Three More Schools In Hospitals To Be Opened This Year – Noorainee

PETALING JAYA:  Three more Schools in Hospitals (SDH) will be opened this year in Negeri Sembilan, Sabah and Sarawak.

Wife of the Deputy Prime Minister Puan Sri Noorainee Abdul Rahman said the opening of the schools would bring the total number of these schools to 13.

“To date, there are 10 such schools operating in Peninsular Malaysia and this year, we hope to extend it to Sabah, at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Likas, and to Sarawak, at the Sarawak General Hospital in Kuching.

“Another SDH will also be opened at the Hospital Tuanku Jaafar, Seremban,” she told reporters after visiting the University Malaya Medical Centre (PPUM) SDH, here today.

Also present were the Deputy Director-General of Education (Education Operations) Datuk Sufaat Tumin, PPUM Director Profesor Datuk Dr Ikram Shah Ismail and PPUM SDH Supervisor Khairul Azman Jamaludin.

An idea mooted by Noorainee, the SDH was set up in major hospitals in the country to provide educational facilities to students undergoing treatment there.

So far, the 10 SDH in Malaysia are at the Kuala Lumpur Hospital, Ampang Hospital, Serdang Hospital, Universiti Sains Malaysia Hospital in Kubang Kerian, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre in Cheras, Sultanah Aminah Hospital in Johor Baharu, Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Hospital in Temerloh, Sultanah Fatimah Specialist Hospital in Muar, the Universiti Malaya Medical Centre and Selayang Hospital.

BERNAMA.

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