Tag Archives: Childrens Hospital

Medical Success in Children’s Hospital.

The DPRK is scoring successes in the treatment of children’s brain tumour by introducing new therapies. Medical workers of the neurosurgery department of the Okryu Children’s Hospital succeeded in performing the selective dorsal rhizotomy of a four-year-old child. This operation, the first of its kind in the country, took two hours. The method has been […]

Bright Future for Children with Heart Malformations.

A few years ago, a foreign delegation visited the cardiovascular surgical department of the Okryu Children’s Hospital in the capital city of Pyongyang. After looking round its operating theatre and sickrooms, the members of the delegation were amazed to learn that the department is provided with sophisticated medical facilities, quite contrary to their expectation. They […]

Hospital in a Fairy World

The Okryu Children’s Hospital opposite the Pyongyang Maternity Hospital gives such a feeling of calmness as a baby nestled in mother’s bosom. The exterior of the hospital looks like a building of lego bricks while its inside is reminiscent of a fairy world. The walls of corridors, staircases, wards and treatment rooms are decorated with […]

Kim Jong Un Visits Children’s Hospital, Dental Hospital Under Construction

  Pyongyang, July 16 (KCNA) — Supreme Commander of the Korean People’s Army Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea and first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK, Tuesday provided field guidance to the children’s hospital and dental hospital now under construction. The first leg of his guidance […]