Nationwide medical checkups being organized by 49 health organizationsUlaanbaatar
A regular meeting of the capital city authorities was held on
Landscaping and cleaning of public roads, squares, bus stations, monuments, chairs, and children's playgrounds along the Tuul, Selbe, and Dund rivers have been done with the joint efforts of the citizens of the capital city. In the scope of the works to create a comfortable living environment in the city, 1,143 unauthorized garages have been demolished so far and landscaping works have been done. In addition, 20,1 thousand square meters of land have been registered for public use.
In accordance with the launch of the nationwide preventive checkups and early detection campaign on May 1, Head of the Health Department of the Capital City B.Byambadorj briefed the authorities present at the meeting. A comprehensive plan to involve the citizens in the campaign in phases has been developed by family health centers and khoroo administrations.
Adults are being involved in 19 types of medical checkups. These include the diagnosis of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and tuberculosis, assessment of mental and general physical health, blood and urine tests, glucose, pap smear, hepatitis B and C, rapid tests for syphilis and HIV, electrocardiogram, endoscopy, gastroscopy, and ultrasound tests for the chest and abdominal areas as well as thyroid. As for children up to the age of 18, they are being involved in six types of medical checkups. This includes diagnosis of non-infectious diseases, mental health assessment, dental checkup, eye exam, and tuberculosis test.
It was emphasized that a digital program for early detection will be widely introduced. Results on early detection and medical examination will be maintained, and family health centers will assess the risk of changes in medical checkups. The year-long campaign will be implemented by 49 public and private health care organizations.
CAPITAL CITY TRAINING, RESEARCH, AND PUBLIC RELATIONS AGENCY