WHO provides equipment to primary medical units

2018-01-16 10:12:52
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ On January 15, 97 laboratory centrifuges were handed over to primary medical units within the frame of the ‘Whole Liver Mongolia’ national program.

The equipment worth USD 114 million 382,400 was provided by the World Health Organization, making it possible for the primary medical units to conduct tuberculosis diagnosis and hepatitis C virus tests in their localities.

Based on tuberculosis report from provinces, the equipment will be distributed to primary medical units in Uvs and Sukhbaatar aimags initially.

Within the ‘Whole Liver Mongolia’ program, hepatitis B, C tests are being conducted among the population, financed by the Health Insurance Fund. On the national level, the program has reached 353,445 people, who make up about 47.1 percent of the target group.