Shwepyitha gets another Carewell clinic

Carewell Clinic in Shwepyitha. Photo: MNA
Carewell Clinic in Shwepyitha. Photo: MNA

The third Carewell clinic that looks after the health of workers was opened in Shwepyitha Industrial Zone in the north of Yangon yesterday morning.
As regards the opening of the carewell clinic of the Social Security Board-SSB, Union Minister for Labour, Immigration and Population U Thein Swe said the clinic will conduct minor surgical operations in addition to other health care services.
Equipped with full staff strength including doctors and nurses and adequate medical equipment and medicines, the carewell clinics can stand shoulder to shoulder with the private counterparts. More carewell clinics will appear in the townships of Yangon Region.
Of the over 0.7 million workers under the SSB care, over 82,000 are in Shwepyitha which already has a SSB office and a SSB clinic. Co-sponsors SSB under the Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population and Care Well Medical Co Ltd have already opened one carewell clinic each in Shwepyitha and Mingaladon.
We have signed a contract to provide free healthcare and social security services for workers registered with SSB through the clinics, said Dr Muya Nyunt, Executive Director of the company. —Myanmar News Agency

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