Taiping General Hospital

District General Hospital | 34000Taiping, Malaysia

Hospital description

The Taiping Hospital, or General Hospital of Taiping, was started as Yeng Wah, the Chinese Pauper Hospital, to provide medical care for the indenture labourers working the mining fields of Taiping.
The hospital struck a first on 3 Feb 1896, by being the first hospital in Malaya to be installed with an X-ray machine.


Hospital type District General Hospital
Local language
Funding Status Unknown


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