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Vp discusses establishing Child Development Centre in Addu

05 April 2021, MVT 10:57
An aerial picture of the Addu Equatorial Hospital. PHOTO: ADDU EQUATORIAL HOSPITAL / FACEBOOK
05 April 2021, MVT 10:57

Vice President Faisal Naseem on Sunday held a discussion regarding the latest preparations to establish a Child Development Center in Dhamana Veshi - the Urban Primary Health Center in Addu.

During a meeting held with relevant stakeholders, Vice President Naseem articulated the government's vision of establishing comprehensive child development services across the country.

Highlighting the recent establishment of a similar centre in Hulhumalé Hospital, the Vice President assured all relevant authorities' support towards the new centre's development and operations

Additionally, he spoke about plans and efforts to improve and strengthen regional healthcare services.

Meanwhile, the representatives from Addu Equatorial Hospital representatives briefed the Vice President about the new centre's services.

As per them, the centre features a wide range of medical assistance, including speech therapy, occupational therapy and a residential clinical psychologist.

The Vice President was joined at the meeting by the Minister of Education Dr Aishath Ali, Minister of Gender, Family and Social Services Aishath Mohamed Didi, Special Advisor on Social Policy at the President's Office Dr Mustafa Lutfi, in addition to respective parliamentarians and senior officials of other relevant agencies.