Health Minister Dr. Fahrettin Koca visited Manisa City Hospital which started to receive patients last week, and visited inpatients in the wards and a new-born baby and its mother.
Following the visit, Koca made a statement to the press members and stated that “we would like to carry the health transformation program one step further and increase patient satisfaction through city hospitals referred to as “my dream” by the President H.E. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.”
Concerning his visit to Manisa City Hospital, Dr. Fahrettin Koca added that “I am certain that patients will no longer need to apply to the hospitals outside Manisa as the new city hospital has the technological infrastructure and high-tech equipment besides its physical size. We attach importance to city hospitals. We would like to plan city hospitals as the most developed and advanced version of health services delivery. Therefore, we will make efforts to make sure that there will not be any problem in terms of service provision, staff and healthcare professionals. I also believe that Manisa will be an important center for medical tourism.”
Health Minister Dr. Koca also underlined their determination to solve the transportation problem in cooperation with Manisa Municipality.
Koca also added that the process is still ongoing for the hospitals in Ahmetli and Salihli provinces of Manisa.
After his visit to Manisa City Hospital, Dr. Koca went to Merkezefendi State Hospital that started to receive patients in September and talked with patients.
Dr. Koca left Manisa after his visit to AK Party Manisa Provincial Directorate.