Union Minister Dr. Myint Htwe inspects Hlinethaya General Hospital

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Union Minister Dr Myint Htwe inspects the 200-bed Hlinethaya General Hospital in Hlinethaya, Yangon Region yesterday. Photo: MNA

Union Minister for Sports and Health Dr. Myint Htwe conducted a spot check of the 200-bed Hlinethaya General Hospital in Hlinethaya Township, Yangon Region yesterday.
The Union Minister and party visited the pediatric ward, gynecology ward, emergency and outpatient department, radiology department, ophthalmology department and emergency ward in the hospital and coordinated with officials on the requirements of staff, difficulties faced by the patients and the state of current health care service.
The Union Minister said Hlinethaya General Hospital is located in a crucial place. The area around the hospital is densely populated and patients cannot travel easily to downtown Yangon for treatment as there are many difficulties including traffic jams. Therefore, Hlinethaya Hospital needs to be upgraded in all sectors including treatment, general services, workplace happiness of the staff, reducing difficulties faced by the patients and improvement of health care service to the level of Yangon General Hospital.
A party consisting of Deputy Directors General and other officials from the Department of Public Health and Department of Medical Services is also inspecting the public health care and medical service works conducted by Hlinethaya General Hospital. They will then submit a report to the Ministry, said the Union Minister.
Afterwards, the Union Minister met and spoke openly with hospital staff, patients, family members and friends accompanying the patients, it is learnt.

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