2004, total of telephone machines were 109.448 machines, telephone
density reached up to 7,83 machines/100 persons. Mobilephone services
had also developed quite well, the number of mobile subscribers in
province was 36.715 machines. Up to 2005, this number would reach 50.636
machines in estimation.
Developing border increation, bringing telephone to commune
had made active contribution to safeguard sovereignty and territorial
integrity and rural development in accordance with instruction of the
Central and Resolution of Provincial party chapters. Up to now, all
wards and communes of Long An have been equipped with telephone machine.
2004, the number of post-office was 26 offices. Network of post-office,
agent, communal Post-office - Culture place in province have developed
rapidly. Up to now, the whole province has had 14 post-offices at levels
I+II, 11 post-offices at level III, 177 agents and 129 communal
Post-office - Culture places serving for customers with many kinds of
services. All of the posts from province to districts were by
specialized means of transportation (car). Newspaper is delivered to
readers during the day or the following day at the latest. Remittance
services and express services have been developed and attracted
attention of customers.
general, recently, post - telecommunication industry has been
constantly invested and developed, meeting the requirement of
communication of customers.
Health care network of Long An province includes:
Hospitals for provincial level (Long An General hospital, Hospital of
tranditional medicine, Hospital of Tuberculosis and Respiratory
Diseases, Hospital in Moc Hoa, Hospital in Duc Hoa).
11 Hospitals for district level (Hospitals: Chau Thanh, Tan Tru, Ben
Luc, Thu Thua, Can Duoc, Can Giuoc, Duc Hue, Thanh Hoa, Tan Thanh, Vinh
Hung, Tan Hung).
8 regional clinics (regional general clinics: Go Den, Rach Kien and
Rach Nui- Can Duoc district; Binh Phong Thanh - Moc Hoa district; Duc
Hoa town and Duc Hoa Health center - Duc Hoa district; Hau Thanh Dong -
Tan Thanh district; Health center in Tan An township).
Health station: 183/188 communes, wards, towns (5 newly-established
communes have health system, but do not have facilities yet).
- Total of public hospital beds: 1.535 beds.
Total of health professionals: 2.836 persons (doctor degree: 1, master
degree: 12, specialist 1: 81, specialist 2: 2, University: 533).
- The rate of communal health station with doctors: 76%.
- The rate of Doctor/ten thousand of people: 20 Doctors/10.000 persons.