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The King of Morocco orders 11 new health centers to serve the poor

RABAT – King Mohammed VI of Morocco, President of the Mohammed V Foundation for Solidarity, has given his high instructions to make available the centers built by the Foundation in the fields of medico-social care and training for the benefit of the poor.

The King’s directive comes within the framework of strengthening the public health offer and reducing the socio-economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic on populations in precarious situations, initiated under the High Benevolence of the Sovereign, indicates a statement from the Foundation.

The immediate start concerns 11 new centers whose construction and equipment works were completed – for the most part – in 2021, in six cities of the Kingdom. They are part of programs aimed at improving access to local health care for disadvantaged populations, the management of specific needs as well as young people’s access to vocational training, and to support capacity building. women, added the same source.

These are large-scale projects and medico-social structures that are part of two of the Foundation’s major programs in the fields of health and disability: the Territory Medical Centers – Mohammed V Foundation for Solidarity ( CMP) and the network of the Mohammed VI National Center for the Disabled (CNMH). Two new CMPs, among the 12 units planned (including 2 operational in Rabat and Casablanca since 2019) will open their doors in Bni Makada in Tangier (66 million dirhams) and in the new town of Errhama (73 million dirhams). As for the CNMH, it is the two new regional sections of Tangier (66 million dirhams) and Agadir (25 million dirhams) which will start their activities, bringing to 8 the number of CNMH which are operational on the national territory. .

In addition, the Center for Chronic Diseases specializing in the treatment of diabetes (5 million dirhams) will consolidate the offer in this field in the city of Fez.

In addition to these facilities, the second chance school in Ben M’sik (14 million dirhams) will allow young people aged 12 to 20 without a diploma and without a job to regain their footing and build their professional integration project.

Other projects include three Training and Capacity Building Centers for Youth and Women in Fahs Anjra (17.5 million dirhams), the Local Center for Women and Children in Mers El Kheir (6 million dirhams) located in the Prefecture of Skhirat – Temara and the Pedagogical Center for Auditory Rehabilitation in Tangier (16 million dirhams).