President inaugurates Psychiatric and Mental Hospital in Sana’a [Archives:2003/651/Local News]

July 17 2003

SANA'A_ The first Psychiatric and Mental Hospital was opened by the president of the republic Ali Abdullah Saleh on Monday.
The hospital which cost which around YR. one hundred million consist out-patient clinics for offering consultations and treatment.
In addition, there are departments for treatment by employment in workshops and rehabilitation with the aim of inspiring self-confidence into the patient and using their potentials so that they can manage their lives independently after leaving the hospital.
The hospital also includes a unit for social treatment and anther one for physical therapy as well as other diagnostic departments.
On this occasion, the president gives his directives for setting up a higher board of directors for psychiatric hospitals composed of ministers, businessmen, social dignitaries.
After opening the hospital, the president gave a short address expressing happiness for opening of that hospital, offering his thanks to chairmen and members of the Islah Charitable Welfare Society, the businessmen and the concerned governments bodies that exerted that good effort for equipping the hospital.
The inauguration ceremony was attended by a number of ministers, officials, and figures interested in the health situation in the country.