KUALA LUMPUR OCT.7: Hospital Kuala Lumpur (HKL) has rendered its services as a training centre to thousands of doctors, medical students and several medical professions and as the main clinical research centre is now the COVID-19 Hybrid Hospital apart from being the Quarantine and COVID-19 Treatment Centre (PKRC).
Director General of Health, Tan Sri Dr. Noor Hisham Abdullah said, the national reference hospital is now 151 years of age and has given its services since 1870 not only to the people living in the Klang Valley but to millions of patients nationwide.
Dr. Noor Hisham added, many had been born in this hospital, admitted to the wards and it had operated many patients and delivered many other services.
“This afternoon, the Minister of Health (MOH), Khairy Jamaluddin along with the highest management staffs of MOH made an official visit to HKL to look at the situation of the main hospital in Klang Valley and understand its future development plan,” Dr. Noor Hisham said in his Facebook post today.
Dr. Noor Hisham expressed his happiness and said, Alhamdulillah the COVID-19 situation is becoming better with reduced cases admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) wards, normal wards and PKRC and this enables many more non-COVID 19 cases treatment can be utilised.
During the visit to HKL, the MOH Minister Khairy was briefed on the current and future development plans to enable HKL to grow in fulfilling the medical services’ needs for the people in Klang Valley and Malaysia.
“This is very much needed in line with the efforts to extend the medical expertise with facilities, latest technology and sufficient number of qualified human resources.
“As mentioned by the Minister of Health, the master plan for HKL needs to be a shield for the future, suitable for its role as the national reference hospital. Congratulations and thanks to all the medical staffs of HKL throughout 151 years of service with sweat and energy for the beloved Malaysian Family,” Dr. Noor Hisham said.- Malaysia World News