Kiang Wu Hospital

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Kiang Wu Hospital
鏡湖醫院
Kiang Wu Hospital.jpg
The main entrance of the Hospital Kiang Wu
Geography
Location São Lázaro, Macau, China
Organisation
Care system Medicare
Hospital type private and acute care
Affiliated university Kiang Wu Charitable Association
Services
Emergency department Yes
Beds 466
History
Founded 1871
Links
Website http://www.kwh.org.mo/ Kiang Wu Hospital

Kiang Wu Hospital (KWH; Chinese: 鏡湖醫院), a privately owned hospital located in São Lázaro, Macau, China. It is one of the three hospitals in Macau. Founded in 1871, the hospital is run by the Kiang Wu Charitable Association and offered Chinese medical services. Renowned doctor Sun Yat-Sen brought Western medicine services to the hospital. The hospital has had four different sites, the last built in 2000.

Currently there is no Western-style medical school in Macau, so all indigenous intending doctors have to either qualify overseas, or qualified doctors have to be brought in from outside.

Currently the hospital is not engaged in international healthcare accreditation.

Kiang Wu Nursing College of Macau[edit]

Kiang Wu Nursing College of Macau
Instituto de Enfermagem Kiang Wu de Macau
澳門鏡湖護理學院
Kiang Wu Nursing College.jpg
Type Private
Established 1923
President Florence Van
Location  Macau, People's Republic of China

Established in 1923 as Kiang Wu Nursing School by the Kiang Wu Charitable Association and provided nursing staff for Kiang Wu Hospital. It became a degree granting college (Bachelor of Science in Nursing) in 2002.[1]

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Coordinates: 22°11′55″N 113°32′32.72″E / 22.19861°N 113.5424222°E / 22.19861; 113.5424222