Capital Ethiopia Newspaper

Town constructing hospital

Construction of a district hospital is underway in Mendi Town, West Wollega Zone, Oromia State with 31 million birr, the zonal health office said. The office told Ethiopian News Agency (ENA) that the hospital will have over 50 beds, a pharmacy, laboratory and X-ray facilities, mother and child health care unit as well as a surgical ward. The federal government allocated the funds for the construction of the hospital. Construction of the hospital will be finalized within 600 days. When it begins operating, the hospital will give service to over 140,000 people, the office said.
(The Ethiopian Herald)