Turkmenistan opens hospitals in honour of the Day of Healthcare Practitioner

On 19 July a medical centre and a residential complex were festively opened in Turkmenabad.

The medical centre, the opening of which was timed to coincide with the Day of Healthcare Practitioner is comprised of a hospital, infectious diseases medical facility and a residential complex for healthcare practitioners. The hospital is designed to accommodate 160 in-house patients, the medical facility � 676 patients, whereas a residential district can accommodate 200 families, the state information agency TDH reports.

In the course of the festivities ambulance vehicles were handed over to healthcare practitioners of Lebap velayat on behalf of President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov.

Later that day the festive ceremony to open the children's hospitalwas held in Mary.

Let us recall that on 5 July the President expressed discontent with the number of construction projects, which are underway in Turkmenistan, and the construction deadlines.

Source: Chronicles of Turkmenistan