President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has stated that the 25 storey addition to the state run Indira Gandhi Memorial Hospital (IGMH), when inaugurated, will provide fully equipped facilities.
The President stated this while addressing the function held to inaugurate the National Uro-renal and Fertility Center, Non-invasive Ventilation Unit, Operation Theatre Complex, Intensive Care Unit and Total Laboratory Automation System in IGMH on Sunday evening.
During his speech, the President noted the value of the services being provided by nurses and other professionals working within the health sector and highlighted that guaranteeing accommodation facilities demonstrates the appreciation of their hard work.
While touching on the newly introduced IGMH logo, President Yameen remarked that it represented the special bond between the people serving at the hospital and those who visit to seek medical services, and expressed his hopes that the newly introduced facilities would enhance the quality of services provided to the people.
The President also stated that a Pulmonary-respiratory department and kidney transplant services will be introduced by next year.
At this point, the President highlighted that the people who are to provide technical services to the citizens should be well trained; that the government gives importance to train professionals in various sectors in order to provide better services to the public.