A new four-storey extended building was opened at the Hlinethaya General Hospital, in western Yangon, yesterday morning, to upgrade the 200-beded facility into the center of 450-beded capacity.
Union Minister for Health and Sports attended the inauguration ceremony and asked the medical superintendent and health workers to hold a regular coordination meeting with the Hospital Support Team every two months.
He also pledges the ministry will provide human resources, medical and equipment to the hospital.
Then, Yangon Region Chief Minister U Phyo Min Thein and Medical Superintendent of Hlinethaya General Hospital Dr San Lwin Oo made speeches about the hospital and the new four-storey building before its inauguration ceremony by cutting the ceremonial ribbons.
The Hlinethaya General Hospital is a reliable health facility for people in western Yangon and Ayeyawady Region. It was promoted to a teaching hospital in January this year and supplied with modern diagnostic equipment.
Union Minister Dr Myint Htwe and party also attended ‘Presentation of Public Health Sector in Yangon’ held at the Department of Public Health and Medical Services of Yangon Region in the afternoon.—MNA
(Translated by Aung Khin)