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August 09, 2020

Union Minister attends opening of Social Security Board Care Well General Clinic in Yangon

Union Minister U Thein Swe and officials open the Social Security Board Care Well General Clinic at Dagon Myothit (East) Township, Yangon Region yesterday. Photo: MNA
Union Minister U Thein Swe and officials open the Social Security Board Care Well General Clinic at Dagon Myothit (East) Township, Yangon Region yesterday. Photo: MNA

In order to increase outpatient care services, an opening ceremony of Social Security Board Care Well General Clinic was held at Yangon Region Dagon Myothit (East) Township yesterday morning.
Union Minister for Labour, Immigration and Population U Thein Swe, Region Minister for Immigration and Human Resources Daw Su Su Moe Kyi, Pyithu Hluttaw representative U Nay Kyaw, employer representative U Myint Than, workers representative U Zaw Win and Dr Kyaw Tin Latt of Care Well Medical Company cut the ceremonial ribbon to open the Social Security Board Care Well General Clinic.
The opening ceremony was then continued in Kanaung Hall where Union Minister U Thein Swe said reforms of Social Security Board were conducted in an increasing momentum with technical assistance of ILO to provide more effective health care service that was the main requirement of the employers and workers and to provide benefit more effectively and quickly.
According to the country’s political and economic development among the states and regions Yangon Region had the highest number of workers and had 945,329 workers from 12,699 works entitled for social welfare. This was 69.48 percent of the country’s insured workers. Social Security Board signed an agreement with Care Well Clinic aiming to expand the provision of health care service to entitled workers in Dagon East Industry Zone and opened the Social Welfare-Care Well Clinic.
Furthermore to conduct Provider Purchase Split (PPS) system practiced internationally a Pilot Project was drawn up and implemented and to date seven Pilot clinics were opened. In addition to this, arrangements to upgrade and construct new Social Security Board hospitals and clinics were being arranged, said the Union Minister.
Next, Region Minister Daw Su Su Moe Kyi delivered a speech followed by employer and worker representatives giving speeches of appreciation.—MNA (Translated by Zaw Min)

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