Turkmenistan received a batch of medical equipment from Japan

The Ashgabat Emergency Center hosted a ceremony of handing over a batch of medical equipment from Japan as part of the project “Improving the health care system of Turkmenistan through the provision of medical equipment”.

The event was attended by Deputy Minister of Health and Medical Industry of Turkmenistan Chary Agamyradov, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Turkmenistan Yamamoto Hiroyuki, UN Resident Coordinator in Turkmenistan Dmitry Shlapachenko, and project manager of the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) in Turkmenistan Vasily Tolkachev.

As the Ambassador of Japan noted in his speech, grant funds were used to purchase modern medical equipment - X-ray machines, equipment for artificial ventilation, ultrasound, bronchoscopy, etc. within the framework of this project. According to the diplomat, the cost of the project, which was launched jointly by the Japanese government and UNOPS in March 2021, is estimated at $2.8 million.

In turn, the Deputy Minister of Health and Medical Industry of Turkmenistan, Chary Agamyradov, emphasized in his speech that the medical equipment received under this project has already been installed in 50 medical institutions throughout the country and is successfully used by Turkmen doctors.

Source: Turkmenistan.ru