PM: Govt to improve  healthcare quality

21Mar 2019
The Guardian Reporter
The Guardian
PM: Govt to improve  healthcare quality

PRIME Minister Kassim Mjaliwa said the government is determined to improve the provision of health services from the village to national level.

PRIME Minister Kassim Mjaliwa

He made the statement on Tuesday when speaking at a function to launch a 500m/- health project for construction of a health center at Koromije ward in Mwanza Region.

He said the health centre at Koromije ward will include an operation room, laboratory, maternity ward and a special ward for women and children. He said there will also be single men ward and a mortuary.

While in Misungwi District, the Prime Minister also called upon the residents to support the government in its developments efforts. 

“We have decided to upgrade the available health facility to a health centre which can also offer surgery services. President John Magufuli is determined to ensure quality health services to all Tanzanians”, he noted.

He however assured the residents that each of the villages in the country will be connected with electricity through the ongoing project under the Rural Electricity Agency (REA). He said that under the agency, villagers with be connected with power services at lower cost.

“We want all Tanzanians including those in rural areas to enjoy electricity services. You are going to be connected to the national grid at the cost of 27,000/- only”, said the Premier adding that villages far from the national grid will be provided with the service through installation of solar power.

 Launching REA Phase Three project last year, Energy Minister Dr Medard Kalemani said that 7,873 villages will get power. He said the project will cover 25 regions.