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China Merchants Bank, in partnership with Singapore-based OUE Lippo Healthcare, recently announced that it held a cornerstone laying ceremony on December 12th for Shekou's first International Hospital.

 

 

The 200-bed hospital will be located at Prince Bay in Shekou, Shenzhen, China to provide internationalized quality medical services to Shenzhen, Hong Kong and Macau.

 

 

Cementing Shekou as Shenzhen's most international region:

 

 

According to developers, the introduction of the Taiziwan International Hospital will make Shekou the only internationalized district in Shenzhen that integrates international hospitals, international schools, international settlements and international crowds. 

 


In the 1990s, the Shekou International School teacher greeted students in class.

 

They go on to state that: 

Shekou, known as the most internationalized region of Shenzhen, is home to more than 20,000 foreigners and high-level enterprises from 102 countries and regions. With seven international schools, Shekou, has the largest number of international schools and provides education support for 80% of the foreign children in the city.

 

招商局集团总经理付刚峰:

“在改革开放40周年之际,招商局集团将立足新起点,主动拥抱新时代、把握大变局,承担起新的历史使命。在“健康中国”的发展规划下,招商局集团积极布局大健康产业,已制定了完善的大健康产业发展战略,提出了“三医两康”的全面布局。目前各业务板块已初见成效,多个重大项目也在稳步推进中。太子湾国际医院是目前蛇口唯一一家国际医院,对太子湾片区发展功能完善意义重大,是招商局在大健康领域重点打造的医疗项目之一通过该项目,招商局集团将加大在大健康领域的研究及探索力度,积极践行央企社会责任,在更高层面、更多维度、更深领域打造全生命周期的人民美好生活圈。”

 

Machine translation: Fu Gangfeng, General Manager of China Merchants Group:

"On the occasion of the 40th anniversary of reform and opening up, China Merchants Group will take a new starting point, take the initiative to embrace the new era, grasp the big change, and assume a new historical mission. Under the "Healthy China" development plan, China Merchants Group actively lays out great health. The industry has formulated a sound development strategy for large-scale health industry and put forward a comprehensive layout of “three doctors and two health cares.” At present,various business sectors have achieved initial success, and several major projects are also steadily advancing. Taiziwan International Hospital is currently the only international hospital in Shekou. It is of great significance to the development of the Taiziwan area. It is one of the key medical projects of China Merchants Group in the field of big health. Through this project, China Merchants Group will increase its research and exploration in the field of big health. Actively practice social responsibility of central enterprises, and build a life circle of people's good life at a higher level, more dimensions, and deeper fields."

 

合作方代表、力宝集团主席李文正:

“中国在医疗、科技等领域发展迅速,已处于世界领先地位,而东南亚大部分地区仍面临医疗资源短缺等问题。力宝集团十分希望此次与招商局集团基于“一带一路”能充分合作,将太子湾国际医院打造为国际医疗合作、医疗旅游的窗口项目,成为实现中国与“一带一路”国家及地区民心相通的纽带与桥梁。”

 

Machine translation: Li Wenzheng, representative of the partner and Chairman of Lippo Group:

"China has developed rapidly in the fields of medical science and technology, and has already taken the lead in the world. Most areas in Southeast Asia still face problems such as shortage of medical resources. The Lippo Group hopes that this cooperation with the China Merchants Group will be fully based on the "One Belt, One Road". The Taiziwan International Hospital has become a window project for international medical cooperation and medical tourism, and has become a link and bridge between China and the “One Belt, One Road” countries and regions.”

 

深圳市南山区委副书记、区长曾湃:

“南山区政府正在加快提升辖区医疗水平。下一步,南山区政府将积极响应国家医改浪潮,鼓励社会资本办医,全力构建多元化办医格局。太子湾国际医院的设立将有力补充南山区乃至深圳市的高端医疗服务,希望招商局集团联合合作方共同以国际标准打造太子湾医院项目,为民众提供精细化、国际化的优质医疗服务。”

 

Machine translation: Zeng Wei, deputy secretary of the Nanshan District Committee of Shenzhen City:

“The Nanshan District Government is speeding up the improvement of medical standards in the jurisdiction. Next, the Nanshan District Government will actively respond to the wave of national medical reform, encourage social capital to run doctors, and build a diversified medical model. The establishment of the Taiziwan International Hospital will complement Nanshan District and even Shenzhen's high-end medical services, I hope that the China Merchants Group and the joint partners will jointly build the Prince's Bay Hospital project with international standards to provide refined and international quality medical services to the public."

 

According to Singapore-based The Business Times:

 

  • OUE Lippo Healthcare (OUELH) signed a non-binding letter of intent with Hong China Merchants Shekou Industrial Zone Holdings (CMSK) to jointly build, run and manage a high-end international hospital in Prince Bay, Shenzhen.

  • The proposed hospital is set to benefit from the growth of the medical tourism industry in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, said Lee Yi Shyan, chairman of OUELH. "As a leading region for new and high technological industries in China, the Greater Bay Area will develop as a dominant economic powerhouse in the coming years," he said.

  • In November 2017, OUELH announced a strategic partnership with China Merchants Group to grow its healthcare business in China. Since then, the partnership has resulted in projects such as the joint operation of the Shanghai Changhang Hospital in Pudong, Shanghai, which was announced in June this year.

  • The project is subject to due diligence, entry into definitive agreements and the obtaining of relevant regulatory approvals by both sides. Both parties will negotiate the terms of the definitive agreements within a non-exclusive negotiation period ending on June 30, 2019.

 


 

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