First lady H.E. Roman Tesfaye has laid foundation stone for the construction of
Cancer Center at Wolaita Sodo University Referral Hospital, and inaugurated the
medical center for pediatrics, which is built with support of Chentro Perli Ethiopia.
In the inaugural ceremony, the First Lady stated that the government is working
vigorously to control and prevent both contagious and non-contagious diseases.
“Besides delivering efficient and quality healthcare services, Wolaita Sodo
University is making impressive efforts towards modernizing health care services”
she said. The First Lady added that ‘the inauguration of this medical center and a
plan to build a cancer center is an indication of the university’s endeavor.’
She said, “It is demanding and indispensable to create strong correlation between t
medical centers and the society for the success of our health policy that follow both
defensive and protective approach.”
On the occasion of the function, the President of the University, Dr Senbetie
Toma, on his part said “equipped with the modern medical apparatuses, the
hospital provides quality health care services for mothers and children. Besides, to
ensure the quality of every health care service, and make them affordable, the
university is working with all stakeholders” the president pledged.