Labuan Health Dept Brushes Aside Claims On Labuan Hospital Services

Last update: 14/09/2017

LABUAN, Sept 14 (Bernama) -- The Labuan Health Department today brushed aside claims and accusations of the opposition in the island as outdated issues being politicised for political mileage.

The five issues involving the hospital, namely leaking roof; non-functional of air-conditioner; inadequate power supply; inadequate of parking lots and shortage of medical specialists was deliberately highlighted for political mileage.

Its director Dr Ismuni Bohari said contrary to the opposition's claim, the Labuan hospital services and facilities had improved tremendously.

"The Labuan hospital with a vision 'Labuan Pulau Sihat 2019' is equipped with necessary medical facilities and sufficient specialists to cater for the needs of the people on the island," he said in an explanatory statement to Bernama today.

On the leaking roof and non-functional of air-condition, he said, an allocation for the replacement of roof and new air-conditioners had been approved and work is scheduled to be completed next month (October).....