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Sabah will have its first care centre (TASKA) for children with disabilities (OKU) by end of the year.
Deputy Women, Family and Community Development Minister Datuk Azizah Mohd Dun said it would be among six such centres in the country.
The setting up of the centre in Sabah, carried out with the cooperation of non-governmental organisations, involved renovating and upgrading of the Likas Chesire Home, she told reporters after a Ramadan programme here yesterday.
She said the centre, which would have qualified and experienced staff, would be able to accommodate a maximum of 30 children at a time.
On a suggestion by the Sabah Kadazandusun Murut Welfare and Education Association (Pekadin) for a Federal Women Development Department branch office to be set up in Sabah, she said the matter had to be discussed by the federal and state governments.
"Sabah already has the Women Affairs Department and if a Women's Development Department is to be set up, it is not to compete or that it will involve overlapping of duties, but to improve the existing institution," she added.
At the function, 200 people, comprising orphans, single mothers, senior citizens and new Muslim converts received contributions from the ministry. -BERNAMA
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