Gov't awaits consultations on Bamalete Hospital handover

Bamalete Lutheran Hospital PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Bamalete Lutheran Hospital PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

The Ministry of Health and Wellness says it is still waiting for the owners of Bamalete Lutheran Hospital (BLH) to conclude consultations regarding the handover of the health facility to government.

Government had expected the handing over process to have been done by mid June this year. The government intervened in the affairs of the hospital to save it from closure due to recurring administrative problems.

The government allocates BLH a grant of just over P14 million a year. Government has provided funding to the health facility since 1970s when it entered into a Grant Agreement for recurrent expenditure, including procurement of medical equipment.

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