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KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 28: A Type 3 Health Clinic in Serian is expected to be ready by June 2022.
Deputy Health Minister II Datuk Aaron Ago Dagang revealed that the health clinic will provide outpatient specialist services, including a maternal and child clinic, dental services, emergency, radiological and pharmacy services.
A Type 3 Health Clinic is defined as a clinic which caters to 300 to 500 patients per day.
“As of Aug 31, the progress of the clinic construction was 49.59 per cent as compared to a scheduled completion rate of 65 per cent.
“Thus, the project is expected to be completed by June 2022,” he said when replying to Serian MP Datuk Seri Richard Riot at Parliament who asked the Health Ministry on the current progress of the health clinic construction.
Aaron, who is also Kanowit MP revealed that a Type 3 Health Clinic in Serian was approved by the Economic Planning Unit in the Prime Minister’s Department under the Fourth Rolling Plan in 2015.
He added Phase 1 of the clinic was completed in July 2017 while Phase 2 of the clinic is currently under construction after contractors was appointed in March 2020. — DayakDaily