UNFPA donates long-distance diagnosis equipmentSociety
Bayankhongor /MONTSAME/. In the frameworks of establishing emergency medical aid training stations for the National Center for Maternal and Child Health of Mongolia as well as in 21 aimags with the financing of MNT 2.4 billion, the UNFPA donated necessary equipment for long-distance diagnosis as well as equipment for emergency medical aid training to the birthing unit of the Bayankhongor aimag hospital. The equipment cost over MNT 50 million in total.
Head of UNFPA Office in Mongolia Kaori Ishikawa presented the equipment to the hospital during her working visit.
In her speech, she expressed the UNFPA’s satisfaction in the good relations between hospitals as well as the skillfulness of the doctors and specialists, highlighting that the reduction of maternal and newborn mortality is the results of the hospital staff.
The project team conducted training for the over 20 types of equipment presented to the birthing unit, teaching the doctors how to use the equipment as well as what they should focus on.
With the equipment for long-distance diagnosis, it now becomes possible to save the lives of mothers having difficulty in giving birth as the local doctors will be able to directly communicate with the doctors at the National Center for Maternal and Child Health