Sabah, Federal Government to focus on improving healthcare services in Sabah



SANDAKAN, Oct 8 (Bernama) -- The close cooperation between the state government and the federal government will drive efforts to improve healthcare services for the benefit of the people in the state, says Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal.

The Chief Minister said the Health Ministry at the federal level and the State Health and People's Wellbeing Ministry have the same objective of ensuring the people all over the country enjoy the good healthcare services.

'We are aware that the medical and healthcare sector in the peninsula is far more advanced compared to Sabah.

“Its time to focus on giving quality healthcare services in areas of need including rural areas,” he told reporters after opening the Sandakan Duchess of Kent Hospital new radiology building here today.

The RM7.6 million building which was completed in August is also upgraded with new equipment such as fluoroscopy, CT Scan, mammography and ultrasound machines.

Also present was State Health and People's Wellbeing Minister, Datuk Stephen Wong Tien Fatt.

-- BERNAMA

 






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