiyon City People's Hospital was inaugurated in Ryanggang Province in the northern part of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea in October 2020.
Samjiyon, located on the highlands of about 1 300m above sea level, has recently turned into a model of cultural mountainous city where the people’s ideals are realized and which incorporates modern civilization under the active support of the Workers’ Party of Korean and the DPRK government.
This hospital, not inferior to the central hospitals, has specialized departments such as emergency, medical, surgical, pediatric, obstetrical and gynaecological and dental departments, every one of which is equipped with the latest medical apparatuses and appliances.
Various kinds of equipment of the latest level for test and disinfection are also furnished here.
With the multifunctional telemedicine system built, its medical service is put on an IT footing.
It has also excellent in-patient wards, rooms for exercising for treatment and rehabilitation, children’s playing area and indoor park.
This hospital is an epitome of the advanced healthcare system of the country, which is free of charge.
The DPRK is directing great efforts to developing the public health sector, a major image of its own style of socialism.
It is developing new fields of medical science and technology, building specialized medical bases, and renovating the existing pharmaceutical and medical appliances factories to turn out highly-efficacious medicines and advanced medical equipment and supplies.
It has established telemedicine system covering the country, and modernized the hospitals and clinics as befitting medical service bases in relevant areas to improve the quality of their medical service.
In recent years, the Breast Tumour Institute of the Pyongyang Maternity Hospital, Okryu Children's Hospital, Ryugyong Dental Hospital, Ryugyong General Ophthalmic Hospital and other advanced medical service bases have been built.
Medical oxygen factories have been built in many parts of the country, and other factories related with public health service, including the Myohyangsan Medical Appliances Factory and the Huichon Hospital Bed Factory have been renovated or built.
The Samjiyon City People's Hospital was built as a standard for local hospitals in the DPRK amidst the comprehensive implementation of the policy of attaching importance to public health.