Seogwipo Medical Center has opened a 24 hour delivery room as part of a reconstruction project.
The hospital will also employ three more obstetricians, open a modernized delivery room, infant unit, and incubator facility.
The province will also run a publicly-owned post-natal care center within the medical center to lower birth costs for the public.
The province hopes that the measures will help lower the number of women who travel to Jeju City to give birth due to better facilities there.
The Medical Center is also aiming to attract more central funding by being designated a hospital by the Ministry of Health and Welfare.
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