Private Sector Participation in Health Service Vital

By Tione Andsen

Care Poly clinic Limited has said Private sector participation in delivery of health services in the country is vital to complimenting government’s efforts to providing better medical care.

Care Polyclinic Limited, Medical Director, William Agane said this Wednesday during a Media familiarization tour of the facility in Area 3, Lilongwe.

He said the private sector plays a complimenting role in help the government attain the effective delivery of health services for its people hence the need to be supported in the investment of the sector.

Agane said the services being offers to the facility are affordable to every patients and most people on medical schemes are accessing the medical services.

“We have a Dialysis services on offer to compliment what is already Kamuzu Central Hospital (KCH). This means this facility can lessen pressure the KCN Dialysis Unit was having in the past,”he said.

The Medical Director said they would continue partnering with government in a number of areas in order to reduce cost of seeking medical services outside the country.

“We strongly believe that the best way to prevent diseases is by detecting it early and encourage people to have routine body checks’” he added.

Nursing officer, Weston Manjomo said the health facility started operating in 2018 was at Crossroads before moving to Area 3 due to pressure of patients.

He said more patients are being assisted at the facilities and admission are being conducted regularly.

The Care Polyclinic Limited provides the following services,ambulance, Digital X-ray, Delivery room, Dialysis services, Electro Cardiogram (ECG) High Dependency Unit HDU, laboratory, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI),Operation Theatre, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy and Ultra sound Colour Doppler.-MANA