LegCo members visit RIPAS Hospital

James Kon

Sixteen members of the Legislative Council (LegCo) led by Yang Berhormat Hanapi bin Mohd Siput had a Muzakarah session with the Ministry of Health at the Tutorial Room 1 & 2, Women and Children Centre, Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha (RIPAS) Hospital yesterday.

The delegation was welcomed by Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham bin Haji Jaafar and senior officials from the ministry as well as RIPAS Hospital.

The LegCo members visited several new facilities and services of the RIPAS Hospital namely Heart Centre, Ward 4 – Acute Medical Unit, Accident and Emergency Department, Endocrine Centre and Outpatient Pharmacy.

The minister delivered his opening address during the Muzakarah session followed by a speech by Yang Berhormat Hanapi.

Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Health Haji Abdul Manap bin Othman delivered a presentation on the developments and efforts of hospital services, basic health services and public health including the implementation of health promotion.

The session proceeded with a dialogue session to share ideas, information, issues, views and recommendation.

Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham bin Haji Jaafar speaks to Legislative Council members during the tour. PHOTO: JAMES KON