FRIDAY, 20th MARCH –
Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS), Sandakan Branch Campus students and staffs now are able to receive medical treatment in-campus after the officiating ceremony of the Health Centre establishment, yesterday.
The officiating ceremony was completed by the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Datuk Dr. Mohd Harun Abdullah.
Earlier in his speech, Datuk Harun said that the opening of the clinic is significant, especially to the Faculty of Sustainable Agriculture (FPL) community, the only faculty in Sandakan branch campus.
“This is a beginning and also a good effort in ensuring the students health care are covered. Congratulation to Student Affairs Department and Health Centre and also to every party involved in ensuring the success of Sandakan Campus Health Centre to operate,” he said.
According to him, the clinic will provide students and staff with minor illness with out-patient treatments.
He also added that distance between FPL to town and health care centre is quite far. Thus, this in-campus clinic will save time and cost for receiving treatment.
“Health Centres in both UMS Kota Kinabalu and Labuan have been operating for quite some time now. FPL was not left behind by the operation of this Health Centre in ensuring the community campus welfare are prioritize by university management,” added Datuk Harun.
The clinic operation was also supported by staffs from Duchess of Kent Hospital, Sandakan. -SS-
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Photo: Farhan Shah Mohammad, FPL