Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 1
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev attended the opening of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic Hospital Dec. 1.
The facility was commissioned in 1920 as the city hospital. The construction of the building of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic Hospital started in 1979 with the support of national leader Heydar Aliyev, and ended in 1987. The reconstruction of the hospital started in early 2013.
The president cut the ribbon symbolizing the opening of the hospital.
The eight-storey building has 14 inpatient departments. The 300-bed hospital includes departments of traumatology, emergency and urgent medical care, general therapy, neurology, hematology, eye diseases, otorhinolaryngology, endocrine disorders, proctology, urology, surgery, neurosurgery, resuscitation and rehabilitation. The facility employs 130 doctors. There are two big auditoriums, seven classrooms, a 200-seat conference hall, computer room, medical and sports center and medical check-up rooms for students here.
President Aliyev met with the hospital`s staff.
In conclusion, a picture was taken.