Located in Ulaanbaatar, a Mongolian-Japanese teaching hospital today (1 October) has started providing health care to the public and training teachers and students from the Mongolian State University of Medical Sciences. In the near future the hospital will be working at full capacity.
The building was constructed over two years at a cost of over 10 billion JPY with a grant from the Japan International Cooperation Agency /JICA/. With 104 beds, the hospital will provide Japanese standard medical and health care using Japanese equipment to 500 patients daily.
The building consists of 15,000 square meters for ambulatory, diagnostics, an accidents and emergency section, an intensive care unit, a surgery theatre, a laboratory, pharmacy, kitchen, an administrative room, training unit, medical examination rooms, and an autopsy facility. As of today, the day-patients section, the radiology centre and the microscopic analysis room has begun operation.