Hue Central Hospital (HCH), established in 1894, is the first Western-style hospital in Vietnam. It was awarded the Special Class in 2009. In 2014, the Treatment on Demand & International Center (Hue International Hospital-HCH) went into operation. Hue Central Hospital is committed to the highest level of leadership in medical services, training and research, as well as medical technology implementation in the whole Central and Highland regions of Vietnam, guided by the Vietnam Ministry of Health.