MOH, OMIFCO Sign Pacts
MOH, OMIFCO Sign Pacts7/1/2019
The Ministry of Health (MOH) signed on (Sunday) two agreements with the Oman India Fertilizer Company SAOC (OMIFCO) at Al Nahdha hospital to fund construction projects.
The two agreements fund the construction of children play area at the Al Nahdha hospital as well as at Ibri hospital with a cost of OR 25,000 each.
The Director General of Health Services at Muscat Governorate Dr. Fatima Mohammed Al Ajmi, signed the agreement on behalf of Al Nahdha hospital, while the Director General of Health Services at Al Dhahira Governorate Dr. Salim Musa Al Abri, signed on behalf of Ibri Hospital. External Affairs Manager Eng. Khaled Mohammed Al Fanah Al Oraimi signed both agreements on behalf of the company.
Dr. Hamed Al Harthi, Director of Al Nahdha hospital emphasized the significance of public and private sector partnerships for the general interest. He praised the OMIFCO initiative in funding these kind of projects.
OMIFCO representative Eng. Al Oraimi stressed the Corporate Social Responsibility at company to engage its employees with the community and collectively determine the social-economic and environmental priorities in the community in line with the company's objectives. Its continuing commitment to partnerships and cooperation with government institutions serves the development of the country, including with regard to health services provided to citizens.
Both projects serve the inpatient children, as the construction would be inside the hospital. The company has already funded similar projects in other hospitals including Ibra, Sur, Jalan Bani BuAli.
On the sideline of the signing ceremony, the company handed over the first batch of ventilators and breathing apparatus to the Director General for Specialized Medical Care to be distributed in tranches to low-income and social Security patients in the Sultanate different referral hospitals. This was approved upon in light of previous agreement that stipulates supplying of ventilators and breathing apparatus for low-income and social Security patients worth (50,000) OR.