Construction of teaching hospital to commence this July

2017-02-01 08:40:26

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ A.Tsogtsetseg, Minister for Health received Masato Takaoka, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Mongolia yesterday, January 31, to exchange views on cooperation in health sector.

The Minister began, “Mongolia’s health sector has an experience of closely working together with Japan”, mentioning health projects and programs that are being implemented in cooperation with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).

The Minister also touched upon two projects to be realized in the near future, firstly the one to provide medical equipments worth MNT 11.8 billion to hospitals of 32 soums of 3 aimags this year, and the one to build a teaching hospital affiliated with the Mongolian National University of Medical Sciences next year.

Ambassador Takaoka said, “The construction works of the teaching hospital will commence this July. I hope that the hospital will be a big contribution to Mongolian health sector and services”.

The Ambassador also mentioned about the 45th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Japan and Mongolia which falls this year.

Moreover, agenda of the meeting included the introduction of Japanese judo acuclosure to Mongolia, ‘Young leader’ program in cooperation with Nagoya University of Japan and other cooperation projects and programs.