Diagnostic equipment presented to general hospital of Khentii aimag

2021-09-17 14:16:59

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Khentii aimag’s general hospital has been supplied with the state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment for gastrointestinal endoscopy provided under ADB-supported Fifth Health Sector Development program.

Member of Parliament Bat-Erdene Badmaanyambuu, ADB Deputy Country Director for Mongolia Declan F. Magee, State Secretary of the Ministry of Health ErdembilegTsevegmid and provincial representatives participated in the handover event.

Gastrointestinal cancer is the third most common cancer among residents of Khentii aimag. The equipment is essential in the early detection and diagnosis of gastrointestinal diseases and will save the patients from having to travel to Ulaanbaatar for tertiary hospital service.