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Issawi inaugurates Royal initiative health centres in Marj Al Hamam and Adassya

By JT - Jun 01,2018 - Last updated at Jun 01,2018

Royal Court Secretary General Yousef Issawi inaugurates two Royal initiative health centres on Thursday (Petra photo)

AMMAN — Royal Court Secretary General Yousef Issawi on Thursday inaugurated two healthcare centres in Marj Al Hamam and Adassiya neighbourhoods, in the presence of Health Minister Mahmoud Sheyyab and Housing Minister Sami Halasa, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

The two centres were established under Royal directives following His Majesty King Abdullah's meetings with local residents of both areas. 

Marj Al Hamam centre is a three-storey building that includes an emergency room, maternity and paediatrics departments, specialised general medicine and dentistry clinics, in addition to a pharmacy, an X-ray room and a meeting hall.

In Adassiya, the centre consists of a maternity, paediatrics services, general medicine and dentistry clinics, built on an area of 928 sq.m.

Issawi, who is also head of the follow-up committee for the implementation of Royal initiatives, expressed His Majesty King Abdullah's keenness on developing the level of health services, citing His Majesty's recent unannounced visit to Al Bashir Hospital. 

He noted that 40 centres have been established or expanded under the Royal initiatives, in addition to maintaining and rehabilitating several hospitals and providing them with equipment.

Sheyyab praised the initiatives, stressing that they will play a "key role" in developing health services provided to citizens.

He noted that the old centres had been facing various challenges.

Meanwhile, Halasa said that the Housing Ministry carries out the implementation of the Royal initiatives and highlighted the ministry's efforts in following up on the implementation standards and commitment to timeframes.

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