Much-needed medical equipment handed over

2019-03-13 16:05:58

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ On March 12, under the project grant aid of Japan, medical equipment worth around MNT 8 billion was handed over to hospitals and medical centers of Mongolia.

In particular, a portable surgical x-ray machine designated for use in vascular surgery and liver and kidney transplantation were presented to the First Central Hospital, and 34 ultrasound scans each worth MNT 300 million to central hospitals of 21 aimags, health centers of nine districts, First and Third Central Hospitals, and National Cancer Center. The ultrasound scan is used to evaluate fetal development and  heart and liver diagnosis and tests.

At the handover ceremony, Health Minister said she will be attentive towards supply of necessary equipment in the future.