THE government will release the remaining 3bn/- to finance the construction of Mawenzi Referral Hospital in Moshi district, Kilimanjaro region.
President Samia Suluhu Hassan announced on Friday shortly after laying the foundation stone for the construction of maternal ward at the hospital the decision is necessary for the decades-long health facility.
“Mawenzi started providing healthcare services some years back and it hasn’t got the status of a referral hospital,” she said detailing that the government plans to renovate all infrastructure at decades-long hospitals across the country.
Under the plan Mawenzi hospital will receive 6bn/-.
The president called on health workers to continue offering service to the people pleading to protect their interests.
“Go and save the lives of your fellow Tanzanians. The government has begun to address the issues facing employees and which promotion and upgrading scales,” she said. “Your interests are also our concern.”