The grand opening of a newly built hospital in Bayan-Ovoo soum, financed by the Gobi Oyu Development Support Fund, was held on November 16, 2016.
The hospital is two-story building with 10 beds complete with garage and other amenities. The hospital employs 18 staff, including doctors and nurses, and is equipped with a surgery, birthing room, and other medical checkup rooms.
During the opening ceremony, South Gobi aimag Governor N. Naranbaatar said: “On behalf of the South Gobi aimag and the citizens of the Bayan-Ovoo soum, we are thankful to the Oyu Tolgoi team for close collaboration and cooperation and in funding this newly built hospital building”.
Head of South Gobi Health department Ch. Bayarjargal: “Bayan-Ovoo soum has more than 1,700 residents now. We are very pleased with the new hospital building that has 10 rooms and 400 square metres, connected to central water pipelines and system, the hospital has surgery, birthing, medical rooms that are up to the latest medical standards”.