Business expansion
Yuzhna Bulgaria; Yugozapaden; Sofia (stolitsa)
Location of affected unit(s)
Health / Social Work
Human Health Services And Activities
Human Health Activities
86.1 - Hospital activities

1,000 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
18 May 2006
Employment effect (start)
1 August 2006
Foreseen end date


The most modern hospital in Sofia is ready-built. The owner is doctor Torao Tokuda from Japan and the hospital is the first one built outside Japan, where Mr. Tokuda has 300 hospitals, hospices and homes for elderly people. After few days the hospital will receive the first patients in its 283 rooms, 12 operational, clinical laboratories with the most recent equipment.At the beginning, the hospital will have capacity for 500 patients. In the beginning of the year 2007, Tokuda hospital will be able to have 1,000 patients at once. Every Bulgarian citizen will have access to the new hospital, which will work with the Bulgarian Health Insurance Fund. Foreigners could be treated there too, but they have to pay for that. The hospital is located on 51 270 sq.m. The total investment is Euro 100 million. Each day about 100 physicians and nurses are appointed. Till the end of September the total number of the employed in the hospital will be 1000.

The profit generated will be re-invested in Bulgaria.


  • 19 May 2006: Trud
  • 18 August 2006: Trud


Eurofound (2006), Tokuda, Business expansion in Bulgaria, factsheet number 63522, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/63522.