Development center for disabled children to open in 2019

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President of Mongolia Kh.Battulga got acquainted with construction process of the Development center for disabled children being built in Bayangol district.

The center is being constructed with USD 35 million grant from the Government of China covering 20 thousand square meter area. The center will consist of reception, rehabilitation department and rehabilitation training center and will receive 250 patients daily.

According to the report from the Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare, about 8000 disabled children out of 14000 were born with birth defects in Mongolia. Thanks to the center, precise examination and analysis on preventing birth defects will be made. It will also reduce treatment cost for disabled children.

The construction work of the development center started in 2016 and will be complete in this December and put into operation in the first quarter of 2019.