July 01, 2017

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Nay Pyi Taw receives third public specialist hospital

Vice President Dr Sai Mauk Kham visits new Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Hospital in Ottarathiri Township in Nay Pyi Taw. Photo: MNA
Vice President Dr Sai Mauk Kham visits new Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Hospital in Ottarathiri Township in Nay Pyi Taw. Photo: MNA

VICE-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham attended the opening ceremony of the new Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Hospital (EENT) in Ottarathiri Township in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday.
First, Deputy Minister for Health Dr Win Myint and Nay Pyi Taw Council members Dr Paing Soe and U Phone Zaw Han formally opened the EENT specialist hospital, and the Vice-President unveiled the signboard of the hospital.
In his address, the Vice-President said that the public specialist hospitals in Nay Pyi Taw and Mandalay, outside of Yangon, will bring great benefit to patients with eye, ear, nose and throat complaints, thereby promoting the country’s health care services.
Regarding achievements in the sector, the Vice-President said that 225 more hospitals were opened, 100 hospitals were upgraded and free health care had been initiated over the last five years.
A total of 1,190 hospitals are currently operating, providing the public with heath care services including the newly-opened EENT hospital, the third public specialist hospital that cost Ks2.1 billion in Nay Pyi Taw, he added.
After the ceremony, the medical superintendent and officials conducted the Vice-President and party around the hospital.—Myanmar News Agency

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