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Indonesian funded hospital handed over to Afghan governament

Indonesian funded hospital handed over to Afghan governament

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Sep 19, 2019 - 16:28

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): The Indonesian envoy to Afghanistaninfo-icon Arif Rahman has handed over a clinics to the Afghan government consisting of one main building (three floors), doctor’s housing and administrative office, according to a statement on Thursday.

The clinics is a realization o the result of bilateral meeting between president Ashraf Ghani and president Joko Widodo, during Ghani’s state visit to Indonesia on 5-6 April 2017 and the follow-up agreement of the establishment of clinics signed by the minister of Indonesia Retno L.P. Marsudi and Afghan Foreign Minister Salahudddin Rabbani, the statement said.

This will provide healthinfo-icon services to 300,000-500,000 residents of seven districts, including Bagrami district with outpatient and inpatient services and could become one of the referral clinics in the Bagrami district due to its relatively complete and modern equipment.

The clinics is equipped, among others, with ICU departments, C-Section, laboratory department, emergency room, IPD Department, recovery department, operation room department, diagnostic department, operation theater, ophthalmology war, vaccine unit, it is also equipped with ultrasonography, endoscopy set, x-ray, microscope, infant incubator, blood warmer and other important medical equipment.

The clinics is expected to be buffer zone to reduce the demand for health services in downtown Kabul, with become a considerably serious problem faced by the Afghan government.

Indonesian people is more than proud if the clinics is fully operation under the government of the Afghanistan and the people of Afghanistan received the best benefit of the clinics.

Today’s handover of the clinics from Indonesia to the Afghan government represented the shared joy of the people of Indonesia to the people of Afghanistan in commemorating its 100 years of Afghanistan independence and enjoys an unbreakable diplomatic relations between the two nations since 1955.

Afghanistan is the third country, where Indonesia has built hospitals/clinics after Palestine and Rohingya/ Myanmar.

Public Health Minister Dr. Ferozuddin Feroz told at the hospital opening ceremony that the opening of this facility would promote hope and optimism among the people.

He thanked the Indonesian government for constructing of the hospital, saying the move will address health issues in the area.

Feroz added the hospital will offer high quality healthcare service to the people.

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