Japan hands over two rural health centres in Chin State

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Rural health centre in Chin State formally being opened.

The handover ceremonies of the two projects–the project for construction of sub rural health centre, US$97,533 worth, in Chun Chone Village, Hakha Township, Chin State and the project for construction of rural health centre, US$119,413 worth, in Aibur Village, Htan Ta Lan Township, Chin State– took place in Haka Township and Htan Ta Lan Township on 21st and 23rd December 2016 respectively.
Present at the ceremony were Mr.Keita IWASE, Second Secretary of the Embassy of Japan,U ZoBawi, Hluttaw Speaker of Chin State, U Pau Lun Min Thang, Social Welfare Minister of Chin State, U SwanHtet, Htan Ta Lan Township Administrator, Dr. DawtHlei Zing, Htan Ta Lan Township Medical Officer, Committee Chairpersons, committee members of the construction projects, and local residents. The wooden sub rural health centre (SRHC) building in Chun Chone Village established in 1969. The Japanese Government provided funding for construction of a one-storey reinforced concrete construction (R.C.C.) SRHC building, a staff quarter with full furniture and 7 items of medical equipment. The project will benefit 3,892 residents of 4 villages.
The Rural Health Centre (RHC) in Aibur Village was established in 1954 and had provided medical services for the people of surrounding 13 villages. The new one-storey R.C.C. RHC building has included a staff quarter with full furniture and 18 items of medical equipment. The project will benefit 5,225residents of 13 villages.
The Government of Japan has assisted 802 various grass-roots projects in Myanmar under the GGP scheme since 1993: the number consisting of 391 education projects, 198 healthcare projects, 138 public welfare and environment projects, 42 infrastructure projects and 35 other projects. It is anticipated that these assistances will further strengthen the existing friendly relations between Japan and Myanmar.

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