Device for detecting asbestos-related lung disease at early stage presented

2019-01-10 17:49:09

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Under the project being jointly implemented by JICA and National Pathology Center (NPC) in 2018-2020, ‘Improving Capacity of Diagnosing Lung Diseases Associated with Asbestos Dust at an Early Stage’, NanoZoomer-SQ telepathology device was today, presented to NPC.

The scanner can detect asbestos-related lung disease, which is increasing in Mongolia according to recent studies, at an early stage using a microscope.

Deputy Minister of Health L.Byambasuren, Chief Representative of JICA Mongolia office Sato Mutsumi, Project Coordinator Kouki Inai and other relevant officials attended the presentation ceremony.

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