Yangon workers’ hospital reaccepts inpatients except for major surgery cases

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Worker’s Hospital (Yangon). Photo: Min Htet

The Yangon Workers’ Hospital, under the Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population, has planned to reaccept inpatients except for major surgery cases starting from 24 May, according to an official from the hospital.
The hospital currently provides regular healthcare services with medical specialists and assistant doctors. However, the operation room can accept only outpatients. Major surgery and obstetric patients cannot be admitted to the hospital yet.
Acting Hospital Superintendent Daw Yu Yu Tin said, “Plans are underway to provide all kinds of healthcare services. Efforts are made to resume the hospital’s regular operation for providing services to patients as possible as we can.”
The hospital temporarily closed for inpatients on 8 February. Now, chronic patients, kidney disease patients are being treated every day, and medicines are continuously provided to those treated by specialists at public hospitals.
The hospital is being operated with 54 per cent of medical staff, including assistant doctors, specialists and 60 per cent of officers.
The hospital outpatient department provides medical treatments for eyes and general ailments on Monday, Wednesday and Friday; ears, nose and throat diseases on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday; bone and spinal diseases on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
The medicines are also supplied from 9 am to 4 pm on working days.
The Workers’ Hospital (Yangon) was established in 1964, earlier than the workers’ hospitals in Mandalay and Htantabin, and standing as a public hospital for industrial workers and civil servants with 250 beds. — Maung Sein Lwin (Myanma Alinn)/GNLM

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