Life in Rural Kyrgyzstan
Mongolia|health|November 12, 2019 / 04:28 PM
China-funded medical center improving lives of children with cerebral palsy in Mongolia

AKIPRESS.COM - In the Bayangol district of Ulaanbaatar, some disabled children are receiving treatment at a medical center built with assistance from China, Xinhua reports.

Parents say their children's conditions, including those with cerebral palsy, are improving, thanks to the center.

The China-funded medical center for disabled children was officially put into operation on May. 31. It is equipped with 250 beds and advanced medical devices, and can provide medical treatments for 250 outpatients a day.

A total of 30 staff at the center were trained in China in June for child rehabilitation.

There were 103,600 disabled people in Mongolia at the end of 2018, 11 percent of whom were children, according to data from Mongolian authorities.

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