All-inclusive healthcare prioritized in Rakhine since 2012

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Union Minister Dr Myint Htwe holds talks with Vice President of WB for East Asia and Pacific Ms Victoria Kwakwa and party.  Photo MNA

Union Minister for Health and Sports Dr Myint Htwe discussed the World Bank-aided healthcare programs, nutrition programs and healthcare undertakings in Rakhine State with officials of the global financial body at his office in Yangon yesterday.
At his meeting with Vice President of WB for East Asia and Pacific Ms Victoria Kwakwa and party, the Union minister said that since 2012, the all-inclusive healthcare undertakings in Rakhine State have become a priority task.
When the persons arriving in the other country enter Myanmar under bilateral agreement, the government will undertake healthcare, nutrition, child vaccination, environmental sanitation, programs for them. The government will also provide rural healthcare centers, and 16-bed emergency hospitals as and when necessary. All these undertakings will be carried out as priority cases in cooperation with the World Bank.
The Union minister invited WB involvement in collecting food consumption data as a base for national nutrition program, heightening public awareness on health and raising occupational competency.
Ms Victoria Kwakwa said WB has agreed the Union minister’s discussions in principle and promised further aid. Myanmar News Agency

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