IHH goes into Chengdu, China

IHH Healthcare Bhd will set up a 350-bed hospital in Chengdu, China after leasing a space in Perennial International Health and Medical Hub. This will be Chengdu’s first foreign tertiary hospital and IHH’s first hospital in Western China.

The hospital, which will be operated by its largest operating subsidiary Parkway Pantai, is scheduled to open in the second half of 2017.

The Hospital would provide specialised care and clinical services including obstetrics and gynaecology, paediatrics, cardiology, orthopaedics, ophthalmology and internal medicine.

IHH managing director & CEO Dr Tan See Leng said: “The development of a new tertiary hospital in Western China is a significant milestone for us, and leverages our decade of experience in operating medical centres in China."

Upon completion, ParkwayHealth Chengdu Hospital will serve a total population catchment of 148 million residents in the region, and reinforce IHH’s commitment to expand into Greater China.

IHH is a major foreign-owned private healthcare operator in China with10 medical centres in Shanghai, Beijing, Suzhou and Hong Kong. Its 500-bed Gleneagles Hong Kong Hospital is on track to open in early-2017.

IHH operates a global network of 49 hospitals across nine countries.

/theSTAR 15-01-2016

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