MBABANE: Jeremy Liang, the Ambassador of the Republic of China on Taiwan has announced a funding towards the construction of a clinic at Ntontozi Inkhundla, the project is worth over R10million.
This was during the cutting of a sod by Health Minister Lizzie Nkosi, the event was attended by among others, Ntontozi Member of Parliament(MP) Moses Vilakati who doubles as the Minister of Tourism and Environmental Affairs.
Speaking during the cutting of the sod, Health Minister Lizzie Nkosi said Sustainable Development Goal(SDG) number three(3) emphasizes the need to ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages.
“Therefore, His Majesty’s Government is committed to fulfil this goal by making sure that every community accesses health services closer so to cut unnecessary costs and delays in getting basic primary health care.Ntondozi is one of the 16 constituencies in the Manzini region, a region with the highest population in the country at 355 945 people, according 2017 census. The Ntondozi population is at 14 810 of the total population, distributed in seven chiefdoms,” said the Health Minister as quoted by Government online platforms on Thursday.
The Health Minister further noted that health facilities within the Ntontozi Inkhundla include Gebeni and Khalangilile clinics which were in a dire state of repair and maintenance.
Taiwan Ambassador H.E Jeremy Liang pleadging his support during the sod cutting of the Ntondozi health centre(pic: Gov).