Yemen Blacklists 12 Hospitals

Published October 29th, 2001 - 02:00 GMT

The Yemeni Health Ministry has blacklisted 12 hospital due to inefficiency, and has lowered their status to health centers. 

Khaled Al Iryani, director of health supervision, was quoted by the Yemen Observer as saying that “the ministry of health has converted 12 hospitals into health centers.” 

These facilities, he said, were not in compliance with technical and engineering specifications and were found to be unfit for use as hospitals. 

He added that the ministry “cannot close these hospitals forever until the court issues its ruling” on their situation –

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