[Science & Education Vista]
Suzhou's health care system is one of the nation's best. By 1994, everyone enjoys health care, and in 1994, the citizens' life expectancy was 75.22 (76.80 in the city proper), death rate 7.04 per thousand(6.45 per thousand in the city proper). Once rampant diseases, such as small box and snail fever, have been wiped out.
There are altogether 1487 licensed medical establishments (633 in the city proper of Suzhou) with about 17,182 beds. The skilled and dedicated doctors and nurses, the complete, updated medical apparatus and better accommodated wards all combine to ensure quality health care for the patients. In the countryside, 90% of the hospitals and medical centers has 200mA X-ray machines and ultrasound, 60% has stomach fiber scopes, urine automatic analyzers and ambulances. Nearly all the urban hospitals have CT, ECT, color ultrasound, nuclear magnetic resonance detector, blood analyzer, etc. The following four hospitals are the most important, best accommodated ones in the city proper of Suzhou.
1. First Hospital Affiliated to Suzhou College of Medicine, also called Suzhou First People's Hospital, is a comprehensive hospital with 33 clinics and departments and 800 beds. The hospital's antibody study is internationally recognized, the treatment of urinary stone is among the best nationwide, and it leads the province in the treatment of chronic nephritis and kidney substitution. It also boasts the province's only photo diagnosis center that integrates radiation diagnosis, nuclear medical science and ultrasonic wave treatment.
2. Suzhou Second People's Hospital, with its 600 beds,is one of the province's few hospitals authorized to receive foreign guests. Its cardiovascular diseases department and orthopedics department have established themselves in the local and national medical circles. The hospital's affiliated Male Sexual Dysfunction Recovery Center, Radiation Immunity Test Center and Suzhou Clinical Test Center have won wide recognition province wide.
| Suzhou First People's Hospital|
3. Suzhou Fourth People's Hospital, with its 568 beds, is remembered chiefly for its tumor surgery department, neurosurgery department and digestion department. Its ultrasonic cardiogram is regarded as one of Suzhou's best.
4. Suzhou Hospital of Chinese Medicine, with it 310 beds, is classified as the nation's "Demonstration Hospital of Chinese Medicine". Its orthopedics department is among the province's best in the treatment of fracture and soft tissue injury. The departments of internal medicine, acupuncture and moxibustion, and anus and intestines have very good doctors in treating digestive malfunction, cardiovascular diseases, kidney diseases, anus diseases and intestinal diseases.
With the sustainable growth of local economy, Suzhou's health care system and its citizens are anticipating an ever brighter tomorrow.
| Suzhou Fourth People's Hospital |
[ Beijing | Shanghai | Xiamen | Nanjing | Suzhou ]
ChinaVista | CityVistas | Business | Tech | Discover China | Search | Services
here to feel china from the closest
The Great Wall Of China ||Xi'an Terracotta Warriors ||The Yellow Mountains||Guilin Tour||
Tour of Tibet||